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Waupaca County Solid Waste & Recycling

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Coronavirus (CVOID-19) Pandemic- UPDATE 5/20/2020 
Waupaca County courthouse is currently closed to the public. The Processing and Transfer Facility and Recycling Drop Off Centers remain open during this time. When visiting these locations please practice social distancing. All locations are doing their best to keep staff and the public safe. If you are ill, please stay home. For more information on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic please click here. 
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak we have decided to reschedule our Appliance Round-Up to September 1st-15th. Original discounts will apply.

REQUEST FOR BIDS/PROPOSALS
None at this time.


2020
 PROCESSING & TRANSFER FACILITY (PTF) TIPPING FEE
Effective January 1, 2020, the PTF tipping fee for Solid Waste will be $80.00 per ton, with a minimum charge of $15.00 for up to 360 lbs.  Click here  for the 2020 PTF Brochure.  All open loads must be covered and secured.  Open loads not covered and secured will be charged an additional $20 fee.  Cash or check only.  No credit cards accepted.

EXTENDED HOURS AT THE PTF
Until further notice, the PTF will be open the third Thursday of the month from 7AM until 5PM. Must be scaled in 15 minutes prior to closing. 

SATURDAY HOURS AT THE PTF - March - November 
The PTF is open on Saturday from 7AM to Noon. They are also open Monday through Friday from 7AM to 3PM. Must be scaled in 15 minutes prior to closing.


HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE (HHW) FACILITY
Is CLOSED for the season. We will reopen May 1st, 2020, taking only Waushara and Waupaca County residents HHW at this time. We will also be limiting the number of appointments a week. To find more information on this program click here

Compost Bin
COMPOST BIN SALE
A large 128 gallon capacity bin is just $55.  Pick up at the Processing and Transfer Facility during open hours or call 715-258-6240 to schedule a pick up from the Courthouse. For more information contact the Solid Waste Dept. at 715-258-6240.
 
NEWLY ACCEPTED PLASTICS FOR RECYCLING
Waupaca County is now accepting more plastic containers and LIDS for recycling at the drop-off centers and curbside pick-up.  For more information click here.

ELECTRONICS PRICING AT PTF
Residential Electronics:          $.25 per pound
Commercial Electronics:        $.30 per pound
If you have questions please contact the PTF at 715-258-6249 or the Solid Waste Dept. at 715-258-6240.

WAUPACA COUNTY PTF SECURED LOAD POLICY
 Click here for a link to the January 2013 Press Release

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SPECIAL EVENT RECYCLING
 
Waupaca County Offers Special Event Recycling free of charge to all Waupaca County residents and businesses by providing clear stream bins. A refundable deposit is paid to use the bins and participants are responsible to bring in their recyclables to a Waupaca County Recycling Drop Off Center. If you are interested in using this program call 715-258-6240 to get more information. 



Contact us:
Waupaca County Solid Waste & Recycling Dept.
811 Harding St
Waupaca  WI   54981
715-258-6240
E-mail:  parks@co.waupaca.wi.us
Office Hours:  Mon.-Fri. 8 am to 4 pm

What Do I Do With?
Click here for different materials disposal information.  Don't see what you're looking for?  Contact us at 715-258-6240 and we will answer your disposal question.
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