Citizens, homeowner associations, and community organizations can take advantage of this once a year county-wide clean-up by clearing out rubbish from their buildings and properties and taking it to one of the conveniently located dumpsters.
Thirty cubic-yard roll-off dumpsters will be placed throughout the county for disposal of rubbish materials. Waste Connections, Inc., DeSoto County’s contracted solid waste and sanitation provider, will provide the disposal containers.
County government has partnered with various schools and local fire departments to strategically provide dumpster locations throughout the county. Two locations will have dual containers; Hernando Middle School, 700 Dilworth and Horn Lake Middle School, 6125 Hurt Rd.
Additional locations include: Lewisburg Elementary, 1717 Craft Rd.; Love Fire Department, 7345 Hwy 51 South; Nesbit Water Association, 901 Pleasant Hill Rd.; Summershill Fire Department #1, 7600 Pleasant Hill Rd.; Olive Branch City Park Complex C (main ball fields); Robertson-Donaldson Park, Hwy 301 (ball park north of Goodman);
Fairhaven Fire Department, 13701 Centerhill Rd.; Bridgetown Fire Department, 3980 Malone Rd.; Walls Fire Department, 6085 Hwy 161 North; Eudora Park, 9341 Hwy 304 West; ACI Fire Department, 10145 Holly Springs Rd, Cockrum; Southaven OLD Fire Station #2, 8440 Greenbrook Pkwy.
This only happens once a year, so take advantage of this free service. Call Ray Laughter, manager of DeSoto County Environmental Services at 662-469-8152 or the county’s main number at 662-469-8000 for more information.