Hit and Run in the Pond Area

Sometime Saturday night a vehicle crashed into one of the light poles in the Pond area.  If you have any information about this incident, please call the University Place Police Department.  They have taken an initial report and filed it under hit and run with property damage.  The light pole belongs to the Woodlake Neighbors Association.


By Carmelle

UP Refuse Spring Cleanup Saturday April 16

Spring Clean-Up!
The City of University Place and University Place Refuse invite University Place residents to dispose of unwanted items at no charge at U.P. Refuse on two Saturdays in April. Residents who live north of 40th Street may drop off items on April 9 and residents south of 40th Street may drop off items on April 16. Residents are encouraged to bring garbage/recycling items as well as yard waste. Contact U.P. Refuse for additional details on clean-up rules or with any questions at 253.564.3212.

Residents SOUTH of 40th St. W., Saturday, April 16, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

University Place Refuse and Recycling – 2815 Rochester St. W.
(1 block south of 27th St., 2 blocks east of Bridgeport Way W., behind Cheers West)



Limit 1 load per household for all items. Except: Yard waste only – no limit!
Help us be good neighbors by securing and covering all loads!
For safety reasons, children and pets must remain in vehicles.
City of University Place residents ONLY – photo I.D. will be required.
No liquids, paint or hazardous materials (car batteries OK).
No loads larger than a regular pickup truck or equivalent small trailer will be allowed.
No regular household garbage will be allowed.
Residential only – no commercial material or loads will be allowed.
The size of items can’t exceed 5 feet in any direction (except appliances and furniture).
No fuel tanks, enclosed barrels or drums of any kind. Water heaters and propane tanks are OK.


Wood: clean unpainted lumber, pallets, etc.
Metal: scrap steel, appliances, lawn mowers, barbeques, plumbing, etc.
Yard waste: limbs, grass, leaves, other vegetation, no stumps or limbs larger than 4 inches in diameter, no dirt, rocks or sod.
NOT ACCEPTED: blackberries, Scotch broom and other noxious weeds.
Tires: with or without rims.
Concrete, bricks and stone.
Car batteries.
Electronic waste recycling: computers, monitors, printers, TVs, laptops, cell phones, cameras, etc.

By Carmelle