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City of Janesville Shares Landfill Policy for Deer Disposal

In an update from the City of Janesville, they have shared the landfill policy for deer disposal for 2022-23 season. The deer hunting season is set to begin tomorrow. The City of Janesville sanitary landfill will accept deer carcasses, regardless of the animal’s CWD status, from only the following sources:


Rock County residents may dispose of deer carcasses during the months of September through January, weekdays between the hours of 8 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. and Saturdays between the hours of 8 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.


Processors, taxidermists, or similar such businesses from within Rock County and/or Green County must schedule deer carcass disposal weekdays between the hours of 7 and 8 a.m. during the months of September through January. Landfill personnel shall be notified of the expected amount and date of disposal at least 24 hours or one working day in advance. Please contact Matt Robinson at 608-755-3110 or robinsonm@ci.janesville.wi.us to schedule disposal.


Commercial waste haulers disposing of deer from customers serviced in Rock, Green and/or Walworth counties must currently be licensed with the City of Janesville. Licensed commercial waste haulers must schedule deer carcass disposal weekdays between the hours of 7 and 8 a.m. during the months of September through January. Landfill personnel shall be notified of the expected amount and date of disposal 24 hours or one working day in advance. Contact Matt Robinson at (608) 755-3110 or robinsonm@ci.janesville.wi.us to schedule disposal.


Please note that deer carcasses must be disposed of separate from regular waste, and will not be accepted if deer carcasses are co-mingled with other waste. Licensed commercial waste haulers are asked to notify their customers accordingly.


If you have any questions or concerns regarding landfill disposal of deer carcasses, contact Matt Robinson at (608) 755-3110 or robinsonm@ci.janesville.wi.us.


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