Meridian Waste helps to keep Callahan beautiful

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Media Release
November 23, 2019

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (November 19, 2019) – Meridian Waste, an integrated, non-hazardous solid waste services company, cleared four tons of waste from the Town of Callahan on the first annual Community Cleanup Day.

Meridian Waste volunteers Crystal Sikes, Marty Kelly, April Waters, Ricky Rochester, Donna West, and Ricky Williams.

On Saturday, November 16, the Town of Callahan participated in the Keep Nassau Beautiful, an affiliate of the national Keep America Beautiful efforts. To support the inaugural event,  Meridian Waste donated disposal services including the use of one rear-load truck and two roll-off containers for the efforts.

“This was the first annual Community Cleanup Day and it was quite successful,” said Meridian Waste District Manager Dave Shepler. “Meridian Waste began service for the Town of Callahan on October 1 and we’re so proud to be a part of this beautiful community. Clean and safe environments are our top priority.”

Volunteers for the event helped to clean up debris from roadways, public parks, and schools. Over 80 citizens participated by properly disposing of four-tons of waste. Accepted waste included residential trash and bulk trash, residential yard waste,residential construction debris, prescription drugs, and propane tanks. Vouchers were provided to drop off up to eight car- and light-duty truck tires. No hazardous waste was accepted.

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