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Calendar of Events

Monday, June 4 and ongoing -- The Solid Waste District has begun new office hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with a one-hour closure for lunch, noon-1 p.m.

Now through September 4 --  The Solid Waste District is accepting comments on its Draft Plan Update.  For more information see article on the home page.

Saturday, August 25, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. -- The Solid Waste District will staff an informational booth and sell raffle tickets for the decorated rain barrel at the Monarch Butterfly Festival in the Buck Creek Nature Park. The rain barrel winner will be drawn near the end of the festival.

Monday, Sept. 3 -- Clark County Recycling Center closed for Labor Day holiday. Because of the holiday, Specialty Recycling moves to the second Saturday (see below).

Wednesday, Sept. 5, 3:30 p.m.  -- Public hearing for comments on the District's update of its Solid Waste plan. This hearing will be the end of the public comment period. The Solid Waste Policy Committee will meet after the hearing to make changes and/or vote on adopting the plan.

Saturday, Sept. 8, 9 a.m. to noon -- Clark County Recycling Center open for Specialty Recycling.

Medications can be taken to drop-off boxes

Clark County residents have several options for getting rid of unwanted medications, as summarized below or in this flyer.

The Springfield Police Division has installed a Drug Drop Box at the division headquarters, 130 N. Fountain Ave. The box is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to dispose of all pills, patches, and liquids in sealed containers. Needles and syringes are not accepted. For information about this program, call 324-7685.

The Clark County Sheriff’s Office accepts all prescription medications, except for needles and syringes, at the East District Office, 3130 E. Main St., Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (closed holidays). For information about this program, call Sgt. Ralph Underwood, 521-2100.

The German Township Police Department also offers a drug take-back box that is available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to noon at 3940 Lawrenceville Drive. For information about this program, call 964-9105.

The village of Enon accepts any medications, except for liquids, in the Government Center lobby, 363 E. Main St. The drop box is available any time the center is open, usually Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Recycling Center takes technotrash

The Clark County Recycling Center accepts small electronic items, such as CDs, printer cartridges, MP3 players, hard drives, flash drive, and VHS and audio tapes. There's no charge for placing items in the boxes located in our warehouse at our 1602 W. Main St. facility.

These items go to a company that provides secured, audited disposal of electronic media and recycles the resulting material to make various products.

Visit KCCB on Facebook

Keep Clark County Beautiful has a page on Facebook. The page has tips on ways to reduce your waste and photo galleries of KCCB's projects, such as the Graffiti Removal Unit and the Keep Clark County Beautiful show for schools. Become a fan and check us out!