Residents of Port Aransas are encouraged to pick up, clean up and clear out junk on Saturday, April 14.
Keep Port Aransas Beautiful (KPAB), the City of Port Aransas and Republic Services (Allied Waste) will partner for the annual spring cleaning.
From 9 a.m. to noon, residents may take their trash to the city transfer station for disposal at no charge.
No construction materials, tires or hazardous waste will be accepted at the event.
No sheet rock, drywall or roofing shingles will be accepted.
Paint, freon, anti-freeze and other dangerous fluids also are excluded.
KPAB scheduled the event to participate as a part of the Keep America Beautiful Great American Cleanup, a program in which affiliates across the country hold cleanup and beautification projects from March to May each year.
KPAB is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote public interest to create a cleaner, more beautiful Port Aransas through volunteerism and education.
The organization focuses on litter reduction, beautifi- cation and community improvement, to reduce/reuse/ recycle/rebuy and provides environmental education.