Solid Waste

Transfer Station is located at 175 N. Maple Street

To dispose of waste at the Transfer Station please follow the driveway all the way to the last building.

 

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Solid Waste / Recycle / Yard Waste Pick-up Days Effective January 7, 2019
On Pick-Up days Curbits need to be at the curb by 7:00 am


Garbage shall not be placed at the curb until after 6:00 p.m. on the day before scheduled collection and containers shall be removed as soon as practicable after collection, but no later than 8:00 p.m. on the day of collection. City Ordinance 14-70 3(b).
City Ordinance 14-70 relating to Garbage Collection

 

The following data is for the month of September 2018.          

  • Solid waste collected and transported for disposal was 1,191.99 tons for the month of September 2018.  Average day was 63 tons. Year-to-date solid waste collection and disposal is 3,952.70 tons; Year-to-date average day solid waste collection and disposal is 63 tons. Daily averages are based upon calendar days.  The August 2018 Landfill cost were $36,987.44.
  • During September 2018 approximately 104 tons of yard waste was diverted from the solid waste stream and landfill disposal resulting in approximate savings of $3,227.12 transportation and tipping fees. Year-to-date total 452 tons.
  • During September 2018 the trash truck (boom truck) made 377 service calls, collecting 900 cubic yards of trash and large yard waste.  Average day number of service requests is 20.  Year-to-date number of service requests is 1,523. Year-to-date trash and large yard waste collected is 3,560 cubic yards.
  • During September 2018 approximately 73.57 tons of recycling was recycled through WMU’s curbside recycling program and the voluntary drop-off recycling center resulting in approximate savings of $1,430.94 (landfill disposal cost).  WMU has collected 245.55 tons of recycling year-to-date.  WMU received net payments from LFUCG in the amount of $12.60 (net) for 37.75 tons of recycled material in the month of September 2018.  WMU received net payments for miscellaneous white goods and other recyclable material during this reporting period in the amount of $100.00 for 1.00 tons of material.