Various departments from the City of West Allis have come together to blog about city news and information. For more information on the City of West Allis, visit their website.
Milwaukee County residents are encouraged to bring their prescription medication, over the counter medication, ointments, sprays, inhalers, creams, vials and pet medications to Miller Park (lot by the Sausage Haus) on Saturday, May 8, 2010, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. DO NOT bring illegal drugs, biohazardous materials, needles/sharps, personal care products (shampoo, soap, lotion, sunscreen, etc.) or household hazardous waste (paint, pesticides, oil, gas).
Keep the medication in the original package or bottle. You may cross off your name and address but do not cover up the name of the medication. To comply with federal law, certain drugs have to immediately be turned over to local law enforcement for disposal. You will be asked to fill out a short form with your name and address, verifying you're a Milwaukee County resident.
There will be a West Allis Shredfest on Saturday, April 17, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at State Central Credit Union, 10015 West Greenfield Avenue. Up to three boxes of personal papers, including old checks, bank and credit card statements, old tax returns, and receipts may be brought in. For more information see the following web sites: http://shredfestwisconsinbbb.eventbrite.com or http://wisconsin.bbb.org/shredfest.
- Sunday, April 11, through Sunday, April 25
- place materials in the curb-line following the same procedures normally utilized during the fall collection period
- do not place materials in the street prior to April 11 or after April 25
- DO NOT MIX BRUSH INTO THE YARD WASTE PILES (placing brush in the street is illegal and subjects the property owner to a fine--property owners can be held liable for any personal or vehicular damage occurring as a result of brush placed in the street)
- yard waste materials may also be taken to a drop-off center or composted on-site
- remove pots and soil from potted plants before placing in the curb-line