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Expanded Options for Disposal of Televisions and Computers
E-Cycle Wisconsin, the State’s new electronics recycling law, creates a program for electronics recycling that will be overseen by the Department of Natural Resources (DNR). Under the new law, as of September 1, 2010, several types of electronic devices will now be banned from landfills and incineration, regardless of where the items are from or who has used them. Items now banned from Wisconsin landfills include:
To learn more about the new law, visit http://dnr.wi.gov/org/aw/wm/ecycle/
Village residents needing to dispose of electronic items listed above may use the Residential Recyling Center, located at 8000 128th St. or may call to schedule curb-side collection. Information regarding computer and accessory recycling options and rates can be found below, by clicking here. Miscellaneous electronic devices, including DVD, DVR, VCR and other video players and fax machines may be dropped off at the Residential Recyling Center for a $5 fee per item. Cell phones and rechargeable batteries are accepted free of charge at: the Residential Recyling Center or Prange Municipal Center, Village Hall, and RecPlex. If you have questions regarding your recycling options, you can also reach us by telephone at 925-6700.
TO SCHEDULE A PICKUP
If you would like to schedule a curb-side collection for your old television or home computer, call the Department of Public Works at 262/925-6700 by noon on Thursday to schedule a pickup for the following day, Friday. The fee associated with your pickup will be added to your monthly Utility Bill. Please refer to the chart below for fee information.
TO USE THE DROP-OFF OPTION
If you would prefer to drop off your old television or home computer at the Residential Recyling Center, simply visit the site during the open hours. A member of the department will take your information, determine the fee associated with your particular television size and type, and will direct you to the drop-off location. The fee for the items you drop-off will be added to your monthly Utility Bill.
Monday - Friday 9 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
If you have questions regarding the information above, please contact the Public Works Department at firstname.lastname@example.org or 262/925-6700, Monday through Friday, from 8:00a.m. until 5:00p.m.
Television and Computer Disposal Costs