By Tim Kowols
Despite a private operator opening a transfer and recycling station at its former landfill, Kewaunee County is finding trash where it should not be. In addition to the usual garbage, Kewaunee County Sheriff’s Deputies and town officials have been finding couches, tires, and other large items abandoned alongside the road. The cost for removal usually gets passed down to the municipality. Kewaunee County Sheriff Matt Joski says they have seen a small uptick in such cases since the landfill closed earlier this year.
Joski reminds residents that it is a lot cheaper to take your large refuse items to the former landfill site and work with the private operator than to get caught tossing it on the side of the road. A citation could cost you as much as $300.