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Solid Waste & Recycling Site

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Solid Waste & Recycling Site Regulations

  • The service is for the City of Menomonie residents only.
  • A current solid waste permit must be displayed on your mirror. Residential permits are available at the solid waste and recycling site, please ask the attendant for details.
  • Request a permit via our Solid Waste Permits page.
  • The City reserves the right to inspect all wastes. Residents found to be in violation of City Solid Waste regulations are subject to a $500 fine per city code.

Acceptable & Unacceptable Items at the City Solid Waste & Recycling Site

Acceptable Items

  • Household trash (bagged and placed in the compactor)
  • Recyclables (no need to sort, all recyclables can be mixed together)
  • Cardboard, Paperboard (pasta, cereal, cracker boxes, etc), and Brown Paper Bags (flatten all materials)
  • Mixed Paper, Magazines and Newspaper
  • Number-1 Plastic Bottles and Jars (empty, rinse, and replace cap)
  • Number-2 Plastic Bottles and Jugs (empty, rinse, and replace cap)
  • Number-5 Plastic Tubs and Containers (empty, rinse, and replace lid)
  • Glass Bottles and Jars (empty, rinse and remove metal caps)
  • Aluminum Cans (empty and rinse)
  • Steel Cans (empty and rinse, labels are okay)
  • Carpet and Padding (Fees apply)
  • Furniture (Fees apply) 
  • Used Oil and Oil Filters
  • Yard Waste
  • Scrap Metal

Unacceptable Items

  • Concrete, bituminous, masonry, and brick
  • Construction Materials
  • Electronics
  • Freon Appliances (Refrigerators, Freezers, Dehumidifiers, etc)
  • Tires