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Maximum efficiency.
minimum impact to the environment.


Here at the solid waste department we are more than just a landfill.  We are a county resource.
Still have questions? Call the Solid Waste & Recycling Info Line at 877-270-3989 and we'll tell you where to put it!

Check out pictures of our newly opened section of the landfill, Bluebird Ridge. CLICK HERE.

Check out pictures of our newly opened section of the landfill, Bluebird Ridge. CLICK HERE.

directions

The Marathon County Solid Waste Department, Landfill, and Hazardous Waste Facility are located at R18500 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, close toed footwear. 
Read our Landfill Visitors Notice for rules and awareness while at the site.

 

fees

Hours

LAST LOAD ACCEPTED 30 MINUTES BEFORE CLOSING TIME.

WEEKDAYS:

7:00 A.M. TO 4:00 P.M.

SATURDAYS:

MAR/APR/MAY/SEP/OCT/NOV:
8:00 A.M. TO 11:00 A.M.

JUN/JUL/AUG:
8:00 A.M. TO NOON

DEC/JAN/FEB:
CLOSED SATURDAYS UNTIL MARCH

HOLIDAY Hours

  • Closed on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday November 24th
  • Open on Saturday, November 26th.  Note: this is the last open Saturday until March
  •  Open on New Years Eve, Saturday December 31st from 8:00 am to 2:30 pm


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

 

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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
 

where to put it

recycle your shingles

 

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