Drop-Off Center

Drop-Off Center
The City of Waukesha Drop-Off Center is a service site for disposal of certain items.


Items Accepted

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

Residency Rules

  • Only City of Waukesha residents may dispose of yard material or bulky 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

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.

More Information

See the Drop-Off Center Information Sheet (PDF) for more information.