Alton cleanup set for May 5

Posted April 04, 2012, at 5:32 p.m.

ALTON, Maine — The Alton Spring Cleanup will be held Saturday, May 5. Acceptable items must be at the curbside by 7 a.m.

Residents are asked to keep all metals separate from bulky waste piles. Mixed debris will not be taken.

Carpets must be cut into 4-foot sections, rolled and tied. Couches, mattresses and small amounts of sheet rock, in bags, will be accepted.

Freon must be removed from refrigerators, freezers and air conditioners.

Tires should be put two-at-a-time in the regular trash pickup.

Unacceptable metals are: gas containers, propane cylinders and any metal that contains liquid, auto parts, tire rims, TVs, computers, microwaves, mercury vapor tubes and wood waste.

For information, contact Maine Waste Systems at 659-2381 or the town of Alton at 394-2601.