As the town prepares itself for the warm weather and upcoming summer, local residents begin their spring cleaning as per usual around this time. This year however, Grow Berlin Green is hosting a Town of Berlin “Spring Bulk Collection and Community Shred It Day” where residents of Berlin can have their bulky items collected and their smaller items with more personal information (i.e. tax papers, old credit cards, etc.) disposed of safely and responsibly.
The Spring Bulk Collection will be held on May 9, 2012 (if regular collection is on Tuesdays and wednesday) or May 16, 2012 (if regular collection is on Thursdays) where your bulkier items may be collected.
Items to be collected are of the following:
- Toilets & Sinks
- Refrigerators, Washers & Dryers
- Tables & Chairs
- Computer components & Pinter
- All small items must be placed in a container on the curb no more than 100lbs.
Those items not to be collected are as follows:
- Hazardous Waste
- Construction Materials
- Yard waste/brush
- Propane Tanks
- Regular household garbage and yard waste are not included in this collection
(All items are not to be disposed of in the town provided trash cans, and collection is limited to residential properties only.)
The Community Shred It Day will be held on May 23, 2012 where the Bank of Ocean City (627 William Street) and the Town of Berlin will host a FREE Community Shred It Day. Take advantage of this service to safely and responsibly discard your personal documents such as:
- Tax Papers
- Cancelled Checks
- Finance Records
- Prescription and Magazine Labels
- Credit Card Applications
- Old Credit Cards
- Other paperwork containing personal information
(There is a limit of three bags or three boxes per person, please)
For more information about Grow Berlin Green click here to visit their website.