TOWN OF STOCKBRIDGE RECYCLING GUIDELINES
YOUR RECYCLING HAS RECEIVED AN UPGRADE! With the new 96-gallon wheeled recycling cart, you can now mix all of your recyclables and no sorting is required. Just toss all your recyclables loosely in your wheeled cart and roll it to the roadside on collection day. Be sure to place your garbage and recycling carts roadside, on opposite sides of the driveway, beginning at 7 a.m. and at least 3 feet between your cart and any other objects. NO PLASTIC BAGS ALLOWED.
ITEMS ACCEPTED FOR PICKUP INCLUDE: Metal and aluminum bottles/cans, all household plastic, bottles and containers, cardboard, newspaper, magazines and junk mail, glass bottles and jars.
NEW ITEMS ACCEPTED INCLUDE: Cartons (milk, juice, cream, broth, soup, etc.). Produce, Bakery and Deli Containers (berry, donut, salad, dips, etc.) Plastic Diary Containers (yogurt, margarine, cottage cheese, sour cream, etc.)
UNACCEPTABLE ITEMS: No herbicide, pesticide, oil or antifreeze containers, no plastic bags, plastic film or shrink wrap, no plate glass or mirrors, no 5 gallon pails, no paint cans, no Styrofoam containers, no fluorescent bulbs, no paper with food or grease, no tissue paper or gift wrap, no aluminum pans or foil and no batteries.
BULKY TRASH ITEMS: Can be disposed of by making special pick up appointments with Advanced Disposal Services or the Town of Stockbridge Large Item Garbage Drop-off at the Town of Stockbridge Garage held on the first Saturday in May and the first Saturday in October from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
2017 TRASH AND RECYCLING DATES
All trash will be picked up on alternate Thursdays (Friday following a holiday). Recycling will be picked up the last trash pickup of the month (as highlighted).
January 5, 19 January 12, 26
February 2, 16 February 9, 23
March 2, 16, 30 March 9, 23
April 13, 27 April 6, 20
May 11, 25 May 4, 18
June 8, 22 June 2, 15, 29
July 7, 20 July 13, 27
August 3, 17, 31 August 10, 24
September 14, 28 September 8, 21
October 12, 26 October 5, 19
November 9, 24 November 2, 16, 30
December 7, 21 December 14, 29
ALL BOLDED DATES INDICATE RECYCLING DAYS
LARGE ITEM GARBAGE DROP OFF AT TOWN GARAGE: TOWN RESIDENTS ONLY!
SIGN IN AND PROOF OF RESIDENCE REQUIRED
- MAY 6, 2017 AND OCTOBER 7, 2017
- 9:00 A.M.–1:00 P.M.
Advanced Disposal Services 1-888-688-4005
TOWN OF STOCKBRIDGE
SIGN IN AND PROOF OF RESIDENCE REQUIRED
LARGE ITEM CLEAN-UP
SATURDAY, May 6, 2017
FROM 9:00 A.M. TO 1:00 P.M.
AT THE STOCKBRIDGE TOWN GARAGE
The Town of Stockbridge will be providing a large item DROP OFF SITE at the Stockbridge Town Garage, located at N4331 Hwy. 55, Chilton to TOWN OF STOCKBRIDGE RESIDENTS ONLY (SIGN IN AND PROOF OF RESIDENCE REQUIRED) for heavy refuse items, on Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
SITE WILL BE MONITORED–NO AFTER HOUR DROP OFF ALLOWED
ACCEPTACLE ITEMS FOR COLLECTION
- Items such as couches, chairs, tables, lamps, sinks, toilets or any other household furniture.
- Carpeting, rugs, pads from carpeting.
- Bedsprings, mattresses, bed frames, swing sets and wash line poles (with concrete removed from poles, bicycles and parts.
- Freon free appliances—i.e. washers, dryers, stoves, microwaves, water heaters and water softeners. Refrigerators, freezers and dehumidifiers that have been tagged by a licensed professional as Freon free will be accepted.
- Any NON-HAZARDOUS household refuse that is bagged or bundled.
UNACCEPTABLE ITEMS FOR COLLECTION
- NO refrigerators, freezers or dehumidifiers which have not been tagged by a licensed professional as Freon free.
- NO gasoline powered engines.
- NO construction and remodeling debris (such as plaster, shingles, siding). These items require a dumpster.
- NO yard waste, fluorescent light bulbs and household hazardous materials (chemicals, paints, spray cans).
- NO tires.
- NO electronics—i.e. T.Vs, computers, monitors, keyboards, printers, FAX machines, VCR and DVD players, cameras and cell phones.
Any questions may be directed to Advanced Disposal Services at 1-888-688-4005 or Stockbridge Town Clerk, Janene Van Hoorn at 920-418-5709.
2017 Hazardous Waste and Electronics Disposal
Advanced Disposal Landfill, Calumet County, and local governments have coordinated to offer local drop off options for the safe disposal of hazardous wastes and recycling of used electronics.
Hazardous Waste Disposal: Dates, times, and locations for hazardous waste drop off programs being held throughout the county:
- Saturday, April 22, 9-11am, Harrison Public Works Garage
- Saturday, April 29, 9-11am, Chilton Public Works Garage
- Friday, May 12, 9-11am, Harrison Public Works Garage
- Friday, June 9, 9-11am, New Holstein Public Works Garage
- Friday, September 8, 9-11am, Chilton Public Works Garage
- Friday, October 13, 9-11am, Harrison Public Works Garage
Appointments are REQUIRED to participate, and openings are limited to 50 participating households per event. To make an appointment or for more information go to www.calumetrecycles.com (after January 15, 2017). Alternatively, participants without internet access can call 920-849-2361 Ext 750 or 920 989-2700 Ext. 750 in the Harrison/Appleton area and leave a message requesting an appointment or information; calls will be returned promptly.
Hazardous wastes are products whose labels include the words caution, poison, combustible, danger, warning, flammable, or corrosive. Hazardous wastes that can be brought to the disposal program include, but are not limited to, solvents, fertilizers, pesticides and herbicides, rodent baits, lead and oil based paints, kitchen and bathroom cleaners, bug sprays, old gasoline, transmission fluid and antifreeze. Latex paint IS NOT ACCEPTED.
Electronics: Waste electronics such as televisions, computers, VCR’s and household appliances will be collected at separate events. No appointments are required for these events, and participants should be prepared to wait in line. Two events are scheduled:
- Wednesday, May 24, 2-6pm, Chilton Public Works Garage
- Wednesday, June 7, 2-6pm, Harrison Public Works Garage
There is a fee for any television or computer monitor; other items can be dropped off for free. For more information go to www.calumetrecycles.com (after January 15, 2017).
Computers and televisions break or become unwanted. So do fluorescent light bulbs, microwave ovens, dehumidifiers, and a number of other items that shouldn’t be thrown in the trash. Help protect the county’s water resources, and think twice before you toss these items. Finding an environmentally safe disposal option for these and other hard-to-manage items doesn’t have to be complicated if you know where to look. One good place to start is www.calumetrecycles.com where lists of recycling options for each of the following items are included.
Appliances can often be recycled by a scrap metal recycler. However, there may be a fee for this service. Appliances that contain CFC’s and freon, such as dehumidifiers, air conditioners, and refrigerators, will require special handling to make sure the refrigerants are not released to the atmosphere. Green Tech of Wisconsin and Outagamie County Solid Waste Department are two outlets for these items.
Electronics such as televisions and computers are banned from landfill disposal according to Wisconsin law. Free and low-cost year-round options for recycling these items include Best Buy retail locations, Green Tech of Wisconsin, and Outagamie County Solid Waste. Calumet County hosts a temporary low-cost option in the spring, typically in conjunction with the hazardous waste Clean Sweep events.
Fluorescent bulbs contain mercury, and should be properly disposed for recycling. Most times, disposal of the compact, curly, bulbs is free; there is usually a nominal fee to recycle the tube fluorescent bulbs. Common outlets are Home Depot, Batteries Plus, and Bulbs Plus stores. Some local True Value and Ace Hardware stores will also accept them. There will be a cost for disposal of tube fluorescent light bulbs. Check the website for disposal options.
Hazardous wastes from home, farm and business: Calumet County hosts temporary Clean Sweep collection events for hazardous wastes. Collection sites will be offered for hazardous waste disposal for all county residents, farms, and businesses. Check the website for details.
Leftover medications: Calumet County residents can safely dispose of leftover medications at permanent drop off boxes located at the Appleton Police Department, Brillion Police Department, or the Calumet County Sheriff’s Department. Access to the boxes is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Composting: Composting is a natural process in which organic materials decompose into a humus-like material that can be used as a natural soil enhancement. There are a number of methods for producing finished compost at home, including composting in a backyard compost bin and using red worms to eat food wastes. For more information, a good place to start learning is to check out the link for DNR’s website, which contains a number of resources.