UPDATED: Pflugerville's annual clean up day cancelled due to weather

Pflugerville residents will have the opportunity to safely dispose of and recycle a variety of unwanted items on April 6.

Pflugerville residents will have the opportunity to safely dispose of and recycle a variety of unwanted items on April 6.

UPDATE: APRIL 4 at 12:28 p.m.
Pflugerville’s clean up day that was scheduled for Saturday, April 6 has been canceled due to forecasted thunderstorms. Many items are accepted curbside on weekly trash pickup. For more information, visit: www.pflugervilletx.gov/trashtalk.

ORIGINAL POST: MARCH 29 at 11:49 a.m.
From appliances to used motor oil, Pflugerville residents will have the opportunity to safely dispose of and recycle a variety of unwanted items during Pflugerville's annual clean up day.

Hosted by Pflugerville Public Works Department, the event will take place on April 6 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at 1201 Railroad Avenue, Pflugerville.

Collected items include appliances, electronics, latex water-based paint, scrap metal items, vehicle batteries, tires, furniture, paper, cardboard and plastics, refrigerators, trash, used motor oil, antifreeze and filters and brush and tree limbs, according to the clean up day website.

However, chemicals, compressed gas cylinders, explosives, industrial and commercial waste, fencing, construction debris, medical waste, oil-based paint and items labeled “caution,” “warning” or “poison” will not be accepted.

Clean up day services are only offered to Pflugerville residents. Photo identification or proof of services, such as a utility bill, will be required.

For more information, visit the clean up day website.
By Elizabeth Ucles
Elizabeth is the reporter for Community Impact Newspaper's Frisco edition. She graduated from St. Edward's University with a degree in Writing and Rhetoric with a journalism concentration and a minor in Spanish in May 2019. Elizabeth covers public and higher education, development and transportation.


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