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Successful spring cleanup

Nevada Country residents recycled more hazardous waste this year than ever before at the annual “spring cleanup.”

More than 770 people drove vehicles filled with herbicides, pesticides and other hazardous materials requiring special disposal to Rood Administrative Center in Nevada City on June 9, recycling officials said.

County Department of Transportation and Sanitation’s Daria Kent, a record-high 650 propane tanks and 200 burn barrels were successfully recycled.



Thanks to a $300,000 grant from the state, county residents will soon be able to take their hazardous waste without cost to a permanent Household Hazardous Waste Facility at the McCourtney Road Transfer Station.

Until the new facility is complete, residents can dispose of toxic materials at the McCourtney Road Recycling Center from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. every day except Monday.




– Alex Wagner


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