Ever wonder where the trash goes?
Each week Largo's Public Works Department collects bulk and curbside yard debris, construction and demolition debris, appliances, and trash. Some of it goes to Pinellas County Solid Waste at a cost of $37.50 per ton. But Largo, in cooperation with the City of Dunedin, can get rid of some items like yard waste, construction debris, furniture and appliances cheaper through an agreement with several private companies. On Oct. 2, the City of Largo awarded a $900,000 bid at its city commission meeting to get rid of construction debris, yard waste, appliances and furniture. Four companies — Angelo's Recycled Materials, Greenway Recycling Inc., Waste Management of Florida, and Consolidated Resource Recovery — provide the disposal services. The …
Dispose of unused or expired prescription medications on Sept. 29 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
- PUBLIC SAFETY
Monday, September 24, 2012
The Largo Police Department, along with other law enforcement agencies, will be hosting a drop off event for those citizens who wish to dispose of unused or expired prescription drug medications. On Saturday, Sept. 29 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., citizens may dispose of their medications at the Sweetbay Supermarket at 2460 East Bay Drive, in Largo. Other drop-off locations are listed below or check online. No bio-hazards items or needles will be accepted. This program is intended for the citizens of Pinellas County and NOT for commercial use. The OMC drop off sites will NOT be at pharmacies and will ONLY be at the parking lot locations. Look for law enforcement presence to turn in your medications. Largo Area Locations: Walgreens 7400…