- A municipal compost is now available at the landfill. Composting can divert up to 50% of waste from the landfill. Please note — ONLY compostable (not biodegradable) bags can go in compost.What can you put in community compost?
Food scraps, teabags and coffee filters, soiled paper products like pizza boxes and napkins, waxed cartons, yard waste, sawdust etc. NOT toilet paper, pet feces, cigarettes, carcasses, glass, plastic etc
- A Household Hazardous Waste Day will be held annually in the fall. Store your hazardous waste in a safe place until it can be disposed of safely on this day.What is hazardous waste?
Paints, thinners and solvents, cleaning products, pesticides, aerosol cans, motor oil, antifreeze, rechargable batteries, smoke alarms, fluorescent lights and some personal care items are examples of common hazardous materials found in homes.
PAPER RECYCLING & PICKUP
- Thanks to funding from the Community Development Fund and the City of Dawson, CKS has been able to build a small addition onto the downtown depot. With the extra space created, we are now able to offer paper recycling to individual households! Please bring us your white, mixed, and news paper for recycling.