Garbage, Recycling & Compost
What’s new with recycling?
As of December 1, 2014 cardboard cartons, plastic dairy containers and plastic bakery/ deli containers will be accepted for recycling at the Tri-County facility. Items include juice cartons and boxes, milk cartons, yogurt, cottage cheese and sour cream containers and fruit, potato salad or dip containers. Please rinse the containers and remove any hard plastic caps before placing them with your other recyclables. For more information and a complete list of accepted recyclables, please visit http://www.recyclemoretricounty.org/. Your recycling efforts promote sustainability and a healthy world for future generations!
The Town of Ledgeview is currently contracting for residential garbage and recycling collection through Advanced Disposal, a Ledgeview Business. For direct inquiries to Advanced Disposal, you may call 920-983-3341.
Download information on the Ledgeview Recycling Program.
Download information on our Compost Facility, including hours of operation and directions to the facility.
Download information on composting do’s and don’ts
Download the 2013-2015 Recycling Schedule here.
The Brown County Port & Solid Waste Department has launched an expanded and updated website, www.BrownCountyRecycling.org. The site features a new look, new navigation tools and up-to-date information on recycling, household hazardous waste and solid waste disposal.
Please remember that the Town of Ledgeview does not have curbside pickup of Christmas Trees. Please bring your Christmas tree to the compost site located on Rockland Road.
Tips For Placing Your Garbage & Recycle Carts
Only trash & recycling inside the respective carts will be collected. Any trash or recycling placed along side the cart will not be collected by Advanced Disposal. All carts must be placed in the front of the lot, not in the street, by 6:00 am on collection day in order to assure pick up. Carts in urbanized areas shall be behind the curbside, either on the terrace or on the driveway or when in rural areas, on the shoulder or driveway by 6:00 am. Place the carts four (4) feet apart and away from trees and/or mailboxes.
Rules and Regulations to Follow to Ensure that your garbage & recycling gets picked up properly:
- Please DO NOT set carts in or on top of snow banks. It will not be collected when placed in such manner.
- Please DO NOT park a vehicle on the street in front of the carts or place your carts along side of a parked vehicle on the street. It will not be collected when placed in such manner.
- Please DO NOT place carts under trees or close to mailboxes.
- Please DO NOT set additional bags of garbage or other materials outside of the container.
The compost facility is on Rockland Road. Directions to the compost facility: Go south on Broadway (CTH PP), go under the overpass and go past Legend’s Bar on CTH PP. Continue south on CTH PP, past Valley Cabinet. Just south of De Pere Veterinary Service, turn right onto Rockland Road. Go past Mommaerts Auto Salvage and the compost site is on the same side of the road as Mommaerts.
The compost facility is open from dawn to dusk, 7 days a week. No permit is required to use the facility.
Q. How do I dispose of large items?
A: Large items such as furniture or carpeting can be taken to Advanced Disposal for a fee. For fees or to schedule a pick up of large items, please contact Advanced Disposal directly at (920) 983-3341.
Q. How do I dispose of household hazardous waste, old tires, paint, etc?
A. Oil based and latex paint, solvents, pesticides, antifreeze, aerosols, cleaners, degreasers, computers, mercury containing devices and batteries are commonly accepted materials at the Brown County Household Hazardous Waste Facility. For fees and hours of operation, call 920-492-4950, or visit their website at www.browncountyrecycling.org.
Q: Where is the waste facility located and what are their hours?
A: Waste Facility located at 2561 South Broadway, in the Village of Ashwaubenon. Telephone (920) 492-4950. Open hours are Thursday, noon until 6:00 p.m. and Saturday from 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Materials that cannot be brought to the Household Hazardous Waste Facility are tires, infectious and biological wastes, radioactive material, explosives and ammunition. Call the Recycling Hotline for more information in regard to the disposal of these materials, (920) 448-4400, Option 5. Used tires, appliances and Lead Acid Batteries are accepted at the Brown County Transfer Station.
Q. Can I burn my trash?
A. No. You are only allowed to burn brush and must have a permit for this. The permit is free and can be issued for up to 5 days. Permits are available at the Town Hall and by contacting the Fire Department directly. You must notify Brown County’s non-emergency number (448-4200, Extension 1), prior to burning.
For additional information and hours, please call the Brown County Hotline (920) 448-4400, Option 5, or the Brown County Port & Solid Waste Department, (920) 492-4950.