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 August 2019.

  • Solid waste collected and transported for disposal was 1,572.17 tons for the month of August 2019.  Average day was 71 tons.  Year-to-date solid waste collection and disposal is 2,887.26 tons; Year-to-date average day solid waste collection and disposal is 66 tons. Daily averages are based upon calendar days.  The August 2019 landfill costs were $48,784.44.
  • During August 2019 approximately 156 tons of yard waste was diverted from the solid waste stream and landfill disposal resulting in approximate savings of $4,840.68 transportation and tipping fees. Year-to-date total 344 tons.
  • During August 2019 the trash truck (boom truck) collected 880 cubic yards of trash and large yard waste and 780 cubic yards of yard waste.  Year-to-date trash collected is 1,780 cubic yards and Year-to-date yard waste collected 1,720 cubic yards.
  • During August 2019 approximately 8.07 tons of recycling was recycled through WMU’s curbside recycling program and the voluntary drop-off recycling center resulting in approximate savings of $156.96 (landfill disposal cost).  WMU has collected 14.76 tons of recycling year-to-date.  WMU paid LFUCG for disposal of mixed recyclable material during this reporting period in the amount of $348.41 for 5.51 tons.