Deer Carcass Disposal Program
In effort to curb the spread of chronic wasting disease (CWD) in the state’s deer herd, Winnebago County Solid Waste is once again offering a free and safe landfill disposal option for deer carcasses. The Deer Carcass Disposal Program is open to Winnebago County residents who process their own deer and transport the carcasses to 100 W. County Road Y, Oshkosh, during operational hours, Monday-Friday 7 a.m. – 3 p.m. or Saturday 7 a.m. noon. Participants should check in with the scale operator upon arrival. Winnebago County’s tarping ordinance applies. The fee waiver for deer carcasses is effective immediately, and will run through December 31, 2021.
New Resources to Help Residents Learn about PFAS
Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), commonly known as “forever chemicals” are found in many household products such as personal care items, waterproof footwear/clothing, stain-free carpeting and food packaging. Landfills, waste and recycling facilities are not producers of PFAS or the materials that contain it, yet they continue to receive it and are focused on helping people understand the issue and learn how to take action to reduce exposure. For additional information on PFAS and this effort, please see the enclosed September 27, 2021 Media Release developed by the Wisconsin Solid Waste PFAS Coalition and visit https://www.wisolidwastepfas.org/.