With winter knocking at our door, it is time to be prepared and safe. Here are some tips to help. Walking Safety (per www.igb.illinois.edu) Avoid boots or shoes with smooth soles and heels, such as plastic and leather soles. Instead, wear shoes or boots that provide traction on snow and ice; boots (more)
Do you need assistance with winter heat bills? The Wisconsin Home Energy Assistance Program (WHEAP) provides assistance for heating costs, electric costs, and energy crisis situations. Operating with federal and state funding, the program provides assistance to households across the state to help lower the burden incurred with monthly energy costs. Most (more)
It is time to rake the leaves and get ready for winter.
*Wall unit air conditioner*
Now is a great time to make sure the unit is clean, the filter is washed, and all ready for winter. Some of our apartments have covers for their wall air conditioners. If this is you, now would be a good time to put those covers on.
*Taking care of those leaves*
If you are responsible for land care, be aware of your city leaf pickup schedule.
Schofield: Bagged leaves, branches, and bushes will be picked up by the city every Monday. Any other materials must be taken to the yard waste site that is open 24/7 to Schofield residents only. Materials accepted at the site include leaves, pine needles, grass, garden and flower debris, tree branches and brush. When bringing items to the materials site, please remove leaves from bags and dispose of the bags in the provided container. YARD WASTE DOES NOT INCLUDE: Food waste, animal waste, tree stumps, household waste, appliances, tires. Be prepared to show ID to verify that you live in Schofield.
Rib Mountain:There is no curb pickup offered in Rib Mountain. Please see their website for yard waste location and open times.
Mosinee: Brush pickup is the third Monday of each month. Simply call us at 715-693-3840 and leave your address. Then just stack the brush near your curb or alley. Leaf pickup is done only in mid-October thru mid-November.