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Earth Day Spring Clean Up

Cully Clean Up for 2014.

Clean Up, Recycle and Provide on May 31st

The Cully Association of Neighbors will be having their Earth Day Spring Clean Up on Saturday, May 31, 2014 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at Trinity Lutheran Church and School located at 5520 NE Killingsworth. Previous clean ups were a tremendous success due in part to the many wonderful neighborhood volunteers, support from SOLVE, Trinity Lutheran Church and School, Central NE Neighbors, Albertsons,  and local businesses, Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability and Metro. We appreciate everyone's continued support!

The CAN will again have an express lane for those bringing two or three items.The NE Emergency Food Program will be on hand to collect cases and cans of food especially fruit and toiletries, clothing or other personal items including toilet paper.Community Appliances will be accepting reusable appliances. There will be a U- Price It area for those other miscellaneous goodies; where you can donate useable items, find something you like, price it, pay and it's yours. The Salvation Army will be collecting remaining items.

This event is strictly for residential households/vehicles only. No commercial vehicles will be allowed. Also not accepted will be refrigerators or air conditioners. Suggested FEES: Car $7.00, SUV or Van $15.00, Pickup Truck $20.00 and up. Additional fees for all vehicles with oversize loads or trailers – fee based on size of load. Computers, monitors and TV's less than 36" has an $8.00 transportation fee.  Any other electrical or electronic item is $2.00. Tires on rim $3.00 and tires off rim $2.00 each.

ACCEPTABLE ITEMS: Limited Yard debris (not compost), branches,  lawn mowers, bulky items, furniture, appliances, metal, glass, rubber, carpets, mattresses. cell phones, electronics, block styrofoam, batteries of all types, clothes and tires.

UNACCEPTABLE ITEMS: Hazardous Waste: gasoline, chemicals, oil, paint, tar, animal waste or liquids of any kind. These building & landscape materials: Concrete, asphalt, dirt, sod, brick, cement, sand, gravel or composition roofing, asbestos material. compost, light bulbs, packing peanuts and under the sink kitchen garbage.

Dispose of hazardous waste at the Metro Central Waste Transfer Station at 6161 NW 61st.  Plastics, TV's, electronics, computers and styrofoam are also accepted at Total Reclaim located at 6427 NE 59th Place, call 503-281-1899 for details.

CAN is thankful for the Metro Voucher program and the Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability who compensate the hauling and disposal costs. Funds received defray the cost of this event and help sustain the Cully Association of Neighbors to flourish and grow.

Anyone who would like to volunteer for a two-hour shift will be provided lunch and is welcome to dump one car load for free. For information contact Dennis 503-528-6898 or to volunteer call Marilee at 503-771-6088.  Quiera ayudar? Llame a Larry 503-287-0523 se habla espanol.

Sponsored by: Cully Association of Neighbors, Metro, Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability, SOLVE, with support from Central NE Neighbors, Trinity Lutheran Church and School, The Salvation Army, NE Emergency Food Program, Delphina’s Bakery, Starbucks, US Bank, Jay’s Mower  Repair, Morel Ink, Fire station 28, Community Appliances, Safeway,  Columbia Ecovillage,Total Reclaim, Albertsons. Verde & local businesses.



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