TYLER — The 2014 Smith County Wide Clean Up event will be wrapping up today. Smith County citizens can bring trash and bulky items to the Greenwood Farms Landfill for free through midday Saturday. The county’s Environmental Crimes Unit, Sheriff’s Office, Precinct Constables, and Commissioners Court are working together to host the event, which kicked off March 31.
During the Clean Up, vouchers are available to the public that can be exchanged 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 approximate equivalent of 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. 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 from 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. 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, call Constable Pct. 1 (downtown Tyler) at 903-590-2610; 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 Commissioners Court Office (Tyler) at 903-590-4607.