Annual Jefferson County cleanup effort on the calendar
STEUBENVILLE — It’s time for the annual cleanups in Jefferson County hosted by the JB Green Team.
According to JB Green Team officials, the cleanups are held with the invaluable assistance of the township leaders and the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department.
The cleanups contribute to a significant decrease in illegal dumping and provide a message of environmental stewardship and personal responsibility.
Community Clean-ups are held in conjunction with the annual Keep America Beautiful “Great American Clean-up.”
All Jefferson County collection sites will be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. These collections will be for large residential waste items and passenger tires only, no semi/farm tires. Dealer and fleet tires will not be accepted.
April 8 – Wells Township: 213 Market St, Brilliant (Township slag yard across from playground near American Legion).
April 15 – Mt. Pleasant: Intersection State Route 150 and County Road 7, Dillonvale
April 22 – Salem Township: Township garage, 14 Township Road 216A, off Route 43, Richmond
April 29 – Cross Creek Township: Township Garage, Main Street, Wintersville
April 29 – May 2nd – Ross Township: Township Garage, 6172 County Road 54, Irondale
May 6 – Springfield Township: Township Complex, 722 Monroe St., Bergholz
May 13 – Saline Township: Township Complex, 164 County Highway 50A, Hammondsville
May 10-14 – Toronto City, limited to residents only
May 20 – Knox Township: Township Garage, 25 Township Road 247, Toronto
May 20 – Brush Creek Township: Township Garage, 6701 County Road 55, Salineville (No tires – use any other collection for them)
June 3 – Island Creek Township: Township Garage, 2371 State Route 213, Steubenville
June 10 – Smithfield Township: Intersection Smithfield 152 and County Road 10, Smithfield
June 17 – Wayne Township: Township Garage, County Road 26 (just past cemetery), Bloomingdale
June 24 – Steubenville Township: Township Garage, 25 Smithfield St, Mingo Junction (George’s Run)
July 1 – Warren Township: Caruso Lot, 139 Third St. (rear), Tiltonsville
All Jefferson County cleanups are held on Thursdays from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. so community service workers can handle all of the materials brought in. Jefferson and Belmont County residents may attend any of the scheduled collections. Proof of residency may be required, and household garbage is not allowed.
No electronics will be accepted at any of the collection spots this year. Those with questions can contact the JB Green Team at (740) 266-6899.