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Dec. 9: Last Chance in 2023 for Mobile County Residents to Dispose of Household Items & Yard Debris for FREE

Posted on: Dec 2nd, 2023 | News and AnnouncementsPress Releasesfeatured news


MOBILE COUNTY, Ala. –  The last Operation Clean Sweep of 2023, where Mobile County residents can dispose of unwanted household items and yard debris FOR FREE will be Saturday, Dec. 9, between 7 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. at 7195 Half Mile Road in Irvington.


This is the fourth and final chance in fall 2023 for residents to drop off appliances, computers/printers, flat-screen TVs, flat-screen monitors, household items, yard debris, scrap metal, clothing, microwaves, electronics, and (up to 10) tires.


Mobile County Department of Environmental Enforcement reminds drivers to secure their loads with tarps or tie-downs for road safety.


Residents of Mobile County, whether inside or outside city limits, can participate in Operation Clean Sweep events. 

Only one load per household is accepted. Proof of residency is required. No hazardous waste is accepted. Businesses and dump trailers are not allowed. These and other rules are posted at or call the Mobile County Department of Environmental Enforcement at 251-574-7867 for more information.

Mobile County’s Department of Environmental Enforcement annually hosts fall and spring Operation Clean Sweep events in different parts of the county. Operation Clean Sweep events help make Mobile County a cleaner place to live, work, play, and visit by properly disposing of or recycling household discards and yard debris.

From October 2021 through September 2023, more than 108 tons (216,390 lbs.) of scrap metal, 4,560 tires, and 47 tons (94,907 lbs.) of electronic waste were collected for recycling through 15 Operation Clean Sweep events.

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