DeKalb County, GA, July 18, 2017 — The Post Reports — On July 29th, DeKalb County residents will have the opportunity to dispose of items such as furniture and construction and demolition materials without charge as the Sanitation Division will host “Amnesty Day”. This free event will be held on Saturday, July 29, from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m., at the Seminole Road Landfill located at 4203 Clevemont Road, Ellenwood, GA 30294.
“Amnesty Day” is part of the County’s Operation Clean Sweep initiative that provides special collection of items such as tires, yard trimmings, bagged garbage and appliances. No hazardous materials will be accepted. The event is open to DeKalb County residents. Proof of residency is required.
“This event advances CEO Michael Thurmond’s efforts to address one of his most critical priorities of cleaning up the county,” said Sanitation Division Deputy Director Tracy Hutchinson in a release. “Operation Clean Sweep is remediating blight through beautification and Amnesty Day is an opportunity for residents to help participate in keeping DeKalb County beautiful.”
DeKalb describes Operation Clean Sweep as “a multi-departmental initiative focusing on litter removal, illegal dumping, mowing grass, and removing debris, trash and grass from streets, sidewalks, roadway drains and rights-of-way.” Departments partnering in the initiative include Roads and Drainage, Beautification, Sanitation, Communications and Public Safety, according to the County.
Find updates on Operation Clean Sweep at www.dekalbcountyga.gov/clean-sweep.