Fond du Lac County Clean Sweep 2017

Many common items such as automotive products, household cleaners, pesticides and home improvement products are hazardous when used, stored or disposed of improperly. We all end up breathing chemicals burned in a barrel and waste in a landfill can seep into our water supply.  The damage can be life-threatening.  The clean sweep event is a […]

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Fluorescent Tubes

Locations below accept fluorescent tubes for recycling: Riley Electrical Supply located at 659 S. Hickory in Fond du Lac:  Phone:  (920) 922-7711 Ripon Ace Hardware located at 1085 W. Fond du Lac Street, Ripon Fluorescent tubes of all sizes – price varies; $.70 each for 4 ft. bulbs Phone:  (920) 748-3360 Ripon Electric, 510 Aspen St., Ripon Phone:  (920) […]

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How to Properly Dispose of Smoke Detectors

  Smoke Detectors: Smoke detectors typically fall within two categories:  photoelectric and ionization.  When it comes to disposal, old photoelectric detectors can be safely put in the trash, so long as you remove the battery first.  Read on for information about ionization detectors. Ionization-Based Smoke Detectors: Ionization detectors contain a small amount of Americium 241, […]

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City of Fond du Lac Residents

Residents of the City of Fond du Lac have the option of taking the following items to the City Garage, 530 Doty Street in Fond du Lac.  Proof of residence is required.  Questions can be directed to 920-322-3544. MUNICIPAL SERVICE CENTER Where is the yard waste drop-off located? The drop-off site is located on the […]

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Electronics Recycling

Electronics Recycling Locations in Fond du Lac County Facility Items Accepted Bargains Galore Thrift Store 810 W. Main St., Waupun, WI www.BargainsGaloreThriftStore.com 920/324-8677 Hours:  Thursday 10:00 am-8:00 pm, Friday 10:00 am-2:00 pm, and Saturday 10:00 am-2:00 pm Bargains Galore Thrift Store is an E-Cycle Wisconsin Registered Collector of electronics including computers, cpu’s, copiers, phones, mice, keyboards, […]

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Mercury/Thermometers/Thermostats

Below are some possible disposal options: The Municipal Service Center, often called the City Garage, is located at 530 North Doty Street near Lakeside Park.  They will take mercury; however, they ask that you bring it directly into the office. Office hours are Monday – Friday:  7:00 am – 3:30 pm. This service is for […]

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Styrofoam

      ACH Foam Technologies, not only makes Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) or Styrofoam, but they recycle it too.

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Battery Recycling

  Please be courteous and buy new batteries at the store where you recycle old ones. Business and Location/Phone Number (920) Batteries Accepted and Store Hours Best Buy:  333 N Pioneer Rd., Fond du Lac 924-6051 All batteries.  Store hours are weekdays 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Sunday 10 […]

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