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It was a beautiful Saturday morning June 24th, 2017 but hot as the City of Jacksonville and the folks in Solid Waste department battled the heat to collect your hazardous waste materials including paint cans, chemicals, electronics, including old TVs all in the name of not dumping these items into the environment or the regular land field.District 11 CM Becton was on hand most of the day, thanking residents for coming out and taking the opportunity to provide his FREE Community Resource Kit to t... Read More...
Sat, June 24, 2017
Each year, the City of Jacksonville, Public Works Department schedules Hazardous Waste Remote Site disposal events around the city. In serving on the Special Committee for Solid Waste, Council Member Danny Becton noted that there were no hazardous waste remote sites selected anywhere near the Southside area, much less the 32256 zip code. To serve the needs of the community in making this very important and valuable event available to District 11, CM Becton in working with the Public Works and Th... Read More...
Mon, May 22, 2017
City Officials announced that changes to acceptable items for recycling have changed effective April 1, 2017. The changes were communicated via a mailing to all residents. The changes are listed below however you may wish to review the copy of the flyer that the city mailed out recently which provides all Solid Waste information .Click here www.youtube.com/watchClick here 2017 Solid Waste Quick Reference GuideItems no longer acceptedPlastic garbage, grocery, sandwich bags... Read More...
Fri, April 14, 2017
Through the efforts of Councilman Becton who is a member of a Solid Waste subcommittee additional hours were initiated from the City and in conjunction with Waste Pro who holds the contract for solid waste for District 11. Additional hours were provided to residents who have trash or recycle pickup on Fridays. Read More...
Tue, August 23, 2016
As the incandescent light bulb goes the way of the type writer, new technology like LED light bulbs provide a significant savings in electricity and longevity that can add up to big bucks for consumer households and businesses over time. This is especially true for our city municipalities. Each year, as an example, the City of Jacksonville spends approximately $9.3 million dollars for almost 110,000 streetlights that support our City’s roadways. Read More...
Thu, May 1, 2014
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2016-2017 Trash,Recycle,Yard Waste Pickup Schedule