Frequently Asked Questions

Solid Waste Frequently Asked Questions



I have excess recycling material that won’t fit in my cart/bin or I missed my collection day.  Is there a place I can take it?

Yes, you can bring it to the Landfill located at 100 W County Road Y, Oshkosh for no charge during regular business hours.  We do ask that you stop at the Scale Office to let the Scale Operator know what you have and then the Scale Operator will direct you where to go (recyclables will be placed in designated dumpsters).



What day of the week is my recycling/trash picked-up?

We do not do any of the trash or recycling pick-ups.  Please contact your hauler for this information.


City of Oshkosh Sanitation


City of Oshkosh


City of Neenah Public Works Department




City of Neenah


City of Menasha Public Works Department




City of Menasha


Advanced Disposal




Towns of Algoma, Black Wolf, Clayton, Menasha, Neenah, Nekimi, Omro, Vinland, Winchester and Winneconne, Village of Winneconne and City of Omro


Graichen Sanitation




Town of Wolf River



Do you pay out for recycling aluminum cans?

We do not pay out for the recycling of aluminum cans.



Where can I take old electronics (television, monitor, laptop, CPU, printer, VCR etc.)

You can take household electronic items to the Winnebago County Landfill located at 100 W. County Road Y, Oshkosh for recycling.  Check-in at the Scale Office and let the Scale Operator know what you have.   The Scale Operator will collect the fee(s) and direct you where to go.  There is a limit of four (4) electronic items per customer. There is no charge for keyboard, speakers, mice, cords or cell phones.



How can businesses recycle their electronics?

Businesses can contact the following recyclers:

          Lamp Recyclers 1-800-558-1166

          WM Recycle America LLC 1-888-960-0008

          Universal Recycling Technologies 1-877-278-079

Visit Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources E-Cycle Database for recyclers near you. 



How do I dispose of appliances, tires, car batteries, propane tanks, light bulbs, computers, TV’s, waste oil, oil filters and anti-freeze?

ALL of these materials are collected at the Winnebago County Landfill for recycling located at 100 W. County Road Y, Oshkosh.  Some fees apply.



Do you accept yard waste such as leaves, grass, brush, clean wood, etc.?

Yes, the Winnebago County Landfill has a designated area for clean wood and yard waste.  Some fees apply.



Can I get wood chips or compost from the Landfill for my home/garden?

Unfortunately not at this time.  Presently, all material is reused on-site around the Landfill site.



Do you sell compost bins?

Yes, compost bins are $45 each and can be picked up at the Landfill Scale Office. 



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