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Dumpsters are intended for Household Garbage that fits completely inside the dumpster and the lids closed. Mattresses such as shown here should be taken to your local community site or to the Chadron Transfer Station. Hours for these locations are listed on this website and are set to accommodate the residents drop off of large items such as mattresses. (click for more information)
Improper Mattress Disposal
Dumpsters are intended for Household Garbage that fits completely inside the dumpster and the lids closed. Mattresses such as shown here should be taken to your local community site or to the Chadron Transfer Station. Hours for these locations are listed on this website and are set to accommodate the residents drop off of large items such as mattresses, air conditioners, large appliances and more. View other photos in this category to see examples of those large items that should be delivered by the resident to the appropriate location and not left next to a dumpster.
SWANN Collection Drivers will not pick up mattresses and large items. Local City Workers, Good Samaritans, or the resident themselves should bring these items to the closest collection site/location.
No branches should be sticking up out of a dumpster as shown in this picture. Please contact your local Community Site or Chadron Transfer Station. (Click title for more info)
Improper Disposal of Furniture
Improper disposal method of furniture. Your Community Site and Chadron Transfer Station are the place to dispose of these items.
Grounding Dumping = Improper
In Nebraska, dumping solid waste on the ground has been prohibited since October 1, 1993. Bring your items to your Community Site or Chadron Transfer Station
No sofas or mattresses on or in brown dumpsters or laying on ground. Please bring to your Community Site or Chadron Transfer Station.
Improper Disposal of Mattresses
Don't Dispose of Large Items, like Sofas or Mattresses In This Way
No large items, such as sofas or mattresses should be placed in or on brown dumpsters or laying on ground
Collection trucks & drivers cannot collect this type of disposed of trash in this manner. Depending on the situation and area, City officials and workers are called in to help dispose of these items. This creates unneeded costs and efforts to all individuals involved.
These large items should be taken to official designated sites in your area for proper disposal
See the list of community site locations in your area that can accept these large items. The Community Sites have accommodating hours for the local residents to dispose of these large items; Chadron Transfer Station and dumpster located along the Administrative Building in Chadron can accommodate these large items.
Have a neighbor help you, or your local town may have a Dial-A-truck program or , see our Important Links page for local contacts.