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Tidy up with Osprey/Vamo community cleanup

Post Date:09/27/2017 10:31 AM

SARASOTA COUNTY - It's time to clean out the garage and gather discarded household items, appliances, junk, tree trimmings and other garbage as Sarasota County will hold a free community cleanup in the Osprey/Vamo area from 8 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Oct. 7.

Dumpsters will be available for your convenience at the following locations: 

  • U.S. 41 and Church Street, Osprey (east of Tamiami Trail) - main site.
  • U.S. 41 and West Oak Street, Osprey (west of Tamiami Trail).
  • Vamo United Methodist Church, 8521 Vamo Road.

Hazardous materials, paint, auto parts, electronics, televisions and computers will not be accepted at any location.

Appliances and tires will only be accepted at the Church Street main site only.

Hazardous waste, including unwanted paint, may be taken to the Sarasota County Chemical Collection Center 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesday through Saturday. The chemical collection center is located at 8750 Bee Ridge Road.

For more information, call the Sarasota County Contact Center at 941-861-5000.

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