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City Spring Cleanup activities May 2-7

Transfer Station specials; schedule appliance pickups by May 4

City of Crete Spring Cleanup activities are planned for May 2-7.

The City of Crete will hold the annual Spring Cleanup May 2-7, with Transfer Station specials on two days, major appliance pick-up, and a downtown street cleanup.

Transfer Station Specials: No fees will be charged at the Transfer Station for major appliances delivered on Tuesday, May 2 or Saturday, May 6; 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 April 26 and May 3 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 or 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 4 at 5 p.m. Pick-ups will be made Wednesday-Friday, May 3, 4, and 5. 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 2 and 6.
Downtown Cleanup Day: Members of the Crete Volunteer Fire Department will wash down Main Ave. on Sunday, May 7 at approximately 7 a.m. kicking off a downtown cleanup day. Vehicles along Main, from 9th to 14th streets, will need to be moved by 6:30 a.m. on Sunday. Crete Police officers will assist with traffic control support. Downtown property and business owners are encouraged to continue cleanup activities by sweeping sidewalks in front of their stores and properties and cleaning front windows.