Alton residents took advantage of the chance to drop off bulk items for recycling at the old landfill on Alby Street last summer.  So much so that the city has partnered with Allied Waste to bring the event back again this weekend.  On Saturday, May 4 from 8am to Noon, Alton residents are encouraged to bring their household items, clothes, electronics, appliances and scrap metal.  

Company spokesman Susan Piazza:

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Items that will not be accepted include concrete, shingles, construction debris, loose trash, trash in bags and cardboard boxes, tires, and other hazardous household materials.  If you have any questions, call 463-3530.

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