The City of Auburn will be collecting batteries, motor oil, scrap metal, electronics and other junk during the Great American cleanup. Containers will be set up next to City Hall to collect discarded materials.

The city will also collect tires for a disposal fee of $2 to $5 per tire depending on size.

The event will run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on April 23 and 24 at 1369 Fourth Avenue in Auburn.

Items that cannot be accepted include paint, paint thinner, antifreeze or cooking oil.

For more information, contact Charlotte Ewing at 770-963-4002 ext. 223 or email

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