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City announces dates for citywide cleanup

Post Date:04/18/2019 1:40 AM

The City of Gardner announced June 8 and June 15 as the dates that they will hold their annual citywide cleanup. During this time, the city provides a free pick up of large and small items for residents within city limits.

Residents south of 175th Street/Main Street will receive service on Saturday, June 8. Residents north of 175th Street/Main Street will receive service on Saturday, June 15. This offer does not apply to properties residing along private streets.

The city contracted local company Gardner Disposal Service to handle the pickup. Gardner Disposal divided the pick-up dates into two Saturdays to coincide with their available resources.

Gardner Disposal Service has approved the following items for collection:

The City of Gardner announced June 8 and June 15 as the dates that they will hold their annual citywide cleanup. During this time, the city provides a free pick up of large and small items for residents within city limits.

Residents south of 175th Street/Main Street will receive service on Saturday, June 8. Residents north of 175th Street/Main Street will receive service on Saturday, June 15. This offer does not apply to properties residing along private streets.

The city contracted local company Gardner Disposal Service to handle the pickup. Gardner Disposal divided the pick-up dates into two Saturdays to coincide with their available resources.

Gardner Disposal Service has approved the following items for collection:

  • Appliances (doors secured or removed, no Freon)
  • Box springs and mattresses
  • Basketball goals (cut in half and concrete removed)
  • BBQ grills (propane tank removed)
  • Electronics
  • Furniture
  • Bicycles
  • Push mowers (gas/oil removed)
  • Disassembled swing sets
  • Carpet (cut in 4-foot lengths, rolled and tied)
  • Large pieces of glass (broken down and boxed)

Larger items qualify if two individuals can lift them. In addition, any items over 6 feet should be cut in half.

To ensure the collection of items, residents should place their belongings within 3 feet of the curb by 7 a.m. Residents must dispose of items on their own if they fail to make pick-up time.

Gardner Disposal will not collect domestic trash, tires, car parts, yard waste and items containing chlorofluorocarbons such as refrigerators, freezers and air conditioners. For a full list of unapproved items, visit www.gardnerkansas.gov.

For a fee, residents may request a separate pickup for unapproved items at 913.856.3851. Residents can contact the Olathe Household Hazardous Waste Facility at 913.971.9311 to schedule a drop off of hazardous materials such as auto products, paints and pesticides.

For more questions regarding approved items for collection or pick-up locations, please contact Jody Demaline, public works superintendent at 913.856.0908.

  • Appliances (doors secured or removed, no Freon)
  • Box springs and mattresses
  • Basketball goals (cut in half and concrete removed)
  • BBQ grills (propane tank removed)
  • Electronics
  • Furniture
  • Bicycles
  • Push mowers (gas/oil removed)
  • Disassembled swing sets
  • Carpet (cut in 4-foot lengths, rolled and tied)
  • Large pieces of glass (broken down and boxed)
  • Bagged, boxed and bundled items

 Larger items qualify if two individuals can lift them. In addition, any items over 6 feet should be cut in half.

To ensure the collection of items, residents should place their belongings within 3 feet of the curb by 7 a.m. Residents must dispose of items on their own if they fail to make pick-up time.

Gardner Disposal will not collect domestic trash, tires, car parts, yard waste and items containing chlorofluorocarbons such as refrigerators, freezers and air conditioners. For a full list of unapproved items, visit www.gardnerkansas.gov.

For a fee, residents may request a separate pickup for unapproved items at 913.856.3851. Residents can contact the Olathe Household Hazardous Waste Facility at 913.971.9311 to schedule a drop off of hazardous materials such as auto products, paints and pesticides.

For more questions regarding approved items for collection or pick-up locations, please contact Jody Demaline, public works superintendent at 913.856.0908.

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COMPLETE LIST OF ITEMS NOT APPROVED FOR PICK UP ARE LISTED BELOW:

Items that cannot be collected are:        

  • Car batteries
  • Car parts
  • Yard Waste
  • Paint
  • Fireplace ashes
  • Solvents and all other household hazardous materials
  • Large quantities of remodel and/or construction debris, including sheet rock, concrete and wood
  • Waste oil
  • Tires
  • Domestic trash
  • Asbestos
  • Brush and limbs

No items containing CFCs will be picked up.  These include:

  • Refrigerators
  • Freezers
  • Air conditioners
  • Ice-makers
  • Dehumidifiers