hazardous household Wastes and materials
The following items are collected as part of the Marathon County Hazardous Household Waste Collection Program and are FREE for drop-off for all residents in Marathon or Shawano Counties*. You must call and make an appointment to drop off hazardous items – call 715-446-3101 x 100.
*Lincoln County residents must pay at the time of drop off but may seek reimbursement from Lincoln County Solid Waste Department for up to $75
Fuel* (if amount exceeds 5 gallons)
Oil/gas mixtures* (if amount exceeds 5 gallons)
Dry Cleaning Fluids
Nail polish removers
Aerosol paint cans with paint in it (empties can be recycled)
Anti-freeze* (if amount exceeds 5 gallons)
* For less than 5 gallons of these items you do NOT need to make an appointment.
They are accepted any time during our open hours.
items never accepted
Compressed fuel cylinders
Latex paint (not hazardous; learn how to properly dispose of Latex Paint here)
Fire extinguishers (if empty take to landfill to recycle as scrap for free)
Water-based stains or caulks