Fulton County Receives EPA Grant For Litter Clean-Up

VR LOGO - WEBJuly 30th, 2014 (WAUSEON, OH) The Fulton County Board of Commissioners has received a grant from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to clean up litter from roadsides, parks and other public lands; and tire amnesty collection.
Under the Department of Fulton County Solid Waste, groups will be organized for clean-up days in the summer of 2014 and the spring of 2015. All collected materials will be transferred to the Fulton County Transfer Station for disposal. Fulton County will provide all necessary supplies and tools for collection and plans to work with all County/Townships Highway Departments, Schools, Scouts, FFA, 4-H Clubs, Conservation Organizations and individuals to provide the necessary volunteers to accomplish the overall goals of the Fulton County’s solid waste and recycling management program.

For interested persons to become involved in the beautification of Fulton County neighborhoods, parks and public areas, they are asked to contact the Fulton County Public Utilities Department at 419-337-9263 to provide the following information: Name of Group/organization, contact person, clean-up route/area, date(s) of clean-up, needed supplies (i.e. trash bags) and collected materials pick up dates(s).

If the above organized group/individual wishes to transfer the collected materials or residential tires (passenger and truck without rims) the Fulton County Transfer Station will be accepting (no charge) all collected materials at 9360 Co. Rd. 14 (between the Airport and Dog Pound) on Saturday September 27th, 2014 and Saturday October 25th, 2014 from 8am to 4pm. They will be accepting Residential tires only, no commercial or business. On-site registration will be required.

Fulton County will announce the Spring 2015 Clean-up & Tire Amnesty Collection dates in January 2015.

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