Kerns-Buckman Neighborhood Community Collection Event
Important Venue Notes
In time for spring, neighbors can sort through their homes and yards and bring unwanted items to the Kerns and Buckman Community/Neighborhood Associations’ annual Community Collection Event for disposal. Bins tend to fill quickly so try to show up early in the event. Those items not immediately disposed will be set aside in a free area of reusable items that anyone may take home with them. Accepted Materials. Bulk waste (please, no food waste or household garbage), yard debris, furniture, small appliances, metal, tires, and e-waste (including computers, cell phones, LCD monitors, printers, and other electronics). Materials Not Accepted. Alkaline batteries, lithium/auto batteries, fluorescent bulbs, large appliances (washers/dryers/ranges/refrigerators/air conditioners/water heaters), exercise equipment, paint,** construction debris, wood, concrete, dirt, Styrofoam, hazardous waste, or anything flammable. For disposal options of unaccepted materials, please check the Metro website. **Paint cans without lids and dried paint are acceptable. Prohibited materials, not covered by METRO's disposal voucher program include all hazardous waste materials, all construction, remodeling or demolition materials. EXAMPLES OF HIGH RISK MATERIALS SUSPECTED OF CONTAINING ASBESTOS: Flooring: vinyl tiles, vinyl sheet, mastic, Walls: plaster, decorative plaster, Siding: cement siding shingles “Transite”, Ceilings: acoustical tiles, popcorn” and spray-on texture, Insulation: spray-applied, blown-in, vermiculite, pipe, HVAC and lagging, Electrical: wire insulation, panel partitions, Other: fire doors, fire brick, fire proofing.