2024 ANNUAL CLEANUP

APRIL 25-27 AND MAY 2-4 

Prairie Township Road Department - 6725 Alkire Road, Galloway, Ohio 43119

Hours of Operation

  • Thursday, April 25 from 10am to 8pm
  • Friday, April 26 from 10am to 8pm
  • Saturday, April 27 from 10am to 4pm
  • Thursday, May 2 from 10am to 8pm 
  • Friday, May 3 from 10am to 8pm 
  • Saturday, May 4 from 10am to 4pm 

Electronic Disposal

This year we are offering electronic disposal at the cleanup. Drop off your electronics for secure erasing and disposing of by an R2 certified company. Drop off during regular cleanup hours. No televisions.

On-Site Document Shredding

Saturday, April 27 from 10am to 1pm

We will have a document shredding station at our clean-up for three hours on Saturday, April 27 from 10am to 1pm. Prairie Township residents can have their personal documents shredded on site at no cost.

Stormwater Education Event

Saturday, April 27 from 10am to 12pm

Join us to learn about rain barrels, rain gardens, and backyard conservation of stormwater. Franklin Soil and Water Conservation District will be on site to demonstrate how rain barrels work, how to start and maintain a compost pile or bin, and how proper stormwater practices impact your community.

What to Do When You Arrive

  • Pull up to the gate and show your ID (with your Prairie Township address) or Township Postcard to Staff.
  • Continue to the back of the lot and put items either in the backhoe bucket or on the ground and the Township Staff will load the items into the dumpster.

Guidelines

  • The Prairie Township cleanup is for Prairie Township residents only. Please have a photo ID (with Prairie Township address) or Township Postcard ready to be checked at the gate.
  • Residents are able to dump trash as much and as many times per day.
  • Limited to ten (10) tires per day. No businesses are permitted to bring tires.
  • Latex and water based paints must be open and dried.
  • No hazardous waste* or yard waste will be accepted. (see below)

Make a Difference

Organize a clean-up group in your neighborhood. Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Church Groups, and Homeowner Associations are welcome.

Please call the Zoning Office at 614-982-2190 for supplies and details.

*Household Hazardous Waste Disposal

Hazardous Waste Symbols

We are unable to accept Household Hazardous Waste. 
Hazardous Waste includes, but is not limited to:


Acids

Gasoline

Pesticides

Adhesives

Herbicides

Polishes

Ammunition

Insect killers

Pool Chemicals

Anti-freeze

Iodine

Rat poison

Bleach

Kerosene

Solvents

Car Batteries

Lighter fluid

Strong chemicals

Cleaners

Mercury

Turpentine

Disinfectants

Motor oil

Weed killers

Fertilizers

Paint


Gas cylinders

Paint thinner


If you have Household Hazardous Waste, you must dispose of it using the SWACO Hazardous Waste drop-off location at 645 E. 8th Avenue, Columbus, at the corner of E. 8th and Essex Avenue. For more information, call (614) 294-1300.