Drop-Off Center

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Items Accepted*

There are 3 categories of items accepted:
  • Recyclables
  • Yard materials
  • Landfill trash (no weekly garbage!)

*We do NOT take "everything" at the Drop-Off Center...Click on PDF for more information:  2017 Drop-Off Center Information Sheet (PDF)

Residency Rules

  • The center is for City of Waukesha residents (not the "county dump").
  • Only City of Waukesha residents may dispose of yard material or accepted landfill trash materials (and these materials must come from within the City of Waukesha).
  • Any Waukesha County resident may dispose of recyclables at the site (cardboard, paper, bottles, cans, scrap metal, used oil/antifreeze, cooking oil).


2017 Fees (PDF) apply for city residents bringing yard material and landfill trash. Recycling is free for all city and county residents.

***Drop-Off Center Fees will be Adjusted in 2018...2018 Drop-Off Fees PDF***

Household Hazardous Waste Information (Not a City Program)

The City of Waukesha hosts Veolia Environmental Services for household hazardous waste collection as part of the Waukesha County program.  Any city or county resident may bring household hazardous waste materials to this collection at no cost.

Examples of household hazardous waste include: chemicals, oil based paint, oil based stain, fluorescent bulbs, lawn fertilizers, pesticides and more.

For information regarding the schedule, the complete list of items accepted, and general questions, please click here for the Waukesha County Household Hazardous Waste website.
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