Earth Day observed this weekend

Published 6:41 pm Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Earth Day 2022 will be taking place on Saturday and officials for Brewton and East Brewton are stepping up to offer some assistance in observance of the day.
In East Brewton, those residents who may be doing some cleanup in the area will have access to trash pickup. For assistance, residents are asked to call 867-7998 to arrange for debris removal.
The Jay Road landfill will be open throughout the day to offer area residents the chance to despose of items free of charge. The landfill will accept trash only from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. No household garbage of chemicals will be accepted and the service is open to area residents only with no business or organizations.
Old appliances may be disposed of at the Jay road Landfill. For television and computer components, items can be disposed of at the Public Works Department in Breton on St. Nicholas Avenue for residents only.
Old tires may also be disposed of at the Public Works Department with a limit of three tires per household.
Automobile oil and batteries may be disposed of at Auto Zone and O’Reilly Auto Parts, both located on Douglas Avenue in Brewton.
For other items, dumpsters will be available for residents only in the following locations: Old Walmart Shopping Center behind Farmer’s Home Furnishing, New Beginnings parking lot on St. Nicholas Avenue, J.L. Fisher Center, at the corner of East Jackson Street and Sowell Road, and behind Arby’s at the entrance of the E.O. Wilson Park.
The day-long event is being organized by the Greater Brewton Area Chamber of Commerce and the Brewton City Council’s Earth Day Committee.
For additional information or with specific questions, please call the Chamber at 867-3224 or East Brewton City Hall at 867-6092.