[UPDATE: The location for the community collection event has been moved to Georgetown High School, 2211 N. Austin Ave.]
This September, the City is asking you to Love Where You Live by helping clean up Georgetown.
Rivery Park clean-up event Sept. 10
The City of Georgetown is hosting a riverbank cleanup event on Sept. 10 in Rivery Park, 1125 Woodlawn Ave. Free public parking is available in the Sheraton Austin Georgetown Hotel & Conference Center garage, 1101 Woodlawn St.
Volunteers can check in for the event beginning at 8:30 a.m. at the white tent near the playground, which is in the middle of the park. A safety briefing will be held at 8:55 a.m. The cleanup will be from 9-10 a.m.
Volunteers must fill out this waiver to participate. Volunteers may sign the waiver at the event.
During the event, trash bags and gloves, as well as light snacks and drinks, will be provided. Participants are asked to wear appropriate clothing such as long pants, hats, and sunglasses, as well as comfortable closed-toe shoes.
Individuals interested in volunteering can email MS4Operator@georgetown.org to register or sign up online at transportation.georgetown.org/river-cleanup. The cleanup event may be canceled in case of bad weather. Follow the City’s social media pages for updates: facebook.com/cityofgeorgetown and twitter.com/georgetowntx.
Household Hazardous Waste collection event Sept. 21
The City will host a free household hazardous waste collection event from 3-6 p.m. Sept. 21 in San Gabriel Park, 425 E. Morrow St.
The event will be available for up to 400 Georgetown solid waste customers who have solid waste service through Texas Disposal Systems. Customers must contact Customer Care at 512-930-3640 or firstname.lastname@example.org to have their names placed on a list. Please include your name, address, and utility account number when emailing customer care. Customers must have their names on the list to participate.
Residents must remain in their vehicles during the no-contact collection. Staff will unload items from the back seat or trunk of the vehicle.
All items to be dropped off must be in their marked original containers. Commercial disposal and trailers are not allowed.
For more information about what household items will be accepted, visit https://recycle.georgetown.org/residential-programs/household-hazardous-waste.
Community collection event Sept. 24
The City’s Public Works Department will host a community cleanup event from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 24 at Georgetown High School, 2211 N. Austin Ave.
During the event, residents will be able to drop off paper for shredding, tires, mattresses, and electronics, including televisions, microwaves, computers, and cell phones. Individuals are limited to three boxes or sacks of paper for shredding and up to four tires per carload. There is no limit on electronic items. Household hazardous waste items will not be accepted.
To participate, please bring a donation for Friends of the Georgetown Animal Shelter, which helps support the needs of the Georgetown Animal Shelter. Items needed include:
- Squeegee poles and heads
- Muffin tins
- Stainless steel pet pails
- Pill pockets for dogs and cats
- Small dustpans
- Durable dog toys
Monetary donations will also be accepted.