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George West Pride/Clean-up Day scheduled for Oct. 20
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The City of George West and the Unify to Beautify (UTB) will sponsor a Pride/Cleanup Day on Saturday, Oct. 20, for George West residential garbage customers only. Residents must present a City utility billing stub before participating to verify garbage service.

Officials urge all citizens to roll up their sleeves and take advantage of this cleanup day. Designated trash receptacles will be located at the City Yard on 110 Business 59 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. Should any of the receptacles fill, that portion of the cleanup will close.

Tire disposal will be open to all Live Oak County residents. Tires may be brought to the George West City Yard Saturday, April 14, from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. or Monday and Tuesday, April 16-17, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Once the tire disposal receptacles are full, this portion of the cleanup will close. Only passenger tires, no rims will be accepted. No businesses are allowed to dispose. Tire disposal will be sponsored by TCEQ.

City employees will supervise the project to ensure that improper wastes are not disposed of. All brush, metal and other debris must be separated before it will be accepted.

The following is a list of hazardous wastes that will not be accepted:

Kitchen – Bug sprays, floor care products, furniture polish, metal polish with solvent.

Garage – Automatic transmission fluid, battery acid or batteries, brake fluid, car wax solvent, motor oils, other oils.

Workshop – Paint brush cleaner with solvent, cutting oil, solvent based glue, oil based paint, auto paint, model paint, paint thinner, paint stripper, primer, turpentine, varnish, wood preservative.

Garden – Fungicide, herbicide, insecticide, rat poison, weed killers.

Miscellaneous – Wire, ammunition, artist’s paints and mediums, dry cleaning solvents, fiberglass epoxy, gun-cleaning solvents, lighter fluid, mercury batteries, moth balls, oil fire alarms, unmixed photographic chemicals and swimming pool acid.

For more information, contact: City Hall at 361-449-1556 or Grace Wilson, UTB President, at 361-449-7168.
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