TYLER — Starting today, Smith County citizens can bring trash and bulky items to the Greenwood Farms Landfill for free. The Smith County Environmental Crimes Unit, Precinct Constables and Smith County Commissioners Court are working together to host the 2013 Smith County Wide Clean Up event July 15-27. During this two week period, vouchers will be available to the public good for one free visit to the Greenwood Farms Landfill.
Smith County residents may dispose of three cubic yards of trash and bulky items per person – the equivalent of about a full-sized truck bed. Vouchers are available to pick up at all Justice of the Peace and Constable Precinct offices or at the Smith County Courthouse Annex, suite 100. There is a limit of one voucher per household and businesses may not participate in the voucher program. The vouchers are valid Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and on Saturday 6:30 a.m. to noon. The vouchers are accompanied by a detailed list of items that Greenwood Farms Landfill; an Allied Waste Company will not accept. Directions and a map to the Greenwood Farms Landfill are also provided.
“Manager Zach Briscoe of Greenwood Farms provides us with services every year to make the County Wide Clean Up event possible. We could not do this without their generosity,” Smith County Environmental Crimes Officer Tommy Goodman said.
Items not accepted during the County Wide Clean Up include hazardous waste, pesticides, herbicides, solvents, gasoline, oils, paint, acid, batteries, asbestos, Freon, whole tires, refrigerators, freezers, televisions and computers.
For more information or to pick up your voucher, please call: Constable Pct. 1 (Tyler) at 903-590-2609; Constable Pct. 2 (Noonday) at 903-590-4840; Constable Pct. 3 (Troup) at 903-590-4744; Constable Pct. 4 (Winona) at 903-590-4879; Constable Pct. 5 (Lindale) at 903-590-4901 or the Smith County Commissioner’s Court Office (Tyler) at 903-590-4607.