The Winter Jasper County Solid Waste Program will
start April 1, 2013 and operate through Nov 30, 2013.
The Newton-Co. Hwy Garage location will be open from 7:00 a.m. –
All other sites, through the week, will be open starting at 7:30
a.m. If dumpster is filled before 10:30 a.m. another dumpster will
be brought to the site. These sites will be open until noon or when
the dumpster is filled after 10:30 a.m. If the solid waste
collection needs to be canceled due to inclement weather the
cancellation will be on the 7 a.m. Newton (WIKK) radio newscast.
Appliances are being accepted only at the Newton site, the County
Highway garage, on the Saturdays the Newton site is open. The
appliances are to be placed in a dumpster reserved for appliances
only. The appliances collected in it are recycled. Either the
compressor must be removed or the freon line opened to show freon
has been properly removed from refrigerators, freezers, air
conditioner, etc. Appliances are not being accepted at the other
One dumpster at the Newton site is reserved for metal only. The
metal collected in it is recycled.
A drop-off recycle container accepting aluminum cans, clear glass
bottles, tin cans, plastic milk jugs, plastic soap jugs, and plastic
soda bottles is also available at the Newton site.
No yard waste (grass, leaves, limbs) will be accepted at the
dumpster since these items were banned from Illinois landfill
effective July 1, 1990. No tires or asbestos material will be
No electronic items (televisions, monitors, printers, cable
receivers, stereo equipment, electronic keyboards, facsimile
machines, scanners, satellite receivers, speakers, video game
consoles, electronic mice, small scale servers, computers, digital
converter boxes, videocassette recorders, portable digital music
players, digital video disc recorders & players) will be accepted at
the Dumpster since these items were banned from Illinois landfills
effective January 1, 2012.