**City of Celina Press Release**
The City of Celina will host the first annual downtown clean-up day on Saturday, April 7, 2018. “The City’s Clean-up Day is the perfect opportunity to jump start your spring cleaning. We are hoping to make this an annual event that allows residents to dispose of their larger unwanted items. The City is committed to keeping the community looking its best and this is one way we can all work together to accomplish that goal”, says Alexis Jackson, Director of Development Services.
The City’s trash provider, Waste Connections will provide four dumpsters that will follow the same guidelines as bulk trash pickup. Green Planet Inc. will provide a dumpster for residents to discard hazardous waste such as paint in liquid form, thinners, paint strippers, lawn and garden chemicals, fertilizers, etc.
In addition, Proshred Security will be on site for any documents that need to be shredded. The event starts at 10 a.m. and continues until 2 p.m. Drivers will enter the route at the intersection of Pecan Street and Ohio Drive, where there will be a checkpoint to verify you are a Celina resident that lives within the downtown boundaries. A current Celina water bill will be required to drop off any items. Drivers will proceed at one of the containers, unload their trash and proceed west along Pecan and exit.
Among the items expected for discarding are large pieces of furniture, mattresses, box springs, and other large or bulky household items. Tires, refrigerators, gravel, or other construction waste will not be accepted.
“The downtown area including the Square is the heart of Celina. The clean-up day is a chance for the community to be actively apart of making a more beautiful downtown Celina. Improving the appearance of downtown not only fosters community pride but make downtown a more vibrant and attractive place for residents and visitors to enjoy”, says Rebecca Barton, Downtown Development Manager.
Further information on this event can be obtained by calling the Community Relations Department at 972-382-2078 or emailing email@example.com.
If you would like to volunteer for the cleanup day, please contact Rebecca Barton, Downtown Development Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 972-382-2682 X7002.