“Clean up Bay City” at the annual Earth Day celebration

BAY CITY, MI – An annual spring cleaning event returns to Bay City once again.

Bay City’s annual Earth Day celebration called “Clean Up Bay City” will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 23. The event will take place at the Bay City Recycles Drop-Off Center at 2900 N. Water Street. This annual event allows residents to clean up the city by getting rid of hard-to-dispose items.

During the event, Bay City residents can dispose of items such as cell phones, dehumidifiers, glasses, flat screen TVs/monitors, foam containers, hearing aids, home electronics, printers, pills and some devices. On the other hand, things like batteries, books, car parts, clothing, furniture, scrap metal, toxic materials and yard waste are not accepted.

Residents can dispose of tires during the event, however, there is a limit of 10 per resident. All tires must be off rims and clean and can only be passenger car/truck tyres. A driver’s license must be presented when disposing of tires.

Click here for a complete list of accepted/not accepted materials.

Discounts on refrigerators, freezers, dehumidifiers and air conditioning units will be available during the event. All units must be functional and large units must be between 10 and 30 cubic feet to qualify for a rebate. For more information on discounts, visit www.BayCityEnergySmart.org

Bay City Electric Light and Power is also giving away free herb planter sets while supplies last to event attendees. According to the city, each set includes three biodegradable planters, three compressed soil pads, and packets of parsley, basil, and chive seeds.

All deposits will remain contactless this year. No commercial and industrial waste will be accepted. Click here for more information about the event.

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