Waukesha County

Propane Tanks (Compressed Gas)

NEVER place in Curbside Recycling or Trash (even if empty)!

Most retail stores that sell 20 LB tanks have a return/exchange program, retailers will normally take tanks from any producer. We recommend using these tanks instead of small, non-refillable tanks.

Non-refillable tanks are harder to dispose of. Check your tank for the 'manufacturer's tag' as a source of contact/disposal information.

Safe Refill Sites For 20 LB Tanks:

Amerigas Retail Sites

Blue Rhino Retail Sites

Lake Gas Co. 
2200 Badger Ct., Waukesha, Wisconsin 53188
(262) 542-3002

True Value Hardware Stores

Check with other local service stations

Safe Disposal Sites for all sizes of tanks:

1301 E Main St., Waukesha, Wisconsin 53186
(262) 542-4461
W2550 Oak St., Ashippun, Wisconsin 53003

H&R Scrap Metal
9000 W. Fond Du Lac Ave., Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53225
(414) 353-4333

City of Waukesha Drop-Off Center 
750 Sentry Dr., Waukesha, Wisconsin 53186
Saturdays 8am-4pm
Wednesdays 11am-7pm (April-November)

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.

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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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