Seward city clean-up day set for April 15


Seward’s annual clean-up day is scheduled for Saturday, April 15, at the city’s storage lot, 880 S. Columbia Ave.

Seward residents may drop off items from 8 a.m. to noon. Some items require a disposal fee as noted below.

Items accepted include:

• Scrap metal and appliances – $10 per appliance or load of metal

• Hazardous waste including acids, antifreeze, banned materials (chlordane, DDT, etc.), cyanide, fertilizers (yard chemicals), flammables, gasoline and oil in small quantities, lead acid batteries, mercury and related materials, wet paint and related materials (stain, varnish, etc.), poisons, pesticides and fluorescent bulbs – quantities of more than five gallons will not be accepted

• Electronics – $15 for LCD monitors, $25 for CRT/glass tube monitors or TVs up to 25 inches, $35 for TVs 27 inches or larger, and $50 for large wooden projection TVs

Items not accepted include:

• empty or dried out paint cans – they can go directly in the trash

• tires, farm chemicals and medical sharps

Those wishing to volunteer for this event may call the Seward County Chamber and Development Partnership office at (402) 643-4189.

The event is hosted by the SCCDP, the City of Seward, Four Corners Health Department, the Nebraska Environmental Trust, Fehlhafer’s Inc. and Sadoff Iron and Metal.