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Thursday , 13 May 2021

Fall clean up begins in Vermilion

The Town of Vermilion kicked off their Fall Clean Up Program yesterday.

Until Friday, residents will have the opportunity to leave small household items in their front yards for pick-up.

“We’re very happy to be able to provide this service to residents as part of our regular solid waste disposal program,” said Derek Young, Director of Infrastructure and Planning Services.

“There is no additional charge and it helps accommodate people who may not have a truck to transport these items.”

If items are not placed outside before October 23, or the town is unable to pick up the items residents will have to drop them off at the Vermilion Regional Transfer Station.

With the growing season coming to a close, bagged garden waste and three foot tied tree bundles can be disposed of. Books or magazines, broken toys with the batteries removed, or small appliances such as coffee pots, toasters or blenders could also be included.

The program is unable to accept any hazardous, heavy or large items.

Any uncertain items or questions can be directed to the Infrastructure and Planning Department at 780-581-2415.

About Angela Mouly

Angela comes to Lakeland Connect after leaving traditional newspaper where she spent the past four years reporting on community events. Her repertoire includes writing about history, politics, agriculture, sports, entertainment and art. She was the third place recipient of an AWNA General Excellence Award for “Best Front Page” during their 2016 Better Newspaper Competition. Angela has lived in rural Alberta all her life and in Vermilion for the past 15 years. She looks forward to continuing to serve and inform the Lakeland community by joining in people's many adventures and sharing their stories.