Viterbo Recycling

In 2008, Viterbo began a recycling program to collect and recycle paper products, aluminum cans, and plastic bottles. Sets of three containers were placed around campus to collect these items. To view the complete policy and to see what is acceptable to recycle click on recycling policy

Encourage everyone to recycle. Recycling one aluminum soda can save enough energy to run a television set for up to three hours.

Where can I recycle my…

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Appliances
Batteries
Bicycles
Building Supplies
Cans
Cellphones 
Clothing, Shoes and Housewares
Computers
Eyeglasses
Glass
Hazardous Waste
Mattress and Box Spring
Paper
Plastic Shopping Bags
Printer Cartridges 
Styrofoam
Used Motor Oil 
Used Tires 


Appliances

Habitat Restore
434 3rd Street South – La Crosse, WI 54601
608-785-2375
Accept appliances less than five years old (with a $15 donation per item).

Scientific Recycling, Inc.
659 Commerce Street – Holmen, WI 54636
608-526-9777
Accept large non-reusable large appliances (fee for freon-containing appliances).

Hilltopper Refuse and Recycling Service, Inc.
W6833 Industrial Boulevard – Onalaska, WI 54650
608-783-6727
Accept large non-reusable large appliances (fee for freon-containing appliances).

Neighbors in Need
Accepting appliances such as washers, dryers, and stoves as donations for people in need.
Call Janna 608-779-0919

Dynamic Recycling
2850 Larson Street – La Crosse, WI 54603
608-781-4030
Accept appliances and electronics for recycling (fee per unit).

 

Batteries

RadioShack
Check phone book or online for your closest location.
Accept NiCad batteries and rechargeable batteries (non-NiCad).

Hilltopper Refuse and Recycling Service, Inc.
W6833 Industrial Boulevard – Onalaska, WI 54650
608-783-6727
Accept car batteries, NiCad batteries, and rechargeable batteries (non-NiCad).

 

Bicycles

Green Bikes
To donate bikes or parts send an email to greenbikeslax@yahoo.com or call 608-786-0390.

 

Building Supplies

Habitat Restore
434 3rd Street South – La Crosse, WI 54601
608-785-2375
Accept new and used building materials, furniture, and appliances less than five years old (additional donation for freon-containing appliances).

 

Cans (aluminum and tin)

Hilltopper Refuse and Recycling Service, Inc.
W6833 Industrial Boulevard – Onalaska, WI 54650
608-783-6727
Accept aerosol cans, aluminum cans, tin, or steel cans.

 

Cell Phones and Printer Cartridges (inkjet and toner)

Habitat Restore
434 3rd Street South – La Crosse, WI 54601
608-785-2375
Accept all types of cell phones and printer cartridges.

 

Clothing, Shoes, and Housewares

Goodwill Industries
2334 Rose Street – La Crosse, WI 54603

Good Steward Resale Store
2552 Rose Street – La Crosse, WI 54603

Salvation Army
728 Copeland Avenue – La Crosse, WI 54603

Neighbors in Need
Donations for people in need.
Call Janna 779-0919

Easter Seals
Call 715-855-1101 for pickup dates.

Cornerstone Community Church Clothing Closet
Call Shannon Rutz at 608-784-0160 for details.

New Horizons Shelter and Women’s Center
888-231-0066

 

Computers

La Crosse County Hazardous Materials and Recycling Center (County residents only)
6500 State Road 16 – La Crosse, WI 54601
608-785-999
Accept all electronics. There is a fee for this disposal. Call for times/dates.

Scientific Recycling, Inc.
659 Commerce Street – Holmen, WI 54636
608-526-9777
Accept computer monitors, computer towers, electronics, and copy machines.

Dynamic Recycling
2850 Larson Street – La Crosse, WI 54603
608-781-4030
Accepts appliances and electronics for recycling (fee per unit).

Apple
Buy a new Mac through the Apple Store online or Apple retail store and receive free shipping and environmentally friendly disposal of your old computer.

Dell
Buy a Dell and they will recycle old Dell computer and other select PCs with no cost to you. If you are not purchasing a Dell they will recycle many electronic items for a small fee.

Neighbors in Need
Accept appliances in working order as donations for people in need.
Call Janna 608-779-0919

Jackson Correctional Institution 154287
N6500 Haipek Road – Black River Falls, WI 54615
715-284-4550

Prairie du Chien Correctional Facility 154306
500 East Parrish Street – Prairie du Chien, WI 53821
608-326-7828
Inmates salvage, repair, and upgrade computers for donation or sale to preschools, daycare centers, W2 training programs, and the elderly, disabled or underprivileged.

 

Eyeglasses

Wal-Mart (Both in Onalaska and South La Crosse)

 

Glass

Hilltopper Refuse and Recycling Service, Inc.
W6833 Industrial Boulevard – Onalaska, WI 54650
608-783-6727
Accept clear, green, and brown glass.

 

Hazardous Waste

Contact your county for hours and collection points

La Crosse County: 608-785-9999
Vernon County: 608-634-2900
Trempealeau County: 608-582-4710
Houston County, MN: Call La Crosse County 608-785-9999


 

Mattresses and Box Springs

La Crosse County
Call Lindsey Schwarz at 608-785-5841

Neighbors in Need
Accept good condition mattresses and box springs as donations for people in need.
Call Janna 608-779-0919

New Horizons Shelter and Women’s Center
888-231-0066

 

Paper

Hilltopper Refuse and Recycling Service, Inc.
W6833 Industrial Boulevard – Onalaska, WI 54650
608-783-6727
Cardboard, catalogs, computer paper, magazines, mixed paper, newspaper, telephone directories, white office paper.

 

Plastic Shopping Bags

Wal-Mart (Both in Onalaska and South La Crosse)

 

Sharps

La Crosse County Hazardous Materials and Recycling Center
6500 State Road 16 – La Crosse, WI 54601
608-785-9999
Sharps must be in registered red “Sharps” container, or a thick plastic laundry bottle.

 

Styrofoam

The UPS Store
317 4th Street South – La Crosse, WI 54601
608-782-6966
Accept packing peanuts, styrofoam sheets (rigid only), styrofoam forms (from computers and other office equipment), bubble wrap and the “trapped air” bags. They will not accept styrofoam that crumbles.

 

Used Motor Oil and Tires

Hilltopper Refuse and Recycling Service, Inc.
W6833 Industrial Boulevard – Onalaska, WI 54650
608-783-6727
Accept used motor oil and used tires.