Compost Site

The City's compost site is OPEN for the season.

Closed the following holidays:

  • Spring Holiday, observed annually on the Friday before Easter
  • Memorial Day, observed annually on the last Monday in May
  • Independence Day, July 4th
  • Labor Day, observed annually the first Monday in September
  • Veterans Day, November 11th
Please note that this site will be monitored by security cameras. 

Compost Site

Hours of Operation:
Open from the first Saturday in April to the first Saturday in December
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Wednesday 8 a.m. to sunset
Saturday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Located at the East End of Bark River Drive.

Acceptable Materials

Brush (under 6” diameter)
Mowed grass clippings
Flower plant materials

Not Accepted Materials

Root balls
Commercial landscape waste
Construction debris
Kitchen or food waste
Paper or plastic bags
Charcoal grill, fireplace, burn pile, firepit or ash debris
Household trash or garbage of any kind

Any person caught illegally dumping unacceptable items at the compost site may be subject to a minimum fine of $250 plus disposal fees.


Yard Waste and Brush are no longer accepted at the Public Works Facility at 700 James Place.

Electronic Waste
The electronic waste trailer will be open on Wednesdays from 3:00pm to sunset and Saturday from 9:00am to 3:00pm. This will continue from the first Saturday in April to the first Saturday in December.  From December to April, small appliances and electronics may be taken to the Department of Public Works (700 James Place) from 8:00am to 3:00pm, Monday through Friday, for disposal. 

Electronic items such as laptop computers, printers, flat screen televisions, flat screen computer monitors, computer peripherals, DVD players, digital video recorders, VCRs, radios, CD players fax machines and cell phones may be dropped off at no charge.

There is a $25 fee per "tube" television, console television or old style computer monitor.  Please have exact change or check when dropping off these items.  

Household Appliances
Household appliances are accepted for recycling.  Items such as refrigerators, washers, dryers, dishwashers, toasters, microwaves, vacuum cleaners, blenders, toaster ovens, air conditioners and any other small household appliances may be dropped off at no charge.  All refrigerators or freezers must be clean and have all doors and glass shelving removed before they are dropped off. 


Other items not accepted at the compost site are: glass, batteries of any kind, light bulbs, smoke detectors, mercury containing devices, X-ray devices, exit signs, contaminated medical equipment, any materials containing PCBs, furniture and items that are run by gasoline/diesel/kerosene due to a fire hazard. 

Curbside Brush Pickup
The City provides brush pickup to the north side of the city (north of Rock River) on the 1st Tuesday of each month and to the south side (south of Rock River) the 2nd Tuesday of each week of each month. Only brush that is more than 3/4" in diameter at the cut end and more than 3' in length should be placed at the curb for collection. Anything smaller than this will plug the chipper and must be taken to the Compost Site. Brush should be put at the curb and piled neatly with the cut end facing the street.

Yard waste and brush can NO longer be dropped off at the Department of Public Works, 700 James Place 

Please contact Public Works 920-397-9909 and provide your address prior to the scheduled week of collection.

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