Recycling Changes for City Residents

Barron County Recycling Program changes went into effect March 3, 2021. There is now one site in Chetek at 209 Water Street and it is open Wednesday thru Saturday, 8am-10:30am.

Items accepted for recycling are:

  • #2 natural plastic – Milk Bottles,
  • #2 collared plastic – Soap Bottles etc.,
  • #1 plastic – Pop bottles
  • Tin cans
  • Aluminum cans
  • Glass bottles
  • Cardboard will be discontinued at this time. It should go in your regular weekly garbage.

If you wish to speak to someone regarding the new site/hours, please contact Ray at:

Ray Zeman
Waste to Energy/Recycling Plant Director
 585 10 1/2 Ave
Almena, WI 54805
(715) 637-6890