Drop-Off Center

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Welcome to the Drop-Off Center...don't call it "the dump"!

(This center is for City of Waukesha residents, not all of Waukesha County, except for some recyclable items.  See below.)

Items Accepted*

We do not take every-Off Center.  There are 3 categories of items accepted:
  • Recyclables
  • Yard materials
  • Landfill trash from City of Waukesha home projects (no weekly garbage!)
Drop-Off Center Information Sheet (PDF)

Residency Rules

  • The center is for City of Waukesha residents (not the "county dump").
  • Only City of Waukesha residents may dispose of yard material or accepted landfill trash materials (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).


Drop-Off Fees PDF

You can buy 2019 Yard Materials Only Season Passes at the booth at the center or help 'keep the line moving' by pre-purchasing your season pass at the Engineering Office during normal business hours.  We are located at 130 Delafield St. and open weekdays 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. (Closed for major holidays).

Household Hazardous Waste Information (Not a City Program)

The City of Waukesha hosts Veolia Environmental Services for household hazardous waste collection 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, pesticides and 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.