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City Spring Cleanup activities May 4-10

Shred Day, Transfer Station specials; schedule appliance pickups by May 9

Spring Cleanup activities will be held from May 4-10.

The City of Crete will hold the annual Spring Cleanup May 4-10, with Transfer Station specials on two days, major appliance pick-up, downtown street cleanup, and shred day sponsored and hosted by Pinnacle Bank.

Free Shred Day: Bring old paperwork to be shred for FREE on Saturday, May 4 from 9 to 11 a.m. at Pinnacle Bank, 143 East 13th Street, 402.826.2121. Please no 3-ring binders, cardboard or plastic. Maximum of 10 boxes per person. Help stock the BVCA Saline County Food Pantry - requested items include: toilet paper, laundry soap, pancake mix/syrup, peanut butter, jelly, granola bars, cereal.

Transfer Station Specials: No fees will be charged at the Transfer Station for major appliances delivered on Saturday, May 4 or Tuesday, May 7; yard waste or brush and metal or iron items can be dropped off for free. All appliances with freon must have it removed and tagged prior to disposal.

Fees are charged for certain garbage items and a coupon is available from the local newspaper advertisement in The Crete News on May 1 or downloadable flyer (link below) for Crete residents only to receive $5 off a load of refuse taken to the Transfer Station. (Multiple coupons can be used for multiple trips - see coupon details.)

Transfer station regular hours are Tuesdays, from 1 to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The station is located 1/2 mile north of Highway 33 and Boswell Avenue on the east side of the road (478 County Road 2300). Find out what materials are accepted at the Transfer station.

View/Download the Spring Cleanup flyer with coupon - English  | Spanish 

Curbside Pick-Up of Major Appliances: This service is offered by the City Public Works Department to Crete residents who call ahead to arrange a pick-up before Thursday, May 9 at 5 p.m. Pick-ups will be made Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, May 8, 9, and 10. Call the Public Works office at 402-826-4312. 

Appliances with freon must have it removed and tagged; no electronics/TVs/furniture. Pick-ups will not be done for calls made after the deadline.

The Transfer Station is located at 478 County Road 2300 (North Boswell) for free disposal of yard waste and disposal of large loads of household trash with associated fees; special services are available during Spring Cleanup days, May 4 and 7.
Downtown Street Cleanup: Members of the Crete Volunteer Fire Department will cleanup on Main Ave. downtown on Sunday, May 5 at approximately 7 a.m. Vehicles along Main Ave., from 9th to 14th streets, will need to be moved by 6:30 a.m. on Sunday.



City of Crete
Departments of Public Works

City Hall - 243 East 13th Street
(Utility Office main entrance on south side)
Phone: 402.826.4312
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