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Garbage & Recycling

Posted on: November 1, 2022

Holiday Light Recycling Program

Portage Co. Solid Waste's Holiday Light Recycling Program runs until January. We accept light strands only - no lighted figurines, rope lighting, cords, wires, bags, or garbage. There is a cart for the lights at the City drop-off site during open hours.

Holiday LightsPartners in this year's program include:

  • Portage County Solid Waste
  • City of Stevens Point
  • Villages of Amherst, Plover, and Whiting
  • Towns of Amherst, Hull, and Pine Grove
  • Recycling Connections

Recycling, Yard Waste, Demolition Drop-Off

The City’s recycling and yard waste drop-off site is for residential, non-commercial use only. Users must have proof of City residency, such as driver’s license or piece of mail.

Hours of Operation

  • Tuesday & Thursday Open 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Saturday Open 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM


The drop-off is located one block north of the entrance to Bukolt Park, in front of the City Garage at 100 Sixth Avenue.

More Drop-Off Site Information
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