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Janesville landfill continues to expand, remain competitive
Owning and operating a landfill has allowed Janesville to keep its waste collection fees low and even profit from other municipalities, but space isn't infinite. Read more >>
Published: Monday, Sep 18, 2017
Janesville prepares for Christmas tree collection
Nothing marks the unofficial end to the holidays like a naked Christmas tree lying on the side of the road, waiting to be tossed into the back of a garbage truck. Read more >>
Published: Tuesday, Jan 3, 2017
Our Views: Smart steps dig out of financial hole at Janesville’s landfill
The city is striking a reasonable balance between drawing outside revenue that offsets operational costs and gobbling space too fast. Read more >>
Published: Saturday, Jun 11, 2016
Once a headache, city landfill back on track
Once mired in financial difficulty, the Janesville landfill appears to be back on track financially. Read more >>
Published: Tuesday, Jun 7, 2016
Your Views: City of Janesville Operations Division offers many services to residents
I'm very proud of the men and women who work hard every day to provide the community with high-quality, cost-effective services. Read more >>
Published: Saturday, May 21, 2016
Tom Rogers, former Janesville assistant city manager, dies at age 71
Tom Rogers, a 27-year public servant for the city of Janesville remembered for being a natural leader who loved local government, died Sunday. He was 71. Read more >>
Published: Tuesday, Aug 11, 2015
Our Views: Demolition landfill charges reasonable fee to Janesville residents
While the material and fees pile up at the demolition drop-off spot, the revenue doesn’t cover all site costs. Read more >>
Published: Friday, Jun 5, 2015
Greg Peck: Paying up at Janesville's demolition landfill
Monday was a busy day at the Janesville demolition landfill, Greg Peck writes. Read more >>
Published: Wednesday, Jun 3, 2015
Advanced Disposal aquires town of Beloit waste hauler Rock Disposal
Waste-hauling giant Advanced Disposal has announced it has acquired Rock Disposal, an independent waste and recycling company based in the town of Beloit. Read more >>
Published: Wednesday, Apr 1, 2015
Janesville offers free overflow recycling drop-offs
For Janesville residents whose recycling carts runneth over early and often, the city is now running a free drop off at the city's landfill off Black Bridge Road. Read more >>
Published: Monday, Jan 26, 2015
Our Views: Recycling uptick in city of Janesville deserves applause
Collections averaged 150 pounds per person for the year, above the 145-pound statewide figure. Keeping reusable material out of our landfill helps stretch its useful life. Read more >>
Published: Wednesday, Jan 7, 2015
Curbside recycling sees surge in Janesville
Go figure. A 95-gallon recycling bucket holds more soda cans and newspapers than an 18-gallon bin. But only if residents fill it. Janesville residents have been doing that, and then some. Read more >>
Published: Saturday, Jan 3, 2015
Janesville proposing service fee increases
Janesville is proposing a slew of service fee increases next year, including water, wastewater, garbage collection and ambulance fees. Read more >>
Published: Saturday, Nov 1, 2014
Landfill could take out-of-county trash
Under a proposal intended to increase revenue, Janesville's city-owned landfill could start taking trash from outside Rock County. Read more >>
Published: Friday, Oct 24, 2014
Janesville residents to see increase in trash pickup costs
The Janesville City Council on Monday approved a plan aimed at floating the city's listing sanitation fund, but it will cost residents about $30 more in taxes and fees in 2015. Read more >>
Published: Monday, Aug 11, 2014