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Special Item Removal Information

Bulk/Large Household Items: LRS is the contracted disposal company for the Village of DeForest and they will help you remove additional or special items at curb side. LRS will provide bulk pick-up service monthly as designated on the service calendar. Each household is allowed one bulk item per month. Item must be called in at least 48 hours in advance to the scheduled pick-up day. Please contact at 1-608-580-0580 or bltownservice@lrsrecycles.com.

Electronics:  Wisconsin's electronics recycling law (2009 Act 50, 9/1/2010) prohibits disposal of certain electronic devices in Wisconsin landfills or placing these devises in a container intended for disposal or incineration.  View the links below for other options:
E-Cycle Wisconsin:  this link gives information on electronic collection sites, Wisconsin's electronic recycling law, electronics covered under the law, and contact information.

Oil Filters and Absorbents:  Wisconsin Act 86, prohibits disposal of used oil filters and oil absorbent materials in a solid waste disposal facility, effective 1/1/2011.  Therefore, oil filters and absorbents are not allowed in your automated carts and are not allowed at the Village of DeForest oil drop off location.  Dane County and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources websites have information on facts and recycling - which is available by clicking on Oil Filters and Absorbents

Paint:  Latex paint (which is not a hazardous material) once dry can be disposed of in your automated garbage carts.  The latex paint cans must be empty, or the remaining paint must be dry with lid removed.  To dry latex paints and water based paints leave the lid off and allow to dry.  You can also add kitty litter to speed up the drying process.  Once dry, the latex paint cans may then be thrown in the regular automated trash carts. Latex Paint, IF the can is mostly full can be taken to Clean Sweep to allow others to use the leftover paint.  Only latex paint that is mostly full, still in good condition and in its original container with an intact label.  Paint cans with oil and enamel based paint must be taken to the Clean Sweep collection facility. 

Animal Carcass:  Contact Village Hall 608-846-6751 for removal from Village streets.