Free dump day
yields 57 tons
PARSONS About 57 tons of trash got dumped at the Parsons dump in March thanks to an offer by the city to accept bulk trash for free on Saturdays in March, according to The Parsons Sun. A city official said 152 people took advantage of the offer the first two weeks and 122 the third week. Items included 886 tires, 10 batteries, 64 pieces of furniture and 84 appliances. The effort aims to clean up the city by removing bulk items like furniture and appliances and debris from peoples yards.