information about waste and recycling at ACH Foam Technologies

Styrofoam

ACH Foam Technologies not only makes Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) or Styrofoam, but they recycle it too. Small amounts from a household can be dropped off at the main office from 8 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday. Call ahead for larger amounts. EPS needs to be clean (no food particles in it) Coolers and shells from appliances […]

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RADON IS SPOOKY

Radon doesn’t rattle chains or say, “Boo!” But it is the leading cause of lung cancer among people who have never smoked. Radon is a naturally-occurring, invisible radioactive gas which can be controlled in any home. The only way to know the radon level is to measure. Do it yourself or hire a professional. About […]

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Well Water User Survey Update

More than 400 area residents have completed a survey about well water and more are needed. “I’m proud to say we have amazed the researchers helping us in River Falls with the tremendous participation of area residents so far,” says Diana Hammer Tscheschlok, Community, Natural Resource, and Economic Development Educator with the University of Wisconsin-Extension, […]

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Entrepreneurship Educator Joins UW-Extension Fond du Lac County

Mike Winkler has recently joined UW-Extension Fond du Lac County as an Entrepreneurship Educator. His work will be centered on teaching Going Solo workshops for community members interested in starting their own businesses, honing their basic business skills, and exploring the idea that “everyone is an entrepreneur.” Of special emphasis will be service to traditionally […]

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Free Testing of Dial Gauge Canners

The canning season will soon be here.  Dial gauge canners should be checked each year for accuracy.  The Fond du Lac County UW-Extension office is available to help calibrate your canner gauge.  Call to schedule a time at 920/929-3173.

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