Waukesha County

Lights

LED, Incandescent, and Halogen Bulbs

LED, Incandescent, and halogen bulbs are not considered hazardous and can be disposed of in the trash. 
Incandescent bulbs can be taken to a Batteries Plus Bulbs store for recycling.

Holiday String Lights

Do NOT place string lights in your curbside recycling bin. 
Safe Disposal Sites:

A to Z Recycling
990 Jameson Street, Neenah, WI 54956
(920) 886-0700

Goodwill Stores

Holiday LEDS
2300 S 170th St, New Berlin, WI 53151

 

Fluorescent Tubes and Bulbs

Fluorescent tubes and bulbs contain mercury, which is a hazardous material, and must be disposed properly.
Do NOT place fluorescent bulbs or tubes in your trash or recycling bins.
Safe Disposal Sites:
Check with retail stores e.g. Home Depot, True Value (some), Sears, Target, Lowes and Batteries Plus Bulbs to see if they accept residential compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs). Call to confirm.
The County Household Hazardous Waste drop-off sites do accept residential fluorescent bulbs/ballasts and tubes, but should be used as a last resort.
To learn more about fluorescent bulbs and mercury, please check the Energy Star FAQ page. To clean up broken CFLs, click here


BUSINESSES are required by law to recycle these items.

 

No endorsement of any business by Waukesha County is intended. Fees may apply.


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515 W. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha, WI 53188
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