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.

HOURS OF OPERATION  (Monday - Friday) 

7:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Closed 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

 

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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 June 2019.

Solid waste collected and transported for disposal was 1,355.36 tons for the month of June 2019.  Average day was 68 tons.  Year-to-date solid waste collection and disposal is 15,438.03 tons; Year-to-date average day solid waste collection and disposal is 61 tons. Daily averages are based upon calendar days.  The June 2019 landfill costs were $42,056.82.

During June 2019 approximately 180 tons of yard waste was diverted from the solid waste stream and landfill disposal resulting in approximate savings of $5,585.40 transportation and tipping fees. Year-to-date total 1,476 tons.

During June 2019 the trash truck (boom truck) collected 800 cubic yards of trash and large yard waste and 900 cubic yards of yard waste.  Year-to-date trash collected is 8,080 cubic yards and Year-to-date yard waste collected 7,380 cubic yards.

During June 2019 approximately 11.46 tons of recycling was recycled through WMU’s curbside recycling program and the voluntary drop-off recycling center resulting in approximate savings of $222.90 (landfill disposal cost).  WMU has collected 898.46 tons of recycling year-to-date.  WMU paid LFUCG for disposal of mixed recyclable material during this reporting period in the amount of $2,683.57 for 34.46 tons.  WMU received net payments in the amount of $0 for 0 tons of white goods during the month of June 2019 and $0 for 0 tons of Escrap.