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Acceptable Materials Spring Clean Up Partners


Please review this list carefully.

The items listed below are examples of what is accepted at Spring Clean-Up.

We reserve the right to refuse oversized loads, business waste or unacceptable materials.


Acceptable Materials

Examples & Specific Instructions

Automotive Batteries

No cracks or leaks.

Appliances- Large & Small

All small appliances with cords, toaster, vacuum cleaners, hair dryer & large appliances; washer/dryer, refrigerators/freezers (must be cleaned out), dishwasher, hot water heater, air conditioner, stoves (range).

Building Materials / Outdoor supplies (All items working or not, broken is okay) & Scrap Wood

Any reusable items are appreciated: cabinets, counters, bathtubs, sinks, doors, light fixtures, plumbing fixtures, dry carpet padding, mattresses, boxsprings, gutters, conduit, ABS- PVC & plastic drain pipe, bricks, stepping stones, bicycles, swing sets, BBQs, lawn furniture, fencing wire, fence posts, wrought iron fencing/railings, metal building materials & supplies, chain, fence boards, fence posts, plywood scraps, particle board, roofing material, lumber, lawnmowers, rototillers.


Must be clean and dry clothing, please place in bags.


TVs, radios, computers, monitors, printers, copiers, VCR/DVD players, cameras, stereos, CD players, fax machines, surge protectors, typewriters, keyboards, dvds, cds, computer manuals.

Furniture (Any Condition)

Couches, chairs, tables, bed frames, futons, desks, dressers.

Ink Cartridges- ink/toner

No cracked or broken cartridges please.


Note: Plastic items will be disposed of in 'Common Trash'.

Lawn chairs, swimming pools, plastic bins, tubs, baskets, playground toys, buckets, flower pots, any large bulky plastic items.

Propane Tanks (Limit 3)

Limit 3 per vehicle.

Scrap Metal

Automotive wheels (tires removed), bicycles, exercise equipment, wrought iron, railings, and lawn furniture, car parts (fenders, hoods, brake drums, etc..), damaged metal building materials.

Styrofoam Must be clean.

Tires (Limit 5)

Limit 5 per vehicle, no larger than 17 inch. No semi-truck or tractor tires.

Yard Debris

Tree trimmings and brush *please keep separate from dirt, rock and concrete.


Unacceptable MaterialS

What can I do with it?

Alkaline Batteries

Alkaline batteries are safe to throw away in the garbage.

Fluorescent Lights

Most lighting and hardware stores in the area will take florescent bulbs under 4 feet for free. Be sure to call and check first.


Garbage needs to be disposed of at the landfill or through your regular garbage service.

Household Chemicals

Contact Lane County Waste Management for paint, pesticides, aerosol cans.

Oversize Items

No oversize items such as hot tubs and boats can be accepted. Consider selling them or contact Lane County Waste Management on how to dispose of them.


For more information please call: 541.525.2658

email: springcleanup@springfield-or.gov


City of Springfield, Oregon