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Garbage & Recycling Guidelines


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*** Per Harter’s Fox Valley Disposal- If a holiday falls in the week of our normal pickup before our normal pickup day (Wednesday), pickup will be pushed back one day (to Thursday).***
(If you have questions on this, please call either Harter’s Fox Valley Disposal or the
Clerk.)
 
Garbage labels are $1.00 each and can be purchased at: Lakeview Quick Mart (bp) in Cecil (on the hill on Hwy 117), Riverview Quick Mart (bp) in Oconto Falls, Cecil Lakeside Mobil gas station, Take A Chance bar in Advance, Rosie's Bar in Green Valley, the Bullpen Bar in Pulcifer, any board member, mail a check & SASE to the clerk, at the Community Center on election days, at the Community Center before or after monthly Board meetings, when paying property taxes.
 
You must place a green sticker from the Town of Green Valley on each clear 30-gallon garbage bag. Recyclables can be mixed in blue bags.
 
Large items in our Town are picked up the 3rd Thursday of each month. You must call Harter’s Fox Valley Disposal at least one day prior to the 3rd Thursday pick-up to get on the pick-up list for that month. Some items require a fee to be picked up; call Harter’s for information.
 
Harter’s Fox Valley Disposal picks up garbage and recycling every other Wednesday.
 
 
ACCEPTABLE RECYCLABLES
GLASS
Clear, brown, green and blue.
Rinse thoroughly.
Remove and discard all caps, neck-rings and foil.
Place in co-mingled blue plastic recycling bag.
Recycle food and beverage containers only. (NO LIGHT BULBS, DISHES, ETC.)
 
PLASTIC
Recycle container plastic only. (DO NOT RECYCLE MOTOR OIL CONTAINERS, TOYS, PLASTIC FOOD WRAPPERS, ETC.)
Remove and discard caps and rings.
Rinse containers thoroughly and flatten.
Place in co-mingled blue bags
 
TIN CANS
Recycle cans only. (NO HANGERS, TOYS, OTHER METALS, ETC.)
Rinse thoroughly
Flatten, if possible.
Place in co-mingled blue bags.
 
ALUMINUM CANS
Recycle cans only.
Place in co-mingled blue bags.
 
PAPER
Newspaper
Newspaper inserts
Junk mail
Magazines
Catalogs
Paper grocery bags
Cereal boxes
Soda containers (BUNDLE TOGETHER OR PLACE IN PAPER GROCERY BAGS. DO NOT PLACE PAPER IN PLASTIC BAGS.)
No wax or plastic coated paper.
No food contaminated paper.
Paper must be clean. No paper towels kleenex, paper plates, etc.
 
CORRUGATED CARDBOARD
Break down corrugated boxes and bundle with string or place in larger box. Size must be manageable. About 2' X 2'.
Wax coated cardboard is not recyclable.
Recycle only clean cardboard.
 
 
CAN COLLECTION SITE: The aluminum can collection site is located at Harry Leib Memorial Park in the community of Green Valley. Proceeds from this fund go to upkeep and upgrades for the town parks, including equipment.