Town of Shelby - La Crosse County Wisconsin

Single Stream Recycling

Single Stream Recycling allows a wider range of materials to be collected, and ALL the recyclables (paper, plastic, aluminum) may be placed in one container.

Recycler 2020 | Recycler 2021

Curbside Residential Refuse and Recycling Collection

The Town of Shelby provides refuse collection weekly. On Monday, refuse is collected from mobile home parks. On Tuesday, refuse is collected from homes north of the Hwy 14/61 overpass. South of the overpass, collection is on Wednesday. Recyclables are collected on the same day as refuse, but every other week. All recycling needs to be placed in the recycle bin, you can mix. Recycling and Refuse collection will be placed on the tax bill as a special charge. Guidelines for refuse and recycling, including a collection calendar are available at the town hall.
Cleaning your garage out?  Have a celebration and you have too much refuse to fit into your cart? 
Additional garbage tags are available at the Town Hall, $15 for 5 tags.  Place a tag on your extra refuse to be hauled away. 

Leaves, Grass and Garden Debris

Drop off site is located at the Town Hall Annex parking lot, April - November ONLY. Material must be removed from bags and dumped into the holding container. No Brush Accepted*Unlawful Dumping Citations will be issued to non-compliant persons.

Call the Brush Hotline  Brush will be picked up on the following dates in 2021. 

April 21-23 May 19-21 June 16-18 July 28-29 August 25-26 September 22-23 October 20-21 November 17-18

Brush List Sign-up: OR 608-788-1032 ext. 1

*Brush should be placed curbside with the larger cut end facing the street for the road crew to chip. Trees and limbs too large for chipping (over 8 inches in diameter) or amounts over one pickup load must be picked up by a private tree service or taken to the La Crosse County Landfill at the property owner's expense. ONLY ONE PICK UP LOAD PER RESIDENCE PER BRUSH CYCLE.

Large Item Drop-Off

Large Item Drop-Off takes place the second Saturday of each month, April-June and August-November, from 7:00 a.m. to Noon at the Town Hall Annex parking lot. *Fees May Apply.

Click HERE for a list of acceptable items | Click HERE for a list of charges 

Unacceptable Items

The following items will not be accepted on Large Item Drop-Off day: commercial, construction or demolition materials, carpeting (except in small amounts), animal waste, explosives, regulated hazardous waste (including paint) and cardboard.

*Unlawful Dumping Citations will be issued to non-compliant persons. Please make arrangements through a private refuse hauler or contact La Crosse County Solid Waste, 608-785-9999 to get your large items taken care of if they are not acceptable on Drop-Off day.

Christmas Trees and Wreaths

Place curbside. The Town will pick them up starting Thursday, January 4, 2021. The LAST DAY for pick up will be Friday, January 29, 2021.