LEWISTON — The City of Lewiston has set Clean-up Assistance Week for May 2 through May 9 at the city’s Solid Waste Facility at 424 River Road, Lewiston. Brush will be collected from residences during the same week.

The city will waive tip fees and use of the ePass. In addition to the facility’s regular hours, 7:15 a.m. to 2:45 p.m., Monday through Friday, the Solid Waste Facility will be open on two Saturdays, May 2 and May 9, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Clean-Up Assistance is available to Lewiston residents only and proof of residency (driver’s license, tax receipt, and/or utility bill) is required.

Tip fees will not be waived for commercial accounts, which include owners of multi-unit apartment buildings as defined in the city code.

For more information on what is and is not accepted and how material must be prepared and sorted, contact the Solid Waste Facility at 513-3006; TTY/TDD: 513-3007, or visit http://www.lewistonmaine.gov/cleanupassistance2015.

Public Works will also collect brush (butt ends facing the street) during that week. Quantities are limited to no more than one standard pick-up truck load per residence.

All brush must be curbside no later than Sunday, May 3. Once city staffers have collect brush from a street, they will not return.

Public works will not collect: tree stumps, wood greater than 12 inches in diameter, or any demolition wood such as fencing, old decking or wood from construction or demolition projects.


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