are accepted for cremation at the Transfer Station. The animals must
be delivered with advance notice, and separate from other wastes.
Fees range from $42.00 to $84.00.
accepted at the Transfer Station, but must be disposed separately
from landfill trash. Appliances included on this list are;
clothes washers and dryers, water heaters, heat pumps, air
conditioners, dehumidifiers, refrigerators, freezers, trash
compactors, dishwashers, conventional ovens, ranges, stoves, and
wood stoves. Fees will cover removal of freon, if appropriate,
and transport to an off-site recycling or disposal site. See our
of businesses that accept appliances. It is often cheaper for
the customer to deliver directly to a recycler, rather than have
City staff accept it at the Transfer Station, then re-load and
deliver it to the same recycler.
Asbestos is found in
many old building products such as insulation and siding. Some
asbestos containing materials can be disposed of safely in the
landfill, and some cannot. Contact our
business office for assistance with identification and handling
of asbestos wastes. For details on the dangers of handling
asbestos go to the
Pleural Mesothelioma website.
(Rechargeable) can be
delivered to the Transfer Station. Fees are set to cover our
disposal costs at a battery disposal facility. Many vehicle
batteries, and smaller rechargeable batteries can be recycled locally.
of businesses that accept batteries. Some give store
credit, and others accept batteries at no cost. Common
alkaline batteries are not recyclable and may be thrown in the
Commercial and Industrial wastes often have unique
characteristics that make them difficult to handle in the Transfer
Station. Those waste should be inspected at the point of generation
to identify any pertinent State and Federal regulations. We will
then determine the best handling system.
Contact the Transfer Station to begin this process.
(and electronic components) are now being recycled at the Station
that are generated from households.
They must be delivered separately from other waste so we can package
them for delivery to a processing point in eastern Nebraska.
The monitor is the most expensive part of the computer recycling
program. We will charge $15.00 for one monitor and the system
components normally found with a single work station. (CPU,
monitor, keyboard, mouse, and printer). Commercial and
Industrial generated wastes are regulated by several State and
Federal regulations, and cannot be accepted.
Contact the Solid Waste
Manager with your questions.
with no protruding rebar or structural wire will be accepted at a
reduced rate if delivered separately from all other wastes.
Clippings & Leaf Waste can be delivered to the Transfer
Station. The waste must be segregated from other wastes, and then
delivered to the compost pile. It can contain grass and leaves
only. Since the end product is composted and returned to the
soil, it can not include non-biodegradable substances, tree limbs,
branches, prunings, garden waste, and woody plants. You will find
those items listed under the Tree Waste pile. Check our
listing of businesses that handle yard wastes, or the
Transfer Station for hours of operation and current
from the home, in typical household quantities, are allowed in the
normal trash disposal system. Commercial and industrial hazardous
wastes are regulated by several State and Federal regulations, and
can not be accepted for landfill disposal. The Division Staff
however, can assist with identification of the wastes, and with
evaluations needed to identify appropriate disposal options.
Contact the Solid Waste Manager with your questions.
contains all the wastes normally produced by a home. It can
include materials used in the home that contain hazardous
components, such as drain cleaners and insecticides.
used in the home can be disposed of in the weekly garbage. The
needles should be containerized in a pop can, or other suitable
container, to prevent accidental punctures while in route to the
landfill, and disposed of weekly.
Iron & Steel
is accepted at the Transfer Station, however we recommend it be
routed to a recycler. If these wastes are delivered to the Station,
a 20 lb. weight limit and 8 foot length limit apply. The standard
tonnage fee applies.
Lumber can include any
type of manufactured lumber or lumber products typically found in
the construction trades. The Transfer Station is limited to
accepting dimensions and weights that do not damage the transport
trailers, and do not inhibit their unloading. Weight is generally
limited to 20 lbs. per individual piece of waste, and length is
limited to 8 feet. The standard tonnage fee applies.
found in old thermometers and thermostats. Those items (no
need to dismantle the thermostat) can be delivered to the Transfer
Station at no charge. These items can be accepted from
households only. Commercial and industrial hazardous wastes
are regulated by several State and Federal regulations, and cannot
be accepted. Contact
the Solid Waste Manager with your questions.
Oil wastes will be
accepted if delivered separately from all other wastes. If it is
suitable for recycling it is accepted at no charge. Acceptable oil
includes engine lubricating oil, hydraulic fluid, heat transfer
fluids, transmission fluid, and cutting oils. It does not include
and must not be contaminated with brake fluid, solvents, water, or
anti-freeze. Check our
listing of businesses that also accept automotive fluids.
Paint containers are
accepted at the Transfer Station from households only. We encourage customers to use all
paint in some manner, then dispose of the empty container with their
household trash. Dry paint has no disposal restrictions.
When it's not possible to use the paint, the customers can allow the
paint to air dry in the container. If liquid paint must be
transported to the Transfer Station, it should be delivered
separately from other waste. Please do not mix latex and oil
base paints in the same container. Commercial and industrial
paint wastes are regulated by several State and Federal regulations,
and cannot be accepted.
Contact the Solid Waste
Manager with you questions.
Pallets are accepted
at the Transfer Station, however they pose handling problems in the
transfer trailers. Pallets can be delivered separate from all other
wastes, or they must be quartered when delivered with other waste.
The standard tonnage fee applies.
should be disposed in the trash. They should not be flushed
down the sewer since community waste treatment systems are not
capable of removing the many chemicals involved. This would
result in the drugs passing on to be absorbed by the aquatic life in
the river. If a pharmaceutical collection event is not
available, simply empty the medications into a plastic bag with the
rest of your household trash.
Tires can be disposed
of most economically at the tire dealer when they are being replaced
with new ones, however tires can be delivered to the Transfer
Station for re-manufacture or recycling. Tires must be segregated
from other waste since they will be handled individually and routed
to a processing center off-site. Fees range from $3.00 to $70.00
each, depending on the size of the tire and whether it is mounted on
Tree Waste is
accepted in quantities and sizes that can be handled by hand. Larger
dimension tree waste should be handled by one of the Tree
Contractors in the community. We also accept garden waste,
pine cones and needles, and shrubs at the tree pile.