Maximum efficiency.
minimum impact to the environment.

Flood damage from the March 13th-15th flooding can be disposed of at the Marathon County landfill
for a discounted rate of $32/ton per the DNR exemption through May 14, 2019.
Please call our Solid Waste & Recycling Information Line at 877-270-3989 for assistance with other banned or recyclable items (ex: appliances, electronics, etc.). Other rates and fees may apply based on loads.

Proud to be an Associated Recyclers Of Wisconsin member and supporting sponsor of Recycle Right Wisconsin. You too can take the pledge to recycle right and make recycling in Wisconsin more successful than ever!


The Marathon County Solid Waste Department, Landfill, and Hazardous Waste Facility are located at 172900 STATE HWY 29 (formerly R18500 State Hwy 29), Ringle, WI, 54471, approximately 12 miles East of Wausau on the North side of HWY 29 (1.5 miles East of the Ringle/Q exit. DO NOT take the Ringle exit. Continue past Q and turn from the left-hand turn lane directly off of HWY 29).

If you are bringing materials to the landfill for disposal, do not wear open toed shoes such as sandals or flip flops.  For your own safety please wear appropriate, sturdy, closed toed footwear. 
Read our Landfill Visitors Notice for rules and awareness while at the site.





Receiving hours:

7:00AM - 3:30PM

Office hours: 
7:00AM - 4:00PM

saturdays (mar - nov):

8:00AM - 11:30AM

(dec - feb):

CLOSED on Saturdays
from Dec. to Feb.

For specific pricing on
materials see our
What Do I Do With...? section.



What do i do with...?

Feeling cramped?  Have some things laying around?  If you have questions regarding how to dispose of various materials from asphalt to water heaters, don't worry... ...we'll tell you where to put it.


Videos & additional Marketing materials

Marathon County Solid Waste Bluebird Landfill

Join WAOW Channel 9 and Jordan Betts as she takes "Jordan on the Job" to the Marathon County Solid Waste Department

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