Reminder BENA Junk Day September 21st


Posted by Debbie McKnight | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on 13-09-2017

The 2017 fall BENA Junk Date is Thursday, September 21st. Please have your junk out the night before. Reminder BENA members also are entitled to one free large item pickup per week if you have an immediate need. To get the large item pick up you must call 638-9000 and request a pickup.
BENA Junk Day for BENA members with the Republic/ID group rate.
Normal junk pickup consists of hot water heaters, washers, dryers, dishwashers, couches, chairs, coffee/end tables, misc boxed toys, garage items, tools, grilles, bicycles, lawn mowers, refrigerators* etc. The following is a general guideline of what is NOT ACCEPTABLE for junk pickup of “normal” household solid waste.
Demolition /construction material ..studs,drywall,sinks,tubs,toilets . A dumpster is required for construction, renovation , redecorating. Cabinets must be broken down to small pieces no longer than 4-5’
If items can fit into a 90 gal ID cart they are acceptable. No hot tubs / spas. Patio doors. Carpet must be cut into 4’ rolls and tied
Large amounts of fencing …a few planks may be ok if no longer than 4-5ft. in length…must be tied and bundled for pickup
No concrete….blocks,bricks etc.
No liquids of any kind…paint, thinners, pesticides household cleaners, motor oils, fuels. Wet paint can be “solidified” with kitty litter or granular absorbant material from automotive supply stores
No medical bio-hazards…sharps, chemo diapers, oxygen tanks
Lawn mowers must have gas tanks removed and broken down as much as possible
Gas grilles are acceptable…with no propane tanks of any kind,..grilles must have tank removed and broken down as much as possible
Swing sets and basket ball goals must be broken down as much as pieces more than 4-5ft long…no concrete on legs or base
Mailboxes cannot be more than 4-5’ long and no concrete on base
No large car parts..fenders, hoods, trunk lids etc.
No tires of any car parts – fenders , engines etc.
* Freezers, refrigerators, air conditioners – must have freon / refrigerant captured and removed by certified HVAC technician and unit tagged for acceptable pickup. Freon is considered hazardous waste
No landscaping material such as…logs, railroad ties, landscape timbers or concrete blocks. No dirt, sod.
No yard waste material (in Jefferson County this must be collected separately with yard service) …no fire logs, stumps , shrubs etc.

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