Saturdays Spell Fall Clean Up for Broken Bow

BROKEN BOW – Saturday, September 17 is an open invitation to all Broken Bow residents to lend a hand in the annual city-wide fall cleanup, a chance for everyone to freshen up their caves before winter hibernation begins.

Free collection sites will be set up between Tomahawk Park and Paul Brown Field between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. All manner of items will be accepted at the sites, which emphasize metal materials such as lawn mowers and bicycles and old, Freon-free appliances. Automotive batteries will be taken as well, though tires, paint, motor oil, and chemicals (including household waste) will not.

Those with recyclable materials are urged to utilize permanent recycling trailers at the corner of South 10th Ave. and South B St.

The City of Broken Bow’s Tree Dump will be accepting free collection on that Saturday as well as the following, the 24. It will be open twice on those days, between 8:30 a.m. and noon, and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., and accept in addition to trees and branches: pallets, untreated and unpainted lumber, yard waste, and grass clippings, though will not accept rebar or wire mesh in concrete.

The Goodwill Truck will be in town on Tuesday, September 27, and will accept old computers, clothing, furniture, and working small appliances. The truck will rest in the parking lot of Gary’s Super Foods until Friday, the 30, or until it is full.