Garage full of recycled items

Recycle Event

Next Recycle Event:  Spring 2021

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Please stay in your vehicles.  We will do the unloading.  If you are bringing a large amount of light bulbs, please add up the numbers by bulb type to save us time counting them. 

Where? - Two Rivers Water & Light, 1415 Lake St. (Next door to McDonalds.) Drive-up, drop-off, watch for signs.  Traffic cones will be placed to ensure a smooth and safe flow.

Why?  -  Proper recycling prevents toxic heavy metal and other hazardous waste from harming the local lakes and rivers.

Fees in effect for 2020 (subject to change in 2021):  

  • Incandescent Lights - $0.20 each
  • Spot, Flood, quartz, halogen - $0.20 each
  • Fluorescent Lights 4' or less - $0.20 each
  • Fluorescent Lights over 4' - $0.40 each
  • Fluorescent Circular or U-Tubes - $0.20 each
  • CFL's - $0.50 each
  • LED Bulbs - $2.60 each
  • Mini Christmas light strings - No Charge.
  • Non-PCB Ballasts - No Charge.  Please note: We will no longer be accepting any PCB ballasts.  PCB ballasts may be recycled at the Manitowoc County Recycling Center. 
  • Alkaline Batteries - $1.00 lb (No Charge for Rechargeable Batteries if sorted separate from Alkaline Batteries)
  • TV's and all types of monitors under 30" - $15.00 each
  • TV's over 30" and any TV in a console - $30.00 each
  • Room Air Conditioners, Dehumidifiers, Room A/C units, Dorm-Size Refrigerators - $5.00 each 
  • No Charge for Other Electronics including items such as: Microwaves; Computers; laptops, printers; keyboards; VCR/DVD players; radios; cell phones; etc.  We will accept just about anything with an electric plug. (Please remove any batteries from items.)
  • No Charge for Mercury Items: thermometers, thermostats, switches, relays.

You do not need to be a customer of TRW&L to bring recyclables to this event.

Large appliances, smoke detectors, paint and chemicals are not accepted. Call with questions: (920) 793-5550

Other items and year round recycling, see: Manitowoc County Recycling Center. 

Electronic items collected at Two Rivers Water & Light’s Recycling Day are recycled through Norsec Computer Recyclers LLC in DePere, WI.  Norsec is a “registered Collector” in the DNR E-CYCLE Wisconsin Program and an environmentally responsible solution for your electronics disposal needs.  Norsec Computer Recyclers, LLC do not ship whole components to third world countries overseas where they are improperly disposed of in an environmentally unfriendly manner.