Recyclables are picked up every other Wednesday, Thursday or Friday, depending on your address. If recycling collection is interrupted by a holiday, it will be collected on the following day.
How to place at the curb:
- Paper, plastics, aluminum, tin and glass can be placed loosely in your recycling cart. Do not place recyclables in plastic bags.
- Do not place bags of plastic bags in your recycling, take them to a store drop off.
- Place recycling at the curb by 6:00 a.m. the day pick up or the night before.
- Place your recycling cart at least 4 feet from your garbage cart.
- Cardboard should be cut to no larger than 2' X 2' pieces.
For collection concerns contact Inland Service Corporation at (920)759-0501. For recycling questions and information contact Outagamie County Recycling at (920)851-5277.
For a list of what to recycle click here.
The following electronic items must be recycled and not thrown in the regular trash.
Televisions and Computer Monitors
Desk top and Laptop Computers
Computer Parts (keyboards/mice/speakers, etc.)
DVD & VCR Players/ and Video Recorders
Click here for more information
HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE ~ Collection Program
Residents are encouraged to dispose of their hazardous materials during any collections held at Outagamie County Recycling & Solid Waste.
The program runs May – October
Click here for dates and times
- APPOINTMENTS ARE REQUIRED: 920-832-5277
Outagamie County Recycling and Solid Waste has two compost bins for purchase through their office, 1419 Hollard Road., Appleton. Monday - Friday and 7:00 am - 3:30 pm.
The Home Composter is an easy-to-assemble compost bin measuring 3' wide by 3' tall and holds 13 cubic feet of material. Cost is $45 each, which includes sales tax and a guidebook.
the Geo Bin is a locally manufactured compost bin. Click her for more information. Cost is 15.00 each, which includes sales tax and a guidebook.
OUTAGAMIE COUNTY DRUG DROP
Residents have the opportunity to dispose of unused and unwanted pet and human medications at three permanent locations: Check out the website at www.OCdrugdrop.org
- Appleton Police Dept. 222 S. Walnut Street, Appleton. 24 hours/day, 7 days/week.
- New London Police Dept. 700 Shiocton Street, New London. 8 am to Midnight, 7 days/week
- Seymour Police Dept. 306 N. Main Street, Seymour. Monday – Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.
MEDICAL SHARPS DISPOSAL
To reduce public health risks such as accidental needle sticks, Wisconsin law requires all citizens to manage needles, lancets and syringes safely.
It is illegal to put sharps in the trash or with recyclables.
For a list of drop off locations contact the Department of Public Health (920) 832-5100 or email [email protected]
USED OIL RECYCLING
You can recycle used engine oil and used filters at the following locations:
Outagamie County Recycling & Solid Waste
1419 Holland Road, Appleton, (920)832-5277, operational hours.
Appleton yard waste collection sites:
2625 E. Glendale Ave, Appleton (920)832-5580, seasonal hours
8012 Whitman Ave, Appleton (920)832-5580, seasonal hours
Greenville Municipal Building
W6895 Parkview Dr, Greenville (920)757-5151, operational hours.
(Waste anti-freeze can also be taken to this site)
County Highway Garage
440 Municipal Dr, Seymour, (920)832-5277, operational hours.
These sites are for residential disposal only. Business disposal is NOT allowed.
Other household hazardous wastes, such as oil based paints, solvents, chemicals and gasoline can be properly disposed through the County’s hazardous materials program, call (920)832-5277.
FLUORESCENT LIGHT BULBS
All fluorescent bulbs, including compact fluorescent bulbs (CFLs), contain small amounts of mercury.
Fluorescent bulbs may be recycled at the Outagamie County Recycling & Solid Waste for a fee.
- $0.50 per Compact fluorescent (CFL)
- $0.50 per 4 foot bulb
- $1.00 per 8-foot bulb
Visit the Recycling & Solid Waste Website for more information on recycling and other waste disposal information.