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.


Solid Waste / Recycle / Yard Waste Pick-up Days
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 March 2018.          

  • Solid waste collected and transported for disposal was 1,147.05 tons for the month of March 2018.  Average day was 55 tons. Year-to-date solid waste collection and disposal is 10,338.62 tons; Year-to-date average day solid waste collection and disposal is 56 tons. Daily averages are based upon calendar days.
  • During March 2018 approximately 92 tons of yard waste was diverted from the solid waste stream and landfill disposal resulting in approximate savings of $2,854.76 transportation and tipping fees. Year-to-date total 3,530 tons.
  • During March 2018 the trash truck (boom truck) made 379 service calls, collecting 1,020 cubic yards of trash and large yard waste.  Average day number of service requests is 18.  Year-to-date number of service requests is 3,530. Year-to-date trash and large yard waste collected is 8,820 cubic yards.
  • During March 2018 approximately 85.56 tons of recycling was recycled through WMU’s curbside recycling program and the voluntary drop-off recycling center resulting in approximate savings of $1,664.14 (landfill disposal cost).  WMU has collected 763.40 tons of recycling year-to-date.  WMU received net payments from LFUCG in the amount of $735.04 (net) for 66.2 tons of recycled material in the month of March 2018.  WMU received net payments for miscellaneous white goods and other recyclable material during this reporting period in the amount of $2,559.35.