Landfill To Honor Earth With Free ‘Green’ Day

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The Gila County Board of Supervisors is pleased to announce, in honor of Earth Day, the Buckhead Mesa Landfill will accept greenwaste at no charge on Saturday, April 23 to encourage residents to clear their property of weeds and brush in preparation of wildfire season. Greenwaste includes tree limbs, pine needles, brush, grass clippings and leaves.

To date, 1,289 tons of paper has been hauled from the local area to Vista Paper Recycling in Scottsdale. Items you can drop off in the bins include cardboard, newspaper, office paper, magazines, catalogs and junk mail. Paper drop-off bins are located at Walmart, Green Valley Park, Gila County Complex, Payson Regional Medical Center, the local schools and in Tonto Basin, next to the county yard.

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