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Holden Announces City-Wide Clean-Up


Holden’s annual Spring City-Wide Clean-Up will be held on Saturday, May 2.

See following guidelines for instructions on what will be collected, etc. Bulk items such as furniture (couches, chairs, tables, mattresses), carpeting and appliances must be placed curbside in a neat and orderly manner no later than 6 a.m. on Saturday, May 2, 2020.

These items are not normally hauled off by your trash service.

The following guidelines shall apply and if they are not observed your items will not be picked up by city crews or the trash contractor.

Bulk waste collection guidelines: Bulk waste items must be placed curbside in a neat and orderly manner within five feet of the street. Bulk waste must be generated on the premises from which it is collected. All metal and bulk items must be neatly separated in piles; any mixing of bulk items may result in refusal of pickup. Each type of material is collected separately due to disposal methods. Do not place items in front of vacant lots or homes, they will not be picked up.

Volume Restrictions: Bulk Waste – The amount of bulk is limited to six cubic yards per collection, excluding appliances. (This is equal to a pile of trash six-feet wide, six-feet long and four-and-a-half-feet high. Car and small truck tires will be limited to five per household. No large truck or tractor tires, no rims.

Appliances – Appliances such as refrigerators, freezers, and air conditioners containing Freon must be discharged; doors must be removed from any appliance that presents a hazard to children.

Prohibited items – Items such as roofing materials, tile, concrete, bricks, stones, brush, etc. Automotive body parts, engines, transmissions, batteries, used oil, paint, insecticides, chemicals and hazardous waste items WILL NOT BE COLLECTED.

Questions or concerns should be directed to the Holden Street Maintenance Department at 816-633-2045.

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