Carson City Pride week events
This week is Pride Week in Carson City. The following offerings are aimed at helping residents cleanup their yards and homes and take pride in their community.
• Senior Junk Haul
1-800-GOT-JUNK has volunteered to pick up three bookings of junk removal per day for elderly or disabled Carson City residents at no cost. Call 887-8898 and follow recorded instructions carefully to request a pick-up time.
• Adopt-A-Block program
Local groups will pick an area and clean it up. Heavy-duty garbage bags will be available at City Hall. Just fill ’em up, and the City Street Operations will haul them away. Call 887-2355 to schedule pick-up.
• Carson City landfill
Free to Carson City residents Friday through Sunday. For information, call 887-2355 or 882-6066. The landfill also accepts recyclable materials including glass, cans, newspapers, cardboard and plastic.
• Wreck Riddance
Pick-N-Pull will tow away any old vehicles to the salvage yard for free as long the VIN number is visible and the property owner signs a release. Call 882-7772.
• Household Hazardous Waste
Dispose of pesticides, gasoline, herbicides and paint at no cost by calling 887-2355.
For information, to volunteer your help or suggest a site that could use volunteer help, call the Carson City Offices at 887-2100.
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