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 

 

WAUPACA COUNTY TIRE ROUND-UP MAY 1-14
The Waupaca County Tire Round-up will be held May 1-14, 2015.   Click here for more information. 



MEDICATION COLLECTION DAY

On Saturday, May 16, from 10 am to 2 pm, local law enforcement agencies will host a county-wide medication collection.  Residents will be able to properly dispose of prescription and over-the-counter medications, including pet medications, for no charge at any of the following locations:

·         Clintonville Police Department, 35 S Clinton Avenue

·         Marion Police Department, 217 N Main Street

·         Manawa Police Department, 500 S Bridge Street

·         New London Police Department, 700 Shiocton Street

·         Waupaca Police Department, 124 S Washington Street

·         Weyauwega Police Department, 109 E Main Street

Participants are encouraged to remove solid medications, such as pills, from their original pill bottles by dumping into a clear plastic bag prior to bringing to the collection station.    Blister packages are acceptable without the medications being removed.  Liquid medication bottles should be placed in sealed plastic bags. 

Syringes, needles, lancets, epi-pens, and mercury thermometers cannot be accepted through this program. Questions on how to dispose of these materials can be directed to the Waupaca County Solid Waste Department at 715-258-6240.

This one-day event is sponsored by the Wisconsin State Department of Justice in cooperation with local law enforcement agencies.  For information on permanent year-round medication drop-box locations, visit www.waupacacountyrecycling.com

 



HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE FACILITY WILL BE OPENING ON MAY 1

The Household Hazardous Waste facility will be opening on May 1, 2015 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.

 



2015 PTF TIPPING FEE
Effective January 1, 2015, the PTF tipping fee for Solid Waste will be $67.00 per ton.  Our minimum charge will be $10.00 for up to 300 lbs.  Click here  for the 2015 PTF Brochure. 



NEWLY ACCEPTED PLASTICS FOR RECYCLING
Waupaca County is now accpeting more plastic containers and LIDS for recycling at the drop-off centers and curbside pick-up.  For more information click here. 



COMPOST BIN SALE

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.

 



NEW ELECTRONICS PRICING AT PTF

Effective MONDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2014, all electronics (TV's, computers, computer components, VCR's, DVD players, DVR's, printers, scanners, etc.) will be weighed to determine cost.

Residential Electronics:          $.25 per pound

Commercial Electronics:        $.30 per pound

If you have questions please contact the PTF at 920-596-5370 or the Solid Waste Dept. at 715-258-6240.

 



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

 

 



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.