Herbster Transfer Station

Serving the Town of Clover 

Expectations of Folk in the Town of Clover

Beginning Tuesday, March 24, 2020 people are to shelter in place

  • That means you
  • Activities are limited to such things as:
    • Walking the Dog
    • Going for essential supplies, like Food & Pharmacy supplies
    • Keeping essential appointments, like essential medical appointments
      • Call prior to going to validate that you should be going
      • If you think that you may have the virus, call your health care worker and follow their directions
      • Call 911 for emergencies, as usual
    • If you have needs other than listed above and need help, call a neighbor, relative or friend for help, OR
    • Herbster Strong at:
    • The only people exempted from the measures listed above are essential workers. Among these are the following:
      • Government Officials when a task requires presence other than at home from a computer
      • Essential Service Providers:
        • Employees of essential services, ie.,
          • Health care
          • Day Care Workers of health care workers dependents
          • Food purveyors
          • Pharmacies
          • Delivery services
          • Maintenance personnel including Roads
          • Transfer Service (Trash)
          • Sanitary Service
            • Maintenance of the Sanitary District Sewer Systems
            • Maintenance of personal sewer systems, ie, holding tanks and septic systems
          • Emergency Services, ie, Ambulance and Fire Suppression Services
        • People with cabins, 2nd homes, friends or relatives are to stay where they are and not travel to Herbster, except for emergencies as outlined above


Temporary Rules for the Transfer Station

  • Enter from Lake Ave/Hultman and leave from Access Road to the Gym Parking Lot/Wee Ave.
  • Maintain Social Distance (6 feet) between yourself and others
  • Come into the bin area one (1) vehicle at a time
  • Place your recyclables, trash and aluminum cans in the proper bin yourself
    • Help will be provided by the attendant for the disabled and frail
  • Place your pay on the table under the paper weight, the attendant will place any change owed under the paper weight for you to retrieve
  • Leave promptly so others can dispose of their waste in a timely manner
  • Wash your hands with soap and water for 20 seconds when 1st arriving home and prior to touching your face or others
  • Stay safe


Safety Practices

  • Maintain social distances to 6’ (including when observing or waiting a turn to engage in the activity)
  • Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds of mechanical action prior to touching your face


Clean and Disinfect Surfaces*

  • Clean AND Disinfect frequently touched surfaces daily. This includes tables, doorknobs, light switches, countertops, handles, desks, phones, keyboards, toilets, faucets, and sinks.
  • If surfaces are dirty, clean them: Use detergent or soap and water prior to disinfection.

To disinfect:  Most common EPA-registered household disinfectants will work.  Use disinfectants appropriate for the surface.

Options include:

  • Diluting your household bleach

To make a bleach solution, mix

  • 5 tablespoons (1/3 cup) bleach per gallon of water


  • 4 teaspoons bleach per quart of water

Follow manufacturer’s instructions for application and proper ventilation.  Check to ensure the product is not past its expiration date.  Never mix household bleach with ammonia or any other cleanser.  Unexpired household bleach will be effective against coronaviruses when properly diluted.

  • Alcohol solutions.

Ensure solution has at least 70% alcohol

  • Other common EPA-registered household disinfectants.

Products with EPA-approved emerging viral pathogens are expected to be effective against COVID-19 based on data for harder to kill viruses.  Follow the manufacturer’s instructions for all cleaning and disinfection products (I.G., concentration, application method and contact time, etc.)




Revised:  3/23/20 @ 3:40pm


Winter Hours

9:00 am—1:00 pm Saturdays

Summer Hours

9:00 am—1:00 pm Saturdays

  5:00 pm—7:00 pm Wednesdays



$4.00 per bag

To assist the attendant, if at all possible,

please have exact change or write a check to the Town of Clover for the exact amount.


Recycling Guidelines

Paper, Cardboard and Cartons


Break down all large items to maximize space


  • Envelopes and Junk Mail
  • Newspapers
  • Magazines
  • Office Paper Products
  • Phone Books
  • Flattened Cardboard
  • Milk and Juice Cartons
  • Cereal and Food/Beverage  Boxes
  • Hardcover Books (covers removed)
  • Wrapping Paper (no foil or ribbon)
  • Empty Paper Towel/Toilet Paper Rolls

Plastic Containers


Rinse clean, remove and discard plastic lids and caps


No plastic bags/film, styrofoam or syringes


  • All plastic bottles and containers marked #1—#7 (plastic food and beverage containers, milk/water/juice bottles, detergent/shampoo bottles, yogurt cups)



Rinse clean, remove and discard plastic lids and caps


No windows, mirrors, ceramics or light bulbs


  • Brown, green, blue and clear glass bottles and jars



The Herbster Transfer Station also collects:

  • Amber medicine bottles for the local Lions Club
  • Aluminum (please smash them) cans for the Herbster Community Club Playground Fund
  • Household batteries (AA, AAA, C, D, Hearing Aid)



Rinse clean


Please separate your metal recycle as we have a separate bin


No E-waste, TV's or Computer Items

(Best Buy in Duluth will take your computer items and E-waste, but not TV’s)


  • Aluminum and Steel Cans
  • Aluminum Pie Tins
  • Empty Aerosol Cans
  • Clean Aluminum Foil
  • Small Metal Appliances
  • Small Plumbing Fixtures and Pipes, Miscellaneous Scrap (limit 2 feet x 2 feet; 35 lbs.)
  • Metal Pots, Pans and Utensils


  • Chicago Iron in Ashland accepts multiple items, particularly metal, i.e. copper, aluminum, steel, etc.
  • Poplar Hardware in Poplar, Campbell Lumber in Superior, and Home Depot in Duluth accept fluorescent bulbs and thermostats.
  • Best Buy in Duluth accepts fluorescent bulbs, electronics and electrical items, ink cartridges, etc.
  • Police Departments in Ashland and Superior accept unused and expired medications, pharmaceuticals.
  • WalMart has plastic bag recycling bins located at each entrance.
  • Cornucopia Transfer Station takes large quantities of cardboard.



Wisconsin Adm. Codes NR 502.06requires licensed waste haulers to notify clients yearly that State and Local laws require everyone in Wisconsin to recycle newspaper, magazines, cardboard, food and beverage containers, tires, yard waste, appliances, motor oil, lead acid batteries and office paper.


Contact Us

Town of Clover

P.O. Box 94

86870 Lenawee Road

Herbster, WI 54844



FAX: 715-774-3792