Bringing materials to the Marathon County Landfill?  You’ve come to the right place for what we accept, facility hours, and where you can find us. 

Didn't find what you needed?

Call the Solid Waste and Recycling Information
Line at 877-270-3989.



Click here for a list of Marathon County Solid Waste Department's disposal and recycling fees, directions to the landfill and information about the Clean Sweep Program.  Go to our "What do we do with" page to find fees, locations, and/or other information about items not listed on the previous link.  

Last load accepted  ½ hour before closing time. 

CLOSED HOLIDAYS. Next Holiday change of hours:  Closed Memorial Day - Monday, May 25th, 2015. 

WEEKDAYS:                              7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Mar/Apr/May/Sept/Oct/Nov         8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
June/July/Aug                             8:00 a.m. to noon
Dec/Jan/Feb                               Closed Saturdays

Fun and Informative YouTube video about coming to the Landfill:  Where we are, how to get to us, and what to expect when you get here: Click here to view "Marathon County Solid Waste - "We'll Tell You Where To Put It."                                       


Standard Disposal Fee - $43 per ton (as of 1/1/15)

  • $13 Minimum fee per load for 500 pounds or less of "regular" refuse.
  • $23 Minimum fee per load for less than 1,001 pounds and greater than 500 pounds of "regular" refuse.
  • Over 1,000 pounds the fee is pro-rated at $43 per ton.

Regular refuse DOES include:

  • Construction/demolition debris - includes shingles but you may also choose the new option of recycling shingles.  Please keep metals and other recyclables separate.

Regular refuse DOES  NOT include:

  • Most Appliances
  • Tires
  • Computer Equipment/Electronics
  • Recyclable Materials
  • Hazardous Waste
  • Vinyl Siding
  • Shingles (with only nails and tar paper)
  • Yard Materials

Directions:  The Marathon County Solid Waste Department, Landfill, and Hazardous Waste Facility are located at R18500 Highway 29, Ringle, WI 54471, approximately12 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).