Village of Caledonia 5043 Chester Lane, Racine, WI 53402

Refuse & Recycling

 


Yard Waste Drop-Off Site is OPEN

The Yard Waste Drop-Off Site opens the last Wednesday in March and closes the last Sunday in November.

Please note that only the following items will be accepted:

  • Grass Clippings
  • Brush/Branches - maximum 20" diameter and 6' long
  • Leaves

NO CONTRACTORS!  Must be a Village resident, picture ID is required.

LOCATION:  6900 Nicholson Road (west of the Safety Building)

HOURS OF OPERATION:    Wednesday:  1:30pm-7:00pm

                                                  Saturday:  10:00am-4:00pm

                                                    Sunday:  11:00am-5:00pm


Household Hazardous Waste Collection

The Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program encourages you to bring harmful chemicals from your home to the permanenet collection site. 

Located: 6200 21st Street - West of Hwy 31 - North of former Sam's Club
Collection Dates:

  • April 21, 2018
  • May 19, 2018
  • June 16, 2018
  • July 21, 2018
  • August 18, 2018
  • September 15, 2018
  • October 20, 2018

Hours: Every third Saturday, April to October, from 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

For futher information on what the program will and won't accept, Please Click Here

For questions please call (262) 636-9181


JOHNS DISPOSAL SERVICE INC.

Telephone
(262) 473-4700 or (888) 473-4701

Office Hours
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Click here for the schedule 

PRESS RELEASE:  Automated Garbage Collection to begin Fall of 2017

 
 ACCEPTABLE GARBAGE BULK ITEMS - WEEKLY SERVICE:      
                               

  • Furniture
  • Plastic wrap
  • Plastic bags
  • Broken Toys
  • Ceramics
  • Light Bulbs
  • Bagged Garbage
  • Food Waste
  • Styrofoam
  • Other loose trash
  • Carpeting (no wider than 4ft and rolled)
  • Extra garbage bags or garbage in personal cans
  • Construction materials in containers weighing less than 60 lbs.

  
DO NOT PUT THE FOLLOWING ITEMS IN THE GARBAGE:

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

  • Garbage cans must be no larger than 40 gallons.
  • FREON appliances may be picked up for an additional charge.  Call the office to schedule.
  • Please place garbage/recycling at the curb the night before service or by 7AM on your day of service.
  • The recycling bin is for “single stream” recycling.  All recycle items are to be placed loose in the recycle bin, no sorting or bagging is necessary.
  • Bulk garbage pick up is weekly on your day of service.
  • Bulk recycle pick up is every other week on your recycle day.

 
Acceptable Recycle Bulk Items:

  •    Large metal items
  •    Cardboard (flattened & empty)
  •    Appliances (NO FREON APPLIANCES)
  •    Tires (2 per home per month—8 per year)
  •    Drain oil & antifreeze (sealed in 1-5 gallon containers)
  •    Paper & other recyclables should be in clear plastic bags
  •    Humidifiers, Water Softeners

All items for bulk pickup should be placed within 2 feet of the curbside and 6 feet from the garbage/recycle containers.

 
PLEASE PLACE IN RECYCLE BIN CONTAINERS:

  • Aluminum cans & clean aluminum foil
  • Tin cans, steel cans, aerosol cans, empty/dried paint cans
  • Glass bottles, jars
  • #1-7 plastic
  • Milk cartons, juice boxes, soup cartons

 
MIXED PAPER:

  • Newspaper
  • Magazines
  • Books
  • Mail
  • School/office paper
  • Brown corrugated cardboard (flattened)
  • Gray chipboard (cereal and shoe boxes)
  • Brown paper bags

 
SHREDDED PAPER:

  • Please put in a secured clear plastic or paper bag, and place in or next to the bin.

 
DO NOT PUT THE FOLLOWING ITEMS IN THE RECYCLE BINS:

  • Styrofoam of any kind
  • Yard waste
  • Trash
  • Household hazardous waste
  • Loose Bulk Construction materials
  • Clothing

 
CALEDONIA GARBAGE, RECYCLING & MISCELLANEOUS DISPOSAL GUIDE
RECYCLING BINS  (RECYCLING IS MANDATED BY CALEDONIA ORDINANCE NO. 2008-03)  
Bins are to be placed at the curb prior to 7:00 a.m.** on the scheduled day of collections.  In cases where people move from a Caledonia residence, the containers must stay with the residence. The recycling bin is for "single stream" recycling.  All recycle items are to be placed loose in the recycle bin, no sorting or bagging is necessary. 
**Bins may be emptied as late as 6:00 p.m.

CARDBOARD
Cardboard is not allowed in landfills. Corrugated & Container Board (such as cereal boxes and soda cases) are to be recycled and prepared as listed in the Recycling Guide.
 
YARD WASTE
Yard waste includes leaves, brush, branches and grass clippings. Residents are encouraged to leave grass clippings on their lawns. Yard waste must be kept out of refuse. The yard waste drop-off site is located behind the Safety Building at 6900 Nicholson Road. This site is seasonal. Please call the Village hall for days and hours. Tree branches are to be cut to a maximum diameter of 20” and a maximum length of 6’. This site is open for Caledonia residents only, no contractors!
 
WASTE OIL & OIL FILTERS***
Johns Disposal Service, Inc. will accept drain oil & antifreeze (sealed in 1-5 gallon containers) on your recycle day ONLY.  Also, Johns Disposal Service will accept oil filters, but they need to be placed back in the box and the box placed in a clear plastic bag (to prevent leakage) and place in your recycle bin for disposal.
Waste oil may be taken to the Village’s waste oil drop-off site located directly behind the Safety Building at 6900 Nicholson Road. Pick up the key for the site at the Police Support Services window. A driver’s license or other appropriate identification is required. You will not be allowed to drop off waste oil after 5:00 p.m. (during winter 4:00 p.m.). ***Effective January 1, 2011, oil filters will not be allowed in the landfill. They can be disposed in the dumpster labeled for oil filters at the waste oil drop site.

BATTERIES
Lead acid batteries should be taken to those businesses that sell batteries. Johns Disposal will pick up automobile batteries as a bulk garbage item on your regular day of service.
 
PAINT CANS
Paint cans with paint still in them should have the lids removed and allowed to stand until all contents become hard. Add cat litter or sand to paint inside plastic bag-lined box in order to solidify the paint. The cans may then be placed in the normal recycling after drying.
 
USEFUL TELEPHONE NUMBERS
Caledonia Village Hall - 835-4451
Johns Disposal Service, Inc. – (262) 473-4700; (888) 473-4701
Azarian Wrecking - 637-4153
Payne & Dolan - 884-9644
Kestral Hawk Landfill 884-7097    If items are mixed w/garbage = 1 Ton minimum– ($57.75 Min. + Tax)

E-CYCLE DAYS   *Saturday, July 21, 2018 (10:00 am - 12:00 pm)*
Disposal of electronics no longer allowed in landfills. All items will be collected for free with an exception of $25 per TV and $10 per CRT Monitors at 6900 Nicholson Road by the Yard Waste site.

Electronic Items Include: *Desktop computers * Laptops * Printers *Fax machines * Scanners * Copiers *Video display devices *Monitors *Keyboards & mice *Hard drives *Flash drives *External modems * Other computer devices * DVD *VCR *DVR *Video
****There will be a charge of $25 per TV****      ​***There will be a charge of $10 per CRT Monitor***
OPEN TO ALL AREA RESIDENTS!

FOR MORE INFORMATION CLICK HERE 

WISCONSIN E-CYCLE
Johns Disposal is a registered collector of electronics for the state of Wisconsin.  Johns would be happy to collect your electronics for a fee.  Please call Johns Disposal to arrange pick up and for current fees (262)473-4700; (888)473-4701

ELECTRONIC ITEMS INCLUDE:

  • Desktop computers, laptops
  • Printers, scanners, copiers
  • Video display devices, monitors, televisions
  • Keyboards, mice, hard drives, flash drives, external modems & other computer devices
  • Fax machines
  • DVD, VCR, DVR & Video

E-CYCLE DROP OFF SITES:
 ***Beginning September 1, 2010, Computer Systems (keyboard, consumer monitor, consumer computer, and consumer printers), Fax Machines, DVD Players, Video Recorders, Cell Phones, Telephones w/Video Display, VCRs, Televisions, Cameras, & Copiers will not be allowed in the landfill. Listed below are some contractors that will take them. It is recommended you call for updated prices.***

Asset Recyclers (www.arecyclers.com), 5211 So. Colony Ave., Union Grove, WI 53128 (262-806-4078)
Best Buy (www.bestbuy.com), 2710 So. Greenbay Road, Racine, WI 53406 (612-291-3406)
Burrows Recycling, 5821 So. Pine Street, Burlington, WI 53105
Goodwill Retail Services (www.amazinggoodwill.com) 3131 So. Oakes Road, Sturtevant, WI 53405 (262-554-8522)
Mercantile Thrift Stores, Inc., 2917 Durand Avenue, Racine, WI 53405 (262)554-5080
Miller Electronics Recycling (www.deadcomputers.com) 1339 - 17th Stree, Racine, WI 53403 (262-632-1601) +
3056 Hamilton Avenue, Racine, WI 53403 (262-637-2900)
Milwaukee PC (www.milwaukeepc.com) 7115 Durand Ave., Suite F, Sturtevant, WI 53177 (262-208-9437)
Refrigerant Depot LLC (www.appliancerecycling.net) 5311 South 9th Street, Milwaukee WI 53221 (414-627-1152)

Sprint/Nextel 2500 S. Green Bay Road, Regency Point Center, Racine, WI 53406 (262) 554-7139 **for cell phone disposal
 
For more information visit: dnr.wi.gov/ecyclewisconsin
 

Sod/Soil- Contact a local landscaper, or Waste Management (a fee will be charged) for landfill disposal.
Concrete/Asphalt – Payne & Dolan (884-9644), Azarian Wrecking (637-4153).
Batteries- Contact a local battery store regarding trade-ins or disposal – (Batteries Plus).
Florescent Light Bulbs – Contact Vans Electric (632-7241) for disposal and current fee or take to the Hazardous Collection site on designated day.

Prices for Vans Electric: 
Up to 4’ = .50¢ ea.
5’ to 8’ = .65¢ ea.
U-shaped & Round-shaped = 85¢ ea.

Vendor’s and Numbers for Disposal of Large Appliances
A-1 Appliances 262-636-9002
Appliance Pickup Service & Sales 262-636-9320
Refrigerant Recovery 414-643-7740
Ron's Recycling (listed in local paper) 262-902-3397
ABC Recycling (listed in local paper) 262-930-1961
Refrigerant Depot (414) 627-1152 or www.appliancerecycling.net


Miller Compressing

Miller Compressing accepts and pays for scrap metal, there are two locations in Racine:

  • For non-ferrous materials such as: aluminum, copper, brass, stainless steel, catalytic converters, and vehicle batteries -  can be brought to 3056 Hamilton Avenue. If you have questions you may call (262)637-2900.

  • For ferrous materials such as: large appliances, water heaters, and miscellaneous scrap steel - can be brought to 1339 17th Street. If you have any questions you may call (262)632-1601

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