Cleaning time in Boyle County

April is shredding, cleaning and celebration time in Boyle County. The following upcoming events are being held in honor of Earth Day in April. 

Document Destruction

Boyle County Recycle Center, 1862 South Danville By-Pass is offering document destruction services from 8 to 11:45 a.m. Saturday, April 8. Please remove staples and paper clips. Call (859) 238-1116

Bulky Waste pickup

Republic Services will be picking up couches, chairs, benches tables and any other bulky items that will not fit in your solid waste container on your regularly scheduled pick-up day in Danville and Perryville.   

• Danville — Monday April 17 through Friday April 21.           

• Perryville — Tuesday April 18.   

Save time and gas by placing these items at your curb. Items must be out by 6 a.m. on your day of waste collection. Republic Services will only make one trip around town for this service provided in the cities’ solid waste contract.   Help a neighbor; help a friend to move bulky items to the curb safely. For more information, call Republic Services (859) 936-0957 

Danville mulch give-away

Danville Public Works Department has plenty of compost to give away this year. Bring your truck or trailer and they will fill you up from 7 a.m. until noon on Saturday April 22 (rain date – Saturday April 29.) The mulch can be picked up off Old Stanford Road behind Grace Baptist Church. This compost comes from leaves picked up in the fall and has been cooking for  two years and is a wonderfully rich soil full of nutrients. Good for landscaping, vegetable and flower gardens. For more information, call Ronnie Yates (859) 326-0802.

Earth Day celebration

The Danville-Boyle County Earth Day Celebration will be 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday April 22, at Bluegrass Community and Technical College, 59 Corporate Drive in Danville. This is a free event and is open to the public and features dozens of exhibits, vendors, children’s activities, live music, food and more. For more information go to www.clarksrun.squarespace.com