GRAFENWOEHR, Germany — Help the Tower Barracks and Rose Barracks communities join forces to make U.S. Army Garrison Bavaria look neat and clean.

 

Soldiers, family members and civilians can help to improve the appearance of USAG Bavaria by collecting and removing trash and debris from living areas, common areas and unit areas.

 

Tools and equipment for the cleanup are issued from the Self Help stores. Contact DSN 475-6331, CIV 09641-83-6331 (Tower Barracks) or DSN 476-2577, CIV 09662-83-2577 (Rose Barracks) for more information.

 

Bulk trash in the troop billeting areas and housing areas will be picked up May 17. In order to get picked up, the trash needs to be disposed of curbside. Do not set material out on the curbside before May 14 or after 6:30 a.m. May 17 on either Rose or Tower Barracks.

 

Bulk trash includes items that are too large or too heavy to fit into a normal car’s trunk, such as furniture, mattresses, carpets, appliances, bicycles and other items that cannot be dismantled, torn or broken down to a size that would fit.

 

Items that would fit in a car’s trunk, such as microwaves, vacuum cleaners, computer and stereo components, small TVs, etc., need to be brought to a recycling center individually by the owner.

 

Tower Barracks residents should dispose of bulky items curbside, next to their designated recycling center.

 

Bring small trash to the Grafenwoehr Recycling yard on Chancellorsville Rd. across from range 118. Normal opening hours are Mon- Fri from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., closed on afternoons and German and American holidays.

 

Place leaves in baskets or containers or in clear trash bags.

 

Take household hazardous waste, like batteries, oil, antifreeze, paint, cleaner, solvents, etc., to the Self Help Store, Bldg. 394

 

Take wrecked cars, car parts, motorcycles, engine parts, etc., to a separate container at the Auto Craft Shop, Bldg. 528.

 

For information, contact SORT on Tower Barracks at DSN 475-6664, CIV 09641-83-6664.

 

Rose Barracks residents should dispose of bulky items curbside, at designated locations. DPW will post signs May 14.

 

Bring excess trash to the Recycling Center on Wilbur Road, next to CIF (Bldg. 102), open extended hours during cleanup: Mon – Wed and Fri 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thu 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., Sat 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

 

Place leaves in a pile near the curb or place them in clear bags. Leaves on the curbside will be vacuumed by a Vac Truck.

 

Take garden refuse, like cut grass, branches, bush trimmings, plants, etc., to the “Green Waste” Collection Point at the POV wash rack near Bldg. 702.

 

Take household hazardous waste, like batteries, oil, antifreeze, paint, cleaners, solvents, etc., to the Self Help Store, Bldg. 103.

 

Take wrecked cars, car parts, motorcycles, engine parts, etc., to a separate container at the Auto Craft Shop Bldg. 711.

 

For information, contact SORT on Rose Barracks DSN 476-2600, CIV 09662-83-2600.

 

All other hazardous waste can be turned in May 17 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

 

Bring unwanted, excess or expired hazardous material in unopened containers to:

 

  • Tower Barracks: Bldg. G332A (inside Bulk POL Yard). Call DSN 476-2512, CIV 09662-83-2512 for more information.

 

  • Rose Barracks: Bldg. 121 (inside RSSA, across from CIF). Call DSN 476-2512, CIV 09662-83-2512 for more information.

 

For specific details on bulk trash and hazardous materials, see the flyers at www.facebook.com/USAGBavaria/posts/1656233257756391.