Notice of Alley Clean-Up
Please be advised that the City of Mercedes has made a focused effort to clean-up our alleys by removing items from the alleys and cutting overhead branches. Please be advised that our current garbage provider Waste Connection, do not use the alleys to pick up items. Please do not use the alley as your drop off of items to be picked up.
Please note that once that this clean-up initiative in complete, any identified trash in alleys belonging to property owners will be the sole responsibility of the owner to clean up. You will be cited for violation of the local ordinance.
For the convenience of the citizens, The City of Mercedes does have location where the following accepted items can be dropped off for pick up:
Location to drop off the Bulky Items are for Residential Customers only. Commercial is forbidden.
|4 cu. yds. or less||1 cu. yd. or less|
|AC units (No Freon)||Bricks|
|Auto parts and Tires||Fencing|
|Car tires (no rims)||Insulation|
|Freezers (No Freon)||Sheetrock|
|Glass & mirrors|
|Refrigerators (No Freon)|
Items Not Collected:
Batteries,liquids, hazardous materials, dirt, items containing freon
Location of Drop off is located at the Old City of Mercedes Water Treatment Plant located off of the North East Juncture of Illinois and Railroad. Please follow down Capisallo Street along the canal to the end of the road and location will be on the right.