WHEN AND WHERE IS THE EVENT?
Saturday, April 27, 2019 in the City Hall parking lot at 200 S Hamilton Rd from 9:00am to 12:00pm. Entrance into the event is only available from S Hamilton Rd.
WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?
HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?
There is no charge to residents and no charge to the City. The vendor is donating their services.
HOW MUCH PAPER CAN I BRING?
A limit of five (5) standard-size paper grocery bags or equivalent per vehicle is allowed.
WILL ANYONE BE ABLE TO HELP ME UNLOAD MY CAR?
Staff will be on hand to unload items.
WHAT ITEMS ARE ACCEPTABLE FOR SHREDDING?
Family or household documents (such as financial, legal and medical documents), paper with staples, paper clips and/or rubber bands and manila folders.
WHAT ITEMS ARE NOT ACCEPTABLE FOR SHREDDING?
Business records (this includes home businesses), binders, notebooks, newspapers, magazines, books, phonebooks and plastic bags.
WILL THE RECORDS BE TAKEN AWAY OR SHREDDED IN THE PARKING LOT?
NO ON-SITE SHREDDING. Due to logistics and time constraints the City is not able to provide this service at the present time. Records will be taken away to the vendor’s facility to be securely shredded.
CAN I BRING ELECTRONICS TO BE RECYCLED?
NO ELECTRONIC RECYCLING. Due to labor costs and the significant decline in commodity prices for copper, aluminum and steel, the City is not able to provide this service at the present time.
CAN I BRING ANYTHING ELSE?
The City cannot accept anything else but you can visit Gahanna’s website at www.gahanna.gov to learn more regarding proper disposal of other items such as household hazardous waste and medications.
WHAT IF I CAN’T COME BETWEEN 9:00AM-12:00PM?
Due to vendor availability, the City cannot accept any items before 9:00am and cannot accept any new cars to enter the event after 12:00pm.
WHAT IF IT RAINS?
The event will be held rain or shine. However, if there is lightning, the event will be suspended for safety reasons. The City is not able to reschedule.
HOW CAN I HELP GIVE BACK?
Gahanna Residents in Need (GRIN) will be collecting canned goods, non-perishable food, toiletries and monetary donations during the event. Meal soups, beef stew and laundry supplies are particularly in high demand for their April drive. GRIN cannot accept expired items.