Next Engage Toledo Drop Off Refuse and Recycling Event is Saturday; Pop-Up COVID-19 Testing Available
The next Engage Toledo Drop Off Refuse and Recycling Event is 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Sept. 26 at Friendship Park, 2930 131st St., during which residents can also get a free COVID-19 test during a pop-up event.
The COVID-19 testing 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 also include free COVID-19 pop-up testing events. The remaining Drop Off Refuse and Recycling Events this year are as follows:
- 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Oct. 3 at Martin Luther King, Jr. Academy for Boys/ Smith Park, 1300 Forest Ave. The COVID-19 testing site will be in the adjacent Smith Park parking lot, with access to the site on Fernwood Avenue.
- 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.