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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 pmMUST 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.


Receiving Hours
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