EXTREME CLEAN Summer!
Saturday, July 13 • 8am-2pm
13905 Thermal Drive
We created Quarterly Extreme Clean several years ago to make it easy for Wells Branch residents to Reuse, Repurpose, and Recycle – sort of a “one-stop shop” if you will. We suggest you sort through the items you intend to bring and group them in bags or boxes to help expedite the process (it’s going to be REALLY HOT this Saturday and we want everything to flow smoothly). If it’s reusable, please donate it to one of the groups listed below or recycle it, with bulk waste being a last resort. I’ve included links to some of the things needed and listed specifics on some of the recycling items. Please take a moment to review.
Austin Creative Reuse
Clothing, Clothing Accessories, Personal Accessories, Media, Housewares, Toys
Homeless Helpings to be distributed by Austin Humanists at Work
Pet Shelter & Wildlife Rescue to be distributed by Lois Kantor
Clean towels, pet bedding & supplies, carriers & crates, pet toys, food, and blue jeans (for use at Wildlife Rescue)
Styrofoam – We’re talking the plain white stuff we all grew up with – no urethane foam or any of the new and “improved” stuff. Those items need to go in with bulk trash, please.
Metal RECYCLING – LOVE this! We want your old BBQ grills, dead patio furniture, dishwashers, and water heaters, etc. PLEASE take your large items to the BACK of the receptacle so that we may pack as much in as possible. The smaller items like nuts and bolts can be recycled here as well!
Limited Electronics Recycling – Please note, we’re working on an more extensive plan to recycle electronics. If you can wait until Extreme Clean Fall in October to bring your electronics, it would be appreciated. If you’ve got them all packed up already, no worries, we’ll still take them.
Household Waste Collection INCLUDES:
Batteries • Paint* • Antifreeze* ONLY
*MUST be in closed container.
CARDBOARD – YES! Please break down the cardboard and separate it from the Styrofoam packing before you leave if at all possible as the heat is expected to be bad on Saturday.
Bulk Trash – Basically, whatever you have left except TVs, tires, and hazardous waste. This is where you bring those mattresses, box springs and sofas that can’t be repurposed! These bins always fill fast. We’ll have volunteers there to help. Please carry items to the back of the dumpsters so that we can PACK as much in as possible. Thank you!
Mulch is NOT offered during Extreme Clean events, but will be back in August at Bulk Trash.
Remember, if you need help, Venture Crew 1409 is available, but you must schedule in advance by contacting Daniel White at 512-413-0097. As they offer this service as a fundraiser for the Crew, they ask for a $20 minimum donation. Please tip accordingly.
This is a collaborative effort from your Wells Branch Neighborhood Association (WBNA) and Wells Branch MUD. Volunteers are always welcome!
If you have any questions or would like to volunteer, please call or text 512-656-0654. Thank you!