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Compost Drop-Off Site
Pleasant Prairie operates a Compost Drop-off Site for Village residents. During 2014 the site will be open between March 29 and December 6, weather permitting. The site is easy to use, with convenient drop-off options that can help you work around times when you need more flexibility with your disposal options, like dropping off your garbage and recycling before you leave for a vacation.
The Compost Drop-off Site is located at the Roger Prange Municipal Center at 8600 Green Bay Road. The site is situated in the southwest corner of the property.
When using the Compost Drop-off Site, please be prepared to provide proof of residence in Pleasant Prairie. If you frequent the site, you will need a compost sticker for your automobile window. Stickers are available at Village Hall, the Prange Municipal Center or at the Compost Site.
*The site will be open on Wednesdays, with the exception of the first Wednesday of the month. On these days a contractor will be on site grinding and removing compost from the site.
COMPOST DROP-OFF HOURS
Mondays: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Tuesdays: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
*Wednesdays: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Thursdays: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Fridays: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturdays: 7:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
*Site is closed on the first Wednesday of each month.
FREE ACCEPTED MATERIALS/ITEMS
• Branches (not to be bound)
• Garden waste
• Grass clippings
• Tree trimmings
• Stumps (50 pounds or less)
• Other yard waste
• Car batteries
• Waste oil (not mixed with other elements)
Garden waste, grass clippings, leaves, tree trimmings and other yard waste will be accepted in cans, bags or from vehicles trunks/beds.
FREE ACCEPTED MATERIALS/ITEMS
• One cubic yard of dirt
• One cubic yard of concrete
• One cubic yard of gravel
• One cubic yard of asphalt
• One cubic yard of metal
• Recycling and/or garbage
(One cubic yard is 3’ wide, by 3’ long, by 3’ tall.)
ADDITIONAL ITEMS ACCEPTED FOR A FEE
To accommodate those times when collection at your home is not convenient, you will now be able to drop select items at the Compost Drop-off Site during the hours of operation listed to the left. A fee is charged to cover the cost of handling and disposing of your item.
ITEMS ACCEPTED FOR A FEE
• White goods* ($20 each item)
• Computers and televisions* (see attendant on duty)
• Miscellaneous electronics* ($5 each)
• Tires ($5 each)
• Bulk items* ($10 each item)
*Please see pages 5 through 9 of your 2014 Village Calendar and Resource Directory or click here for descriptions of disposal services.
FREE COMPOST & WOOD CHIPS
Compost and wood chips are available to Village residents at the Compost Drop-off Site on a first-come, first-served basis during the hours listed at the left. Village staff is available to assist in loading compost and wood chips on Saturdays.
If you have questions regarding the Compost Drop-off Site, please contact the Public Works Department at firstname.lastname@example.org or 925.6700, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. More information about the site is also available by clicking here.
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