Drop-Off Center

Drop-Off Center

Items Accepted*

There are 3 categories of items accepted:
  • Recyclables
  • Yard material
  • Bulky remodel trash (no weekly garbage!)

*We do NOT take "everything" at the Drop-Off Center...Click on PDF for more information:  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 bulky remodel trash (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).


Fees (PDF) apply for City residents bringing yard material and bulky trash. Recycling is free for all City and County residents.

Household Hazardous Waste Information (Not a City Program)

The City of Waukesha hosts Veolia Environmental Services for household hazardous waste collections 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 and pesticides and much 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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