Next Engage Toledo Drop Off Refuse and Recycling Event is Saturday, Oct. 3rd; Pop-Up COVID-19 Testing Available

 

The next Engage Toledo Drop Off Refuse and Recycling Event is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 3 at Martin Luther King, Jr. Academy for Boys/ Smith Park, 1300 Forest Ave., during which residents can also get a free COVID-19 test during a pop-up event.

The COVID-19 testing site will be in the Smith Park parking lot, with access from Fernwood Avenue. It is sponsored by Neighborhood Health Association and the Toledo-Lucas County Health Department. Registration for testing will occur on site. No appointment is necessary. Volunteers in identifiable clothing will help direct participants to the appropriate location. Residents should follow all signs and directions.

The Kapszukiewicz administration added additional Engage Toledo Drop Off Refuse and Recycling Events this year, all of which will include free COVID-19 pop-up testing events. The two remaining Drop Off Refuse and Recycling Events this year are as follows:

  • 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Oct. 10 at Rogers High School, 222 McTigue Dr. The COVID-19 testing site will be in the same parking lot, with access from McTigue.
  • 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Oct. 17 at The Believe Center Inc., 1 Aurora L Gonzalez Dr. The COVID-19 testing site will be in the same parking lot, opposite from the recycling event.

Acceptable items include electronic waste, but no televisions, CRT monitors, or appliances; 10 tires, on or off the rim, but no commercial tires; documents; houseware goods; clothing; toys; bulky items, and refuse. Latex paint will be accepted for $1 per gallon.