ATTENTION: TOWN OF CALUMET PROPERTY OWNERS
PER THE DEPT. OF REVENUE - IT IS MANDATORY THAT THE TOWN HAVE PICTURES OF ALL THE PROPERTIES. THERE WILL BE SOMEONE TAKING THESE PICTURES FROM THE ROAD SOON.
TOWN OF CALUMET
Wisconsin's Electronics Recycling Law (2009 Act 50) prohibits disposal of certain electronic devices in Wisconsin landfills, burning in an incineration facility, or placing these devies in a container intended for disposal or incineration (S.287.07(5), Wis. Stats.) This new law prohibits electronic (e-waste) into any Wisconsin landfill or Transfer Station commingled with municipal solid waste. The devices covered by the new landfill and inceneration ban are:
-computer peripherals, including keyboards, mice and speakers;
- DVD players, VCRs and digital video recorders; and
- cell phones
Some options for the proper handing of e-waste after September 1, 2010:
1) Negotiate with the retail stores to take back the old e-waste item as part of your new purchase of new equipment.
2) 'Best Buy' the retail store will take e-waste at no charge with some restrictions as noted on their website www.bestbuy.com.
3) Contact Earthwise Recycling @ www.earthwiserecycling.com, Charges may apply.
For more information about this law, see http://dnr.wi.gov/ecyclewisconsin.
RECYCLE/GARBAGE PICK UP - The recycle center is open every Saturday from 8 AM - 4 PM. Remember to hand in your post cards with your address and vehicle info and in exchange you will receive your sticker. If you have not received a post card, please contact the clerk, Mary Casper at 920-898-4116. Thank you for your cooperation.
Our building inspector is Paul Birschbach, Birschbach Inspeciton Service LLC, 18 W. Main St., Suite L, Chilton, WI 53014. For building, remodeling, replacement & demolition permits and land use info and fees contact phone number is 920-849-9274, fax 920-849-9289 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
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