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Gustine sets recycling, disposal events

The city of Gustine has scheduled a number of events for disposal of paint, mattresses, tires and e-waste at no charge.

Paint recycling

A paint recycling drop-off event will be held Saturday, Sept. 26, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the south parking lot of Schmidt Park. Paint must be in sealed, original containers with original manufacturer label. No aerosols or solvents will be accepted.

Participants must register prior to drop-off and may do so at https://paint-gustine.eventbrite.com. Those unable to register online may call 855-PAINT09.

Materials for drop-off should be placed in vehicle trunk or truck bed. During drop-off participants are asked to remain in their vehicle and unlock trunk to allow staff to remove the paint materials.

Participants should not attend if anybody in their household is exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms. Participants are asked to wear masks and limit vehicle occupancy to member of their household living unit.

Tire, mattress collection

The city will host a tire and mattress collection event Saturday, Oct. 10, from 8 a.m. to noon at the recycling yard on 750 East Ave., Gustine.

Residents may dispose of up to nine passenger vehicle tires and any number of mattresses at no charge. Participants are asked to remain in their vehicle. Face coverings are required if a participant must exit the vehicle to allow access to the items being disposed of.

This event is open only to city of Gustine residents.

E-waste collection, recycling

A free e-waste and recycling collection will be held Saturday, Oct. 24, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot of the Al Goman Community Center. Televisions, computers and computer accessories and other small electronic devices are accepted.

Metal items, plastic containers and clothing are also accepted at the recycling event.

Those participating are asked to separate items by material type and device type prior to attending the event.

Face masks are required if exiting the vehicles.

Gustine residency is not required to participate.

For more information about the events, call Gustine City Hall, 854-6471.

Newman Lions Club

The Newman Lions Club is taking part in a Lion Clubs International project to raise money for diabetes research at treatment at City of Hope in Newark.

The local club has set a goal of raising $15,000 for that cause, as part of the Lions District 4A1 goal of $100,000.

To donate, visit the Newman club page at https://ourhope.cityofhope.org/team/240742.