Waukesha County

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LED, Incandescent, and Halogen Bulbs

LED, Incandescent, and Halogen bulbs are not considered hazardous and can be disposed of in the trash or 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:

Allied Resource Recovery
1001 Tesch Ct., Waukesha, Wisconsin 53186
(262) 574-0100

Holiday LEDS
2300 S. 170th St., New Berlin, Wisconsin 53151
(262) 797-6571


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. Batteries Plus Bulbs and Lowes to see if they accept residential compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs). Call to confirm - as retailers frequently change and update their policies or have policies that vary from store to store, we always recommend contacting a private retailer ahead of time for information on recycling fluorescent light bulbs/tubes.

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.

Due to COVID-19, hours and operations may have changed.  Please check with each business or municipality prior to bringing items for disposal.
No endorsement of any business is intended. 
Fees may apply.
There are no publicly-owned landfills in Waukesha County.

Please contact us if you own a business that would like to be included on this page as a resource.
We reserve the right to only list businesses that meet our program criteria.

Business/Administration Office
Hours: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm Monday - Friday (excluding holidays)
515 W. Moreland Blvd., Room AC 260, Waukesha, WI 53188
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