By Mike Hazlip– The City of Citrus Heights announced last week that neighborhood waste cleanups and sharps collection have now resumed. Services had been suspended due to COVID-19 restrictions.
The city said Republic Services, which handles waste disposal in Citrus Heights, willalsoresume their regular collection of batteries and used oil,as well as bulky waste clean up. Appointment-based sharps collection is available for disposal of lancets, syringes, and other household sharps. Residents are asked to call (916) 638-9000 to make an appointment.
The citysaidhousehold batteries can be placed on top of blue recyclable collection containers in a plastic zip-top bags. Lithium and 9-volt batteries must have tape over the terminals.
Used oil and oil filters can be placed next to recycle carts on regular collection days. The city has posted additional details atwww.citrusheights.net/315.
Residents who were regularly scheduled for an April neighborhood cleanup can expect a notice near their front door with further details, the city said.