Green Dumpster RTSA

Spring Cleanup event

What: River Falls Municipal Utilities

Where: City Public Works Garage, 950 Benson St.

When: 4-8 p.m. Monday,-Friday, May 10-14, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, May 15

Spring and fall cleanup is provided for residents who have a utility bill through River Falls Municipal Utilities. This eligibility is a part of the CORE (COmpost and REcycling) fee, which includes the  pring and fall cleanups, compost site, and electronic recycling event. Residents bringing items for disposal will be asked to present a form of identification and a copy of a recent RFMU bill. 

People who do not qualify will not be able to participate.

Acceptable items for free disposal include:

Cable satellite dishes under 4 feet in diameter

Car seats

Carpets and carpet pads

Furniture

Mattresses or box springs

Minor household construction debris (up to one pick-up truck bed full)

Miscellaneous garbage (up to one pick-up truck bed full)

Other items may be dropped off for a free. Visit www.rfcity.org/371/Spring-Fall-Cleanup?fbclid=IwAR2H6JERB8U9HJK-bYhccUTbzv0BJ-9tKOLPZOs2JVycM0TDNWo1W-vjGFA  

At the event, residents do not need to get out of their vehicles, as staff will transport the items from your vehicle to the Dumpsters. When you arrive, please be respectful of the staff working the event. If you should have to roll down your window and talk to staff, masks are recommended. The City of River Falls recognizes the State of Wisconsin guidelines regarding masking.

Keep Nelson’s environmental legacy alive 

What: “United We can Solve This”

Where: online

When: 6-7 p.m. May 11 

Link: www.riverfallspubliclibrary.org/library-events.html

Tia Nelson will discuss the film created to inspire the continued legacy of her father, former Gov. Gaylord Nelson, who founded Earth Day.

Nelson also was a U.S. senator. He had a vision, a day to celebrate nature and the environment, and on April 22, 1970, he launched the first Earth Day.

His daughter is the former managing director of the climate program at the Outrider

Foundation in Madison.

Anyone interested in further information or wanting to check out a Chromebook to watch the session can call the library at 715-425-0905.

Bowl to benefit children

What: Bowl for Kids’ Sake

Where: St. Croix Lanes

When: 5:30 p.m. May 12

Bowl for Kids’ Sake 2021-Sports Nation. will be held at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 12, at St. Croix Lanes. All funds raised will be used for one-to-one youth mentoring programs in the St. Croix Valley.

With bowlers’ safety in mind, organizers with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Wisconsin will have an empty lane between each team to practice social distancing. Participants was encouraged to wear a mask while at the event.

There are limited lanes available, so go to bbbsnw.org/bfks to reserve a spot. 

For more information, contact Development Director Teri-Gene Conlin at terigene.conlin@bbbsnw.org or call 715-835-0161.

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