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Making Medicine Mercury-Free ~Mercury Thermometer Exchange
When: Friday, May 24, 2013
Where: Barnesville Hospital – Main Lobby 7:00am – 12:00pm
Why: Many families have had a mercury thermometer in their medicine cabinet for years without it breaking. Public Health officials warn that a broken thermometer pose a serious risk to your family’s health and the environment.
What: Bring your mercury thermometer to Barnesville Hospital before it breaks and poses potential risks to you and your family. In exchange you will receive a non-mercury, digital thermometer replacement.
How: This is event is made possible by a collaborative effort from the Ohio Hospital Association, Barnesville Hospital Education and Outreach Department, Barnesville Hospital Green Team, Jefferson/Belmont County Green Team, and the Ohio Environmental Education Fund (Ohio Environmental Protection Agency) EVENT FLYER
2013 OHIO RIVER SWEEP - Saturday, June 15th
This years cleanup will be held from 8AM to 12PM at the following locations in Belmont County:
- Pike Island Lock and Dam
- Bellaire Boat Landing
- Shadyside Boat Dock
For more information about the Pike Island Lock and Dam or the Bellaire Boat Landing clean up, please call the JB Green Team at 740-296-5376. For more information about the Shadyside Boat Dock clean up, please call the Soil and Water Conservation District at 740-526-0097
2013 COMMUNITY CLEANUP & TIRE COLLECTION SCHEDULES:
All Belmont County cleanups begin at 10 AM and end at 2 PM. All Jefferson County Cleanups begain at 9 AM and end at 2 PM. Belmont and Jefferson County residents (ONLY) are invited to participate in any scheduled clean up events listed below.
Bring your old household junk, appliances (Belmont sites ONLY), furniture, mattresses, carpeting, household electronics, car batteries (Belmont sites ONLY), household batteries, toys, etc.
Only car and light truck tires are accepted this year – NO semi-trailer or other large tires.
Items NOT accepted at community collection events include: food waste, leaves, tree or grass cuttings, construction/demolition debris, large tires. Absolutely NO paints, liquids or hazardous waste materials are permitted at community cleanups.
2013 scheduled dates are ~
in BELMONT COUNTY ~ 10 AM to 2 PM:
March 16, Wheeling Township, Wheeling Township Garage, 71240 Main St. (Rt. 9 North),Fairpoint
March 23, Pease Township, open lot behind Chapter Square, 68200 Belmont Ave., Bridgeport
April 6, Colerain Township, RST Excavating Garage, 71181 Colerain St., Colerain (north side of Rt. 250 across from C-14 Farmington Rd.)
April 13, Goshen Township, Goshen Township Garage, 61124 Hunter-Bethesda Rd. (C- 92), Bethesda
April 20, Warren Township/Village of Barnesville, old Train Depot parking lot, 300 E. Church St. Barnesville
April 27, Village of Holloway/Flushing Township, Village Garage, South St.,Holloway
May 4, Pultney Township, Neffs Fire Hall parking lot, 54044 Pike St. (OH-149), Neffs
May 11, Richland Township, Richland Township Garage, 66565 Warnock-St. Clairsville Rd.(Rt. 9), St. Clairsville
May 18, Mead Township, under the Moundsville Bridge, entrance to Ohio Edison Burger Station, 57246 Ferry Landing Rd., Shadyside
In JEFFERSON COUNTY ~ 9 AM to 2 PM:
April 11 & 12th, Saline Township, at Township Garage in Hammondsville
April 20th, City of Steubenville, on Lincoln Ave, Steubenville
April 24th & 25th, Mt. Pleasant Township, St Rte 150 Mt. Pleasant
May 2nd & 3rd, Salem Township, at Township Garage, St Rte 43, Richmond (next to Ron’s Auto)
May 6th-11th, Ross Township (NO TIRES accepted at this site), at Township Garage, 6172 Co Rd. 54, Irondale
City of Toronto holds a curbside collection for residents – contact City for more information.
May 3rd & 4th, Island Creek Township, at Township Garage, 2371 St Rte 213, Steubenville
May 10th & 11th, Knox Township, Township Garage 25 Township Rd 247, Toronto
May 17th & 18th, Springfield Township, Township Complex, 722 Monroe Street, Bergholz
May 22nd & 23rd
June 3rd & 4th, Cross Creek Township, Township Garage, 251 Airport Rd., Wintersville
June 7th & 8th, Wells Township, Market St, Brilliant (across from American Legion)
June 13th & 14th, Wayne Township, Township Garage, Bloomingdale
June 20th & 21st, Brush Creek Township, Township Garage, 6701 Co Rd. 55, Salineville
June 27th & 28th, Warren Township, Caruso Lots, Tiltonsville
July 11th & 12th, Steubenville Township, 25 Smithfield St, Mingo Jct