Hazardous Waste Collection and Recycling

For general information see this summary on Pollution Prevention from City of Fond du Lac staff..

To find out where to recycle and dispose of old items and chemicals, search by the item or by the municipality where you live.  If your item or municipality is not listed, try Earth911.  For large volumes, the WI Recycling markets Directory is also useful.

Residential Recycling: 

Town of Ashford City of Waupun: (also serves Towns of Alto, Waupun, Chester, & Trenton)
Town of Byron City of Fond du Lac
Town of Calumet City of Ripon
Town of Empire Village of Campbellsport
Town of Friendship Village of North Fond du Lac
Town of Marshfield Village of Oakfield
Town of Metomen Village of Rosendale
Town of Ripon Village of St. Cloud

Click on the items below to find out where to recycle or properly dispose of them.

Air Conditioners Latex Paint
Ammunition/Bullets Mercury/thermometers/thermostats
Anti-freeze Microwave Ovens
Batteries Motor Oil
Building Materials Pesticides
Cars (Used) Plastic Bags
CFL Light Bulbs Propane Tanks
Dehumidifiers Refrigerators
Drugs (for people and animals) Sealant – Driveway, Coal Tar
Electronics Silo Bags/Ag Plastic Films
Fire Extinguishers Styrofoam
Fluorescent Tubes Tires
Freezers Vacuum Cleaners
Holiday String Lights VCR/Cassette tapes
Smoke Detectors

 

The following businesses accept some types of waste all year round:

Waste Management
1207 S. Hickory, Fond du Lac
Mon. – Fri., 7:00am-3:30pm
Sat., 8am – Noon
888-960-0008
Email: wmeservice@wm.com

http://www.wm.com/products-and-services/residential-recycling/index.jsp

  • Regular household trash, bulky waste (furniture): a minimum cost of $10.50 up to 460lbs.
  • Commingled recyclables (paper, plastic, aluminum): free to City of FDL residents, small charge for others
  • Cardboard: free for all
  • Demolition waste (roofing, construction)
  • $12.00 per tire PLUS fees & taxes (Maximum of 4 standard car tires)
    More than 4 standard car tires – $380.00 per ton PLUS fees & taxes (Charges will be prorated based on tonnage weight.) Total charge will depend on tire size and quantity.  Call or email for current rates.  
  • Paint if dried out
  • Electronics
  • Railroad Ties

LampTracker.com (Waste Management)

Will send you packages specifically for shipping recyclable items. Prices listed on website. Items taken include

  • Batteries
  • Fluorescent light bulbs (CFL’s & tubes)
  • Ballasts
  • Dental Waste
  • Electronic Scrap
  • Cans/Bottles/Paper
  • Mercury

Advanced Disposal

N7296 Cty Hwy V, Horicon, WI 53032 (near Mayville)
Mon. – Fri., 6:15am – 4:30pm
920/387-0987 (8-4:30pm)

803 N. River Rd., West Bend, WI
Mon. – Fri., 7:00am – 3:00pm
920/387-0987 (8-4:30pm)

  • Tires off the rim
  • asbestos
  • compost
  • automotive & lithium ion batteries
  • furniture (couches, mattresses)
  • electronics
  • small appliances
  • paint if dried out
  • railroad ties

Veolia Household Hazardous Waste Division: 262/243-8998
1275 Mineral Springs Dr., Port Washington, WI 53074

  • Hazardous waste collection on Mondays, 8 am – 5 pm
  • There is a charge per pound for non-residents of Port Washington.

Bluemke’s, Inc. (Rosendale location), 101 W Division St, Rosendale WI 54974 – 920-872-2131

  • Appliance Recycling – Washer, Dryer, Range, Dishwasher, Microwave, Humidifier – $10
    Refrigerator, Freezer, Dehumidifier, Air Conditioner – $20. Prices do not include sales tax.

 

OTHER LINKS

Recycle MORE Wisconsin, a program of the Associated Recyclers of Wisconsin, aims to bring together communities across Wisconsin to prevent valuable recyclables from going to waste in our landfills.  They provide education on the benefits of recycling and the opportunities to recycle at home, work, school, and all public places.

Items Banned from Landfills & Incinerators in Wisconsin (WDNR)

Coal Tar Based Asphalt Sealcoat:  “Beware of toxic driveway sealants” and “Thinking about Sealcoating your Driveway?”

Home and Garden Pesticides (UW-Extension)

Paint and Other Home Improvement Products (UW-Extension)

Waste Oil and Other Automotive Products (UW-Extension)

How to Handle My Waste Materials (WDNR)

Household Hazordous Waste Management Guide (UW-Extension)

Managing Hazardous Household Products (UW-Extension)

Recycling Information (WDNR)

Recycling News (WDNR Newsletter)

Regional database of recycling facilities by item and zip code: Earth911.com

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