Meigs Cleanup Day is Sept. 12

By Lorna Hart - [email protected]

POMEROY — Meigs Cleanup Day will be 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 12 at the Meigs County Fairgrounds, 1850 Fairgrounds Road, Pomeroy. This event is open to Meigs County residents only and proof is required, such as a drivers license or utility bill. Industrial or commercial customers are not eligible.

Household items including furniture, toys, appliances, tools, box springs and mattresses and carpet will be accepted.

Tires are limited to ten per vehicle and includes passenger vehicle tires (16” or less) , semi tires. No farm tractor tires are accepted and all tires must be removed from their rims.

Reusable items in good condition such as appliances, arts and crafts, office furnishings, equipment and supplies, lumber and building materials, hardware, electrical and plumbing fixtures, steel and metal parts and fixtures, computers, electronics, stereo, audio and visual equipment, collectibles and antiques will be accepted for donation.

Electronic waste items accepted includes televisions, computers, servers, monitors, keyboards, mice, speakers, printers, faxes, copiers, scanners, UPS and battery back-up systems, any stereo equipment, cameras, camcorders, cell phones, all palm equipment, video game systems and video games, DVD players and DVD media, CD media, floppy disks, any phone equipment, microwaves and toasters are included in the recycling effort.

Items that are not accepted are general household trash, appliance with refrigerant (must attach proof that refrigerant has been removed by a licensed technician), household hazardous waste (chemicals, cleaners, pool chemicals, fluorescent lamps and ballasts, pesticides, herbicides and fertilizer, medical, infectious, or biohazard waste, batteries and liquids.

For more information on what items can be recycled, visit or call 1-800-544-1853.

By Lorna Hart

[email protected]