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
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 February 2017.         

Solid waste collected and transported for disposal was 997.15 tons for the month of February 2017.  Average day was 50 tons. Year-to-date solid waste collection and disposal is 8,869.51 tons; Year-to-date average day solid waste collection and disposal is 54 tons. Daily averages are based upon calendar days.

During February 2017 approximately 56 tons of yard waste was diverted from the solid waste stream and landfill disposal resulting in approximate savings of $1,737.68 transportation and tipping fees.

During February 2017 the trash truck (boom truck) made 301 service calls, collecting 740 cubic yards of trash and large yard waste.  Average day number of service requests is 15.  Year-to-date number of service requests is 3,109. Year-to-date trash and large yard waste collected is 7,770 cubic yards.

During February 2017 approximately 82.99 tons of recycling was recycled through WMU’s curbside recycling program and the voluntary drop-off recycling center resulting in approximate savings of $1,614.16 (landfill disposal cost).  WMU has collected 780.51 tons of recycling year-to-date.  WMU received net payments from LFUCG in the amount of $2,303.54 (net) for 86.95 tons of recycled material in the month of February 2017.  WMU received net payments in the amount of $255.86 for 0.88 tons of E-scrap and $1,436.65 for 2.92 tons white goods.