Services and Functions
The Solid Waste Department oversees and administers programs at the Material Recovery Facility (Recycling Center) and the Transfer Facility in Plover. County residents, contracted haulers, and businesses can bring in both trash and recyclable material for proper disposal.
In addition to household and commercial trash and recycling the department offers a variety of others programs for residents including: electronic, appliance, and tire recycling, waste oil and anti-freeze recycling, and household hazardous waste disposal services.
Please feel free to visit any of our facilities. Call (715) 345-5970 with questions or to set up a formal tour.
NEW Agricultural Hazardous Waste Event - Still planning as normal.
Farmers, owners of farmland, nurseries, or orchards register to drop off any unwanted/unused chemicals today! Event held on June 11th, 2020 from 12-4 pm. MUST REGISTER IN ADVANCE. Call (715) 346-1931, or fill-out and submit registration form via mail/email. 2020 Agricultural Hazardous Waste Event
We will begin slowly accepting residential hazardous wastes by appointment only starting May 2. Please call (715) 346-1931.
Monday - Friday
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Closed Independence Day
Closed Memorial Day
Closed Thanksgiving Day
Closed Christmas Day
Closed New Year's Day
Scale Office (715) 343-6297
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Sharps do NOT go in your curbside recycling/garbage bin. Drop off at our office in Plover or any pharmacy listed below. . . . . Copps - Plover (715) 345-7175 Metro Market - Stevens Point (715) 345-7175 Trigs - Stevens Point (715) 341-6102 Hometown Pharmacy - Plover (715) 544-6272 Hometown...
- June 01
Have old gas? Schedule a household hazardous waste appointment for a drop off time. 715-346-1931
Old deck boards are accepted at the transfer facility. -Minimum charge of $20 for 600 lbs. or less. -More than 600 lbs. is pro-rated at $65/ton. -Loads that are NOT secure (tarped/strapped down) are an extra $10.
Don't forget to sign up - 715.346.1931 or visit our website: www.co.portage.wi.us/department/solid-waste
We'll be closed on Monday, May 25th in honor of Memorial Day. Have a great weekend.