Herbster Transfer Station

Serving the Town of Clover 

The Transfer Station is permanently located outside the Town Garage


Attendant: Tom Wissing

Assistant Attendant: Roger Pikus


Temporary Rules for the Transfer Station

--Enter from Lake Ave/Hultman and leave from Access Road to the Gym Parking Lot/Wee Ave.

--Come into the bin area one (1) vehicle at a time

--Place your recyclables, trash and aluminum cans yourself in the proper bin 

                      Help will be provided by the attendant for the disabled and frail

--Pay the attendant

--Leave promptly so others can dispose of their waste in a timely manner


The Transfer Station is currently operating on Winter Hours.

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


Cost Beginning January 1, 2024

$2.00 (small plastic shopping bag)

$5.00 (approximately 13 gallons)

$7.00 (approximately 33 gallons)

$10.00 (approximately 35-45 gallons)

$15.00 (55 gallon limit. Limit 2 bags per household per week.)

Recycling Free


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

Three Basic Rules

1. Recycle bottles, cans, paper and cardboard.


2. Keep food and liquid out of your recycling.


3. No loose plastic bags and no bagged recyclables.

Accepted Recycling

Plastic Bottles & Containers

Clean and dry containers, then put the cap back on before tossing in the bin. Recycle plastics by shape: bottles, jars, jugs& tubs. The "chasing arrows" symbol doesn't necessarily mean it's recyclable. No non-recyclable plastics.


Food & Beverage Cans 

Recycle empty tin, aluminum & steel cans. Empty aerosol cans are also recyclable. If the can has a plastic lid, remove it before recycling.



Paper, newspaper & magazines. No wet or soiled paper.


Flattened Cardboard & Paperboard 

Flatten and recycle all cardboard and paperboard. Cardboard pizza delivery boxes without leftovers or liners should be recycled, but leftovers should not.


Food & Beverage Containers 

Make sure containers are completely empty and clean to avoid contamination. No used napkins.

Glass Bottles & Containers

Rinse clean, remove & discard plastic lids & cups.



Not Acceptable for Recycling

No Bagged Recyclables 

If you collect your recyclables in a bag, empty them directly into the dumpster and reuse your bag or trash it.


No Plastic Bags 

Reuse plastic bags, or learn where you can recycle them at plasticfilmrecycling.org.


No Plastic Wrap & Film 

No plastic wrap, bubble wrap, sandwich or freezer bags.


No Flexible Packaging  

No chip bags, juice or soup pouches.

No cups or lids with wax or plastic coating.

No Polystyrene Foam & Plastic  No To-go containers, cups, packing peanuts.

No Tangling Items 

No garden hoses, ropes, leashes, wire, holiday lights, hangers, extension cords, string and chains.


No Dirty Diapers  They will spoil all the recyclables.


No Household Items 

No clothing, textiles, shower curtains, bedding, rugs, carpets, mini-pools, fencing or furniture.


No Medical Waste  No needles also.


No Garage/Yard/Construction Waste 

No car parts, scrap metal, tires, filters, propane cylinders, etc. No concrete, wood & construction debris. No yard waste. No batteries (see attendant).


No E-Waste  No electronics: computers, TVs, etc.


Please separate your metal recycle as we have a separate bin

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


  • 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