Waupaca County Solid Waste & Recycling Dept.


Courthouse - 811 Harding St.
Waupaca  WI   54981
715-258-6240 or 715-258-6239 (fax)

If you would like information on solid waste disposal or recycling, you can contact the Solid Waste & Recycling Department at parks@co.waupaca.wi.us 



The Household Hazardous Waste facility will be closing for the season on October 31.  You still have a couple of weeks to dispose of your hazardous waste for less than half the regular cost.  Disposal is by APPOINTMENT ONLY, phone the PTF at 920-596-5370.  For more information click here.



Our Home Composter Bins are still available.  Bins can be purchased at the Waupaca County PTF & Solid Waste Dept. in the Courthouse.  For $55.00 you get a large 13 cubic foot bin with a locking lid, dual access doors, and "How-To" handbook.  Turn your yard & kitchen waste into "Black Gold".  For more informataion contact the PTF at 920-596-5370 or the Solid Waste Dept. at 715-258-6240.


2014 PTF Tipping Fee
Effective January 1, 2014, the PTF tipping fee for Solid Waste will be $65.00 per ton.  Our minimum charge will be $10.00 for up to 300 lbs.  Click here  for the 2014 PTF Brochure. 

Medication Disposal - NEW YEAR-ROUND DROP BOXES!!
 Click here for information. 

Waupaca County PTF Secured Load Policy

 Click here for a link to the January 2013 Press Release



2014 Electronics Recycling Fees

Residential households and public schools in Waupaca County can recycle the following electronics year-round at the Waupaca County PTF:
         $3.00 ea:  Computer CPU, printers, scanners, fax machines,VCRs,
DVD players
         $5.00 ea:  TV's and computer monitors LESS THAN 32"
      $10.00 ea: TV's and computer monitors GREATER THAN 32"
Computer peripherals such as mice and keyboards are FREE. 
Commercially-generated electronics will be charged $.30/lb.


Ever wonder what happens when you e-cycle? Watch our new video!  Our new video takes you inside the world of high-tech electronics recycling to show you how that old TV, computer or other unwanted gadget gets broken down into materials that can be made into new products.  Click here to view video.


Oil Filter/Oil Absorbent Recycling
Effective January 1, 2011, oil filters and oil absorbents (in quantities greater than 1 gallon) are banned from disposal in State landfills.  Click here for recycling options in Waupaca County. 

New Information on Battery Recycling

Click here for information on HOUSEHOLD battery recycling.

Click here for information on BUSINESS battery recycling.