Monday, May 2, 2011

Alameda's 17th Annual Spring Cleanup

May 14, 2011 8:00AM-3:00PM

NE Klickitat between 23rd and 24th Aves.

at The Madeleine School

$10 per car (or pickup truck) load of stuff

  • Appliances are fine, but no freon (fridges or A/C units)
  • Mattresses are fine
  • Small amounts of yard waste
  • Very small amounts of concrete
  • Paint & liquid solvents
    • no leaking containers
    • 5 gal can size max
    • from personal not commercial use
    • (must provide name & address and must leave before 2pm)
  • Computers and peripherals (small per-unit charge for Free Geek)
  • Audio and electronic stuff (except broken CRT monitors)
  • Some volunteer positions for the May 14th Cleanup are still open. For information please contact:
    Charles at  or  Jennifer at
    Additional recycling options:
Community Warehouse, 3969 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd (corner of NE Shaver) for items too nice to toss:

Items accepted by Community Warehouse

Furniture — Mattresses & Box Springs (especially Twin and Double), Dressers, Kitchen Tables & Chairs, Sofas, Recliners, Coffee & End Tables, Small Desks and Lamps

Kitchenware — Dishes, Glasses, Pots & Pans, Silverware, Cooking Utensils, Baking Pans & Casserole Dishes, Toasters, Coffee Makers, Mixers, Blenders and Microwave Ovens

Basic Household Items — Sheets, Blankets, Towels, Sleeping Pillows, Alarm Clocks, Fans, Space Heaters, Mops, Brooms & Vacuum Cleaners, Irons, Telephones and Wastebaskets

Community Warehouse does not take:  Sectionals or hide-a-beds, large desks, baby items or baby furniture, wood bed frames, console televisions, large appliances, exercise equipment, clothing, or food.

Free Geek Suggested Fee Schedule (donation for recycling)
  1. A/V Gizmo ($3.00 ea.)
  2. Camera ($2.00 ea.)
  3. Computers ($5.00 ea.)
  4. Printers ($4.00 ea.)
  5. Scanners ($3.00 ea.)
  6. LCD monitors ($4.00 ea.)
  7. Keyboards and Mice ($1.00 ea.)
  8. Networking Devices ($1.00 ea.)
  9. Fax Machines ($4.00 ea.)
  10. Telephones, including Cell Phones ($2.00 ea.)
  11. Stereo Components ($4.00 ea.)
  12. Uninteruptable Power Supply ($5.00 ea.)
  13. Other miscellaneous gizmos ($1.00 ea.)
Free Geek Will Not Accept:
  1. Styrofoam
  2. Microwave Ovens
  3. Copiers
  4. Smoke Detectors
  5. Household Appliances (including air conditioners)
  6. Batteries
  7. Fluorescent Light Bulbs

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