Waukesha County

Options for Appliance Disposal

  • Contact your waste/recycling hauler to determine if they will accept your item.  In most cases they will pick-up appliances from residents when requested. There may be a fee.
  • Some municipal recycling drop-off sites accept appliances. 
  • Check www.waukeshacounty.gov/recycling for special collection events.
  • Best Buy accepts all Stick, Robotic, Upright, and Canister vacuums at no fee; also fans
  • Contact one of the commercial facilities listed below.

All of the following companies accept scrap metal except where indicated.

Advanced Disposal Services

(262) 369-3042 (City of Waukesha residents only)
(262) 367-6040 (All other Waukesha County businesses and residents; residents must have ADS curbside service)
Residents must call by 5:00pm prior to pick-up the following day for list of approved items (appliances only, no scrap metal)

H&R Scrap Metals, Inc.

9000 W. Fond du Lac Ave.  Milwaukee, WI 53225-2017
(414) 353-4333
All appliances accepted, refrigerators & freezers accepted when freon has been removed.


3701 W. Lisbon Ave.  Milwaukee, WI
(414) 344-4142
Accepts usable household appliances; no scrap metal.

Kohne Salvage

W200 S7203 Williams Dr. Muskego, WI 53150 
(262) 679-1135
No refrigerators, or freezers.

Kral Scrap Metal

W224 S8575 Industrial Ave.  Big Bend, WI 53103
(262) 662-3215
Refrigerators & freezers without freon are accepted.

Miller Compressing

W229 N598 Foster Ct.  Waukesha, WI 53189
(262) 513-0048
Refrigerators & freezers without freon are accepted.

National Salvage Ltd.

600 S 44Th St  Milwaukee, WI
(414) 453-6677
No refrigerators, or freezers, or microwave ovens.

R & H Recyclers LLH
Hartland, WI
(414) 807-8586
Includes junk car removal

Recycle Technologies, Inc.
Waukesha, WI
(262) 798-3040
Dehumidifiers accepted; no scrap metal.

Refrigerant Depot
5311 S. 9th St  Milwaukee
ACs, dehumidifiers, exercise equipment, stoves, grills (no propane tanks), vending machines, water coolers, water heaters, refrigerators, washers, dryers, dishwashers, car batteries, freezers, lawn mowers/snow blowers (gas/oil must be removed)

Refrigerant Recovery Inc.

1125 W. National Ave.  Milwaukee, WI
(414) 643-7740
All appliances accepted including refrigerators and freezers; no scrap metal.

United Milwaukee Scrap
8520 W. Kaul Ave Milwaukee
(414) 353-6300
3232 W. Fond du Lac Milwaukee
(414) 444-8059
All metal types and appliances including those with freon/coolant; also car & boat batteries.

Waukesha Iron & Metal
1351 East Main Street  Waukesha, WI
(262) 547-7293
No refrigerators, freezers, microwave ovens or dehumidifiers.

Waukesha Recycling Company

1001 Tesch Ct.  Waukesha, WI 53186
(262) 574-0100
Stoves, Washing Machines, Dryers, Water Heaters. Fee for refrigerators, freezers, dehumidifiers, air conditioners, microwaves.

West Allis Salvage

1909 S. 80th Street  West Allis, WI 53219
(414) 321-4134

Wolin Company, Inc.

Milwaukee, WI
(414) 353-6300

Waste Management Landfills (Fee-based)
Metro-Milwaukee (414) 761-2100
Orchard Ridge-Menomonee Falls (262) 253-8440

There are no publicly-owned (government) landfills in Waukesha County.

Please check with individual companies for charges for services and/or changes in their policies.

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