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COVID-19 Update

All hazardous waste depot days are canceled until further notice and the DPW Yard is not accepting any electronic, hazardous, or other waste for drop-off. We will provide an update when the DPW Yard reopens.

We have scheduled mobile household hazardous waste pickup events. We come to you! Registration is required and is limited to 150 residents per event. See dates and register at


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Beyond the Bin: Even if you can't put it in your bin at home, someone else can put it to good use.