You could say Reynoldsburg takes spring cleaning seriously.

You could say Reynoldsburg takes spring cleaning seriously.

The city's 11th annual cleanup day will be held 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 4.

"This is a great annual communitywide event that promotes the beautification of the city and involves citizens of all ages," Reynoldsburg Mayor Brad McCloud said.

"From Scout troops to church groups, dozens of residents turn out to help make our city a better and more beautiful place to live, work and play."

Most of the volunteers will clean up the city's parks and streets, and some will do small "fix up" projects for senior residents, according to Rachel Ottavi, administrative assistant for the city's Department of Public Service.

The event's central location will be the parking lots of City Hall and John F. Kennedy Park, 7232 E. Main St.

Services will include residential document shredding by Shred-It. There is no limit on boxes of paperwork that residents can bring to be shredded, and staples do not need to be removed.

Old, broken red recycling bins can be brought to exchange for replacements.

Residents also can donate new and used home goods and building materials at the Habitat for Humanity Drop-Off. For information about donation acceptability, call 614-RESTORE.

In addition to cleanup day, the city's main trash bins at the Street Department, 7806 E. Main St., will be available from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 6-10.

Some bulk items and electronics will be accepted for disposal. Also planned is an appliance drop-off area. No televisions or CRT monitors will be accepted.

Hazardous household waste, such as batteries, will not be accepted. For more information about hazardous household waste disposal, contact the Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio at 614-294-1300, or visit online.

Old, broken or unwanted bicycles to be restored can be dropped off at the bicycle drop-off designated area.

Reynoldsburg Boy Scout and Cub Scout troops will be on hand to properly dispose of old, worn or damaged flags.

"It is busy all day long. The recycling people love it," said Mary Hudson, co-chair of the annual event.

Volunteers who come to the designated parking lots on cleanup day will be assigned to go to various streets in different parts of the city with trash bags to pick up trash, she said.

The Reynoldsburg Community Association (RCA) and other civic groups will host garage sales in the community as well as on cleanup day, Hudson said.

The RCA works each year on the city's July 4 events, Halloween and Christmas festivities, according to Hudson.

The RCA will hold garage sales from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Huber Park and by the Briarcliff Civic Association in the Briarcliff Community Area. The Slate Ridge Civic Association will hold a garage sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Slate Ridge Community Area.

For additional information, contact Bill Sampson, director of the city's Service Department, at 614-322-6884.

Additional information is online at

Sponsors include CT Consultants, EMH&T and the Reynoldsburg/Pickerington Rotary Club.