Garbage

 NOTICE-NEWS RELEASE  –  COUNTY HIGHWAY “U” BRIDGE TO BE RESTRICTED   Effective immediately upon posting, the bridge on  County Trunk Highway “U” over Morris Creek, located 0.2 miles east of State Trunk Highway 71 in the Village of Norwalk, will be limited to a 40 TON vehicle weight.  Signs will be posted on the bridge, with advance warning signs at STH 71 and County Trunk Highway “A”.  A recent inspection of the bridge revealed deterioration and damage that limits the structures capacity to safely carry loads over the new limit. The 63 foot long steel girder structure, constructed in 1960, will be scheduled for repairs as soon as weather permits in the spring at which time the limitation may be removed.  For further information, please contact the Highway Department at 269-8740.

Garbage bags

Garbage Bags may be purchased at the 71 Express in Norwalk as well as the Ridgeville Town Hall during times noted for office to be open.  The cost of the bags are $1.50 each.   A REMINDER TO ALL RESIDENTS:  Garbage and Recycling Bags must be closed and not left open.

Days and Time for Pick Up

Garbage and Recycling Pick Up  is on the 1st (First) and 3rd (Third) Wednesdays of the month.   If the pick up date falls on a holiday the pick up will be the following day.  In winter, if the weather is extremely snowy it may not be picked up until the next day. 

Garbage must be in bags marked Town of Ridgeville or they will not be picked up.  Bags should be limited to 40 lbs or less.  All Bags must be closed.

Recycling should be in clear plastic bags.  All Bags must be closed.

All garbage and recycling must be out near mail boxes or end of road for pick up by 8:00 A.M. the morning of the pick up.  Make sure all bags are closed by either tying shut, using strong tape to close the bag, or by using the twist ties enclosed when you by the bags.

Note: Large Item Collection (See County Website)

TV/Electronics/Oil/Appliances –   At the County Landfill we do not take appliances until the Clean Sweep.  Some items have a landfill fee.  For Ridgeville we will still take them during the Ridgeville Clean Up Days.

Appliances and Electronics are still $10.00 each.   The Landfill does not take appliances until the Clean Sweep (have had several people show up with refrigerators throughout the year at the end of the month)/TV’s are $15.00 each for under 25″ and $20.00 for over 26″./Oil and filters are collected only at Clean Sweeps not monthly.  Oil and filters have charges if over 5 gallons (see County Landfill Website)/Tires are $200.00/ton (weighed by the load) a car tire averages $3.00 each and a truck tire $4.00 each.  The landfill accepts TV’s, Electronics, tires, agricultural plastic the last full week of the month for a fee.

Note: Fluorescent lights batteries, paints and chemicals need to come to the Monroe County Spring or Fall Hazardous Clean Up.

For additional information contact the county landfill website.

Landfill website:  http://www.co.monroe.wi.us/departments/solid-waste/

 

 

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