Please click here for up-to-date information from the Portage County Public Health Department regarding COVID-19.  Links to Portage County Daily Press Releases and county Health Department Situation Reports can be found in the ‘In The Spotlight’ box below.  If you have general questions regarding COVID-19 call 211.  

The following links may be helpful in answering other waste related questions.

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Topics


Open Burning


Materials Banned from Landfill Disposal

State Statues and Administrative Code

Chapter 287

Department of Natural Resource Administrative Code

 Portage County Code of Ordinances

Chapter 4 - Health and Sanitation

EPA Topics

Land, Waste, and Cleanup


Chemicals and Toxics

Other Links

Plastic Bag Drop Off Locations

Other Recycling Options

Focus on Energy Appliance Recycling

Other Electronics Recycling Options

Best Buy

Express Recycling

Midwest Computer Recyclers

MIlwaukee PC