Jackson Township fall cleanup event: Sept. 29, 2018

Jackson Township’s fall cleanup is on tap for 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 29, 2018 at the Jackson Township Administration Building — 3756 Hoover Road in Grove City, Ohio. Jackson Township residents including those in the City of Grove City and village of Urbancrest may bring the following items for complimentary disposal: major appliances, televisions, construction materials, yard waste including shrubs and bushes, bulk trash and tires — limit four per household.

Ohio Mobile Shredding staff will be onsite to provide safe, secure document shredding (guidelines) There is no limit for shredding, but the service is intended for residential not commercial purposes. A representative from iRecycle will accept computers, printers, cell phones and CPUs.

New and used home goods, and home-improvement building materials will be collected by Habitat for Humanity MidOhio volunteers. Drop off used eyeglasses for the Grove City Noon Lions Club, and nonperishable food donations will be accepted for the Grove City Food Pantry.

Iacobacci Wood Fired Pizza will be selling fresh, made-to-order pizzas from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Fall cleanup event sponsors in addition to Jackson Township are the City of Grove City, Keep Grove City Beautiful and Local Waste Services. Call Jackson Township at (614) 875-2742 or the Grove City environmental supervisor at (614) 277-3058 for more information, or e-mail info@jacksontwp.org.

SWACO’s household hazardous waste collection: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
In addition to the fall cleanup, there will be household hazardous waste mobile collection hosted by the Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 29, 2018 at the Kingston Center at 3226 Kingston Ave. in Grove City. Franklin County residents may bring unused gasoline, lighter fluid, thinners, pool chemicals, oil-based paints, spray paints, fluorescent light bulbs, propane tanks less than 20 pounds, all types of batteries and corrosives such as drain cleaners.

Latex and water-based paints are water soluble, and not considered hazardous. Paint hardeners such as cat litter, sawdust or paper shredding may be added to latex or water-based paints to solidify any unused paint that safely may be discarded with residential trash. There will be a $1 per container charge for the disposal of latex or water-based paint during the household hazardous waste collection.

Residents can find a detailed list of acceptable and unacceptable hazardous waste items at swaco.org. Franklin County residents also may visit SWACO’s permanent household hazardous waste collection site at 645 E. 8th Ave. in Columbus (the corner of East 8th and Essex Avenue) open Wednesday, Thursday and Fridays. Visit http://bit.ly/swacohhw for hours of operation.