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 TOWN OF SHERMAN WASTE/RECYCLING CENTER

Located within the Municipal complex at 3063W Hwy. 182.  The hours of operation are as follows:

Saturdays from 9 - 3 year round.  Wednesdays 12-3 (Memorial Day to Labor Day)

ALL garbage needs to be in an orange Waste Management bag which can be purchased from the Recycling Attendant during hours of operation, or at the Springstead Trading Post.  The current price is $2.40 per bag.

Acceptable Recycling Materials -  paper, newspaper, magazines, catalogs, phone books, letterhead, envelopes, standard forms, computer print-outs, copy paper junk mail, corrugated cardboard, shoe boxes, cereal boxes, soda or beer containers, paper egg cartons, clean pizza boxes, glass(all colors) and plastics(#1-9) are now co-mingled together. Break down and flatten cardboard or place in paper bags. Rinse all containers. Remove caps from containers and labels from tin cans.

Iron County Ordinance No. 2101- Occupants of single family and 2 to 4 unit residences shall separate and properly prepare recyclables and take to any of the municipal recycling drop-off collection sites in Iron County during the assigned hours of said drop-off sites, only when an attendant is on duty. Violation of any Section of the Ordinance shall be punishable by a forfeiture of not less than $100 nor more than $300 for each offense. Each day the violation occurs or continues shall be deemed a separate offense. Second and subsequent offenses within one (1) year shall be punishable by a forfeiture of not less than $300 nor more than $700 for each offense.

IT IS ILLEGAL TO LEAVE ANY MATERIALS AT THE RECYCLING SITE WITHOUT AN ATTENDANT PRESENT.  ANY VIOLATIONS WILL BE SENT TO LAW ENFORCEMENT.  SEE TOWN OF SHERMAN ORDINANCE #2001-10/9, AND THE IRON COUNTY ORDINANCE #2101.

 

TOWN  OF SHERMAN BRUSH SITE

Acceptable materials:  Branches (5ft. or less in length and 3" or less in diameter), leaves and weeds.  We no longer accept tree stumps.  No materials will be accepted from commercial parties.

Accessing the brush site:  The site is locked and only accessible by key.  Contact recycling supervisor, Gerry Mikula, at 715-583-2212. He will make arrangements for you to access the site and will orient you as to where to place your materials.

 

THE TOWN OF SHERMAN ALSO RECYCLES:  OIL FILTERS, and SPIRAL BULBS.  THE EMPTY OIL CONTAINERS ARE NOT RECYCLABLE AND SHOULD BE PLACED IN THE ORANGE BAGS.

 

 

  Burn Barrel: Only dry, clean and untreated paper and wood products can be burned in a barrel.  It is illegal to burn: asphalt, garbage, metal, petroleum products, plastics, rubber, or treated wood.  These materials release toxic pollutants into the air and are recognized as a significant health risk and public nuisance.