Waukesha County operates 4 permanent household hazardous waste (HHW) drop-off sites for county residents and 4 special one-day collections in spring and fall in Brookfield, Delafield, Mukwonago and Oconomowoc. All sites are free to Waukesha County residents.
As of January 1st, 2018 all Waukesha County HHW sites and special collection events will utilize ID scanners to verify proof of residency. Driver's license numbers are not recorded.
Click on map locations for more information on each HHW site.
The Waukesha, Franklin, and Muskego sites are closed December & January. The Menomonee Falls site is open every month.
****Detailed Map of Menomonee Falls HHW Site****
Latex Paint is NOT Hazardous Waste: Latex Paint Disposal
Generally, waste is considered hazardous if it is:
Ignitable (i.e. burns readily)
Reactive (i.e. explosive)
Waste may also be considered hazardous if it contains certain toxic chemicals
May be labeled with key words such as: Caution, Poison, Warning, Danger, Flammable, Combustible, Corrosive
(A detailed explanation of Hazardous Waste)
Product Exchange Program: Cleaning, automotive, and garden products can be donated by residents to the ProductExchange Program for other residents to take home and repurpose. This free program is available at all of the county's permanent HHW sites except Muskego. Quantities and types of materials available vary, and participants will be required to sign a liability waiver and standard release form.
Business Hours: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm Monday - Friday (excluding holidays)
515 W. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha, WI 53188
Room AC 260 - (262) 896-8300