Brush sites open for storm cleanup as communities come together
EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) - Brush sites are opening as communities come together to clean up after Wednesday’s storm.
According to a release from the City of Altoona, The City of Altoona’s brush site will be open for Altoona residents to dispose of twigs, branches, and trees as a result of the storm.
On Thursday, Dec. 16 they are open 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. On Friday, Dec. 17 they are open 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. On Saturday, Dec.18 they are open 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
The City of Altoona's brush site will be open for Altoona residents* to dispose of twigs, branches and trees as a result of the storm.— City of Altoona, WI (@AltoonaWI) December 16, 2021
DAYS + HOURS
Thursday | December 16, 2021 | 10am - 3pm
Friday | December 17, 2021 | 10am - 3pm
Saturday | December 18, 2021 | 10a - 2pm pic.twitter.com/HADxwus1i6
For Eau Claire residents, to help accommodate storm cleanup, the Green Waste Facility on Jeffers Road will be open on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 17 and 18, 2021.
City of Eau Claire residents may dispose of brush and smaller tree limbs at no cost by taking them to the brush site at 5710 Jeffers Road in Eau Claire the following days and times this week:
Friday, Dec. 17: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Saturday, December 18: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
The City asks that everyone stays in the designated area for drop-off since they have contractors working on site with large equipment. For size restrictions and what items are accepted at the City of Eau Claire’s Green Waste Facility visit their website.
In the Town of Campbell there will be special curbside brush chipping Wednesday, Dec 22. They ask residents to have brush out by 7:00 a.m. Current brush chipping guidelines apply. Guidelines can be found in the 2021 Recycler and online. Crews will begin north of I-90 and work their way south. Chipping will continue to Dec. 23 if necessary.
As for residents of La Crosse, the City of La Crosse says the brush site will open for residents use on Friday, Dec. 17, from 7:00 a.m.-2:45 p.m. The yard waste site will not be open nor will brush be accepted after Friday so the City says to plan accordingly. Brush is defined as branches that are no more than eight inches in diameter. Logs, tree trunks, and stumps cannot be accepted. Those should be taken to the La Crosse County Landfill at 6502 State Highway 16, phone number 608-785-9572.
While the City site is closed for the season, the County Landfill also accepts all brush and yard waste materials.
The City of La Crosse asks that you contact their office at 608-789-7508 if you have other questions or concerns. If you are having an issue with a boulevard tree, contact the Parks and Forestry Department at 608-789-7533.
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