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Trash & Recycling

SCHEDULED PICK UP DAY IS MONDAY, EXCEPT ON A HOLIDAY, THEN THE PICK UP DATE WILL BE THE FOLLOWING DAY.

PLEASE PLACE TRASH AND RECYCLE BIN CURBSIDE BY 6:00 A.M.

ACCEPTABLE GLASS: Soda, beer, wine and liquor bottles, juice and food containers, catsup bottles.  ALL COLORS, RINSE CLEAN, NO LIDS, UNBROKEN, LABELS OK.  Not acceptable: mirrors, ceramic cups and plates, clay flower pots, crystal light bulbs, window glass, heat resistant ovenware, drinking glasses.

PLASTIC CONTAINERS:  ALL plastic containers must have the recycle symbol, PLASTICS 1-7.  NO STYROFOAM.  Items that can be tied together (like milk cartons) may be placed next to bin. RINSE, NO CAPS OR LIDS.

 

NEWSPAPERS & MAGAZINES:  Bundled, tied.  Keep dry.  May be place next to recycle bin.

 

TIN CANS:  NO LIDS, RINSE CLEAN.  EMPTIED AEROSOL CANS ARE RECYCLABLE

 

ALUMINUM:  ALUMINUM CANS; MAKE SURE FOILS IS ALUMINUM.  RINSE.

OTHERS:  Corrugated cardboard and boxboard (cereal, pop, etc., must be flattened, bundled and tied in 3x4 sheets or smalleR);  **NO COATED WAXED CARDBOARD**. 

BATTERIES & WASTE OIL (Will be picked up curbside).  Nothing bigger than 5 gal. Jug with a leak proof cap.

RECYCLE ITEMS MUST BE LOOSE IN CONTAINER.  ONLY RECYCLE ITEMS ARE TO BE PLACED IN THE CONTAINER.

  • FOR PICK UP OF ITEMS NOT LISTED (ELECTRONICS, APPLIANCES, FURNITURE, ETC.,) PLEASE CONTACT PETERSON SANITATION AT 608-524-6603.
  • LIST OF ELECTRONICS RECYCLERS.
  • EFFECTIVE JAN. 1, 2011, ALL OIL FILTERS MUST BE RECYCLED.  PETERSON'S CANNOT ACCEPT OIL FILTERS.  TAYLOR MADE REPAIRS, 117 AUSTIN DR., IN THE VILLAGE OF MERRIMAC, WILL ACCEPT THEM FOR A SMALL FEE.

PETERSON'S SANITATION THANKS YOU!

Town of Merrimac

P.O. Box 115

Merrimac, WI  53561

(608) 493-2588