June 12, 2010 14:00 pm · 9 comments

The following is information on Spring Clean-up Week in the City of Pleasant Hill.

Extra pickup by Allied Waste will take place citywide during the week of June 21-25. Cleanup day will be the same day as the regular garbage day for all residents.

Customers may dispose of up to two cubic yards of additional trash or recyclable materials in addition to their regular trash and recycling. Every residential customer also has two on-call extra trash pickups available per year in addition to cleanup week pickups.

For more information, call customer service at 925-685-4711 or click HERE.

1 zoe June 12, 2010 at 8:51 PM

Spring Clean Up??!?!?!?!?!??!!!!!!!! Its summer for chrissakes.

2 B-rye June 12, 2010 at 10:05 PM

Umm zoe, actually its not summer yet, not till the 21st of june so yes it is still spring!

3 GoGo Gomez June 13, 2010 at 12:24 AM

And people will still dump stuff!

4 Anonymous June 13, 2010 at 12:32 AM

The unofficial name for this is “Having tweakers dig through your junk” day

5 Anonymous June 13, 2010 at 9:59 AM

B-rye: Ummm, then the week of the Spring clean up WILL be summer.

6 Anonymous June 13, 2010 at 1:35 PM

Does Walnut Creek also have an annual day for something like this?

San Francisco used to (and yeah, I think people used to drive around looking for “found goodies” in the things left outside), but over time, the city switched to a by-appointment system, with residents being limited to two (I think) big pickup days per year.

7 thighs of glory June 13, 2010 at 5:38 PM

Woo-hoo!!! Big Trash Day!!!
Big Trash Day was awesome in Piedmont a million years ago in the early 90’s. People there threw out new furniture because it didn’t go with their remodel. I doubt it’ll be that choice out here nowadays, but you never know. Someone might skip the research and throw out something prime. Just don’t be an ass, fellow scroungers. Leave the citizens’ stuff piled up after you peruse. It only takes a minute. Oh, and Suzy Homeowner? Don’t bother calling the po-po. It was your lack of vision made you throw the stuff out in the first place. The cops won’t care that you think recyling/repurposing is unsightly.

8 thighs of glory June 13, 2010 at 5:44 PM

Those of you that’ll sneer at people like me who’ll check out furniture and clothing that you’d throw out? Enjoy that feeling of superiority. After all, you did pay for it.

9 Anonymous June 13, 2010 at 6:53 PM

No sneering at people who re-purpose things, just ticks me off when they rip open trash bags, dump them on the ground and walk away…if it’s not bagged up the trash guys aren’t going to touch it. Now we don’t put bagged things out until the morning.

and yes, Walnut Creek has it twice a year – Fall and Spring (last one was in April)

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