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City of Milwaukee Self-Help Recycling Center (North) - Updated May 15, 2013 Back

Services are restricted to residents of Milwaukee only.

Tuesday to Sunday 7am to 3pm

www.city.milwaukee.gov/mpw/divisions/operations/environmenta...

(414) 286-2489

6660 N Industrial Rd

Milwaukee, WI 53223

City of Milwaukee residents have two locations to safely dispose of a wide variety of recyclables. Contractors are not permitted to use the centers. Occupants must provide valid proof of residency.
Fees may apply for some items. Please Call or Visit the Website for more information.

Please Rinse All Containers, Remove All caps/Lids and Flatten All Boxes to conserve space.

This site has different hours for summer and winter.
Summer Hours:
April 7, 2013 thru November 23, 2013
Tuesday to Sunday 7am to 3pm
Closed: Monday
Winter Hours:
Tuesday to Saturday 7am to 3pm
Closed: Sunday and Monday

Materials Accepted

Services:

Dropoff

Pickup

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Material Residential Business Note
#1 Plastic Beverage Bottles

dropoff

none

Please rinse all containers.

#1 Plastic Clamshells

dropoff

none

#1 Plastic Non-Beverage Bottles

dropoff

none

#1 Plastic Trays

dropoff

none

#1 Rigid Plastics

dropoff

none

#2 Plastic Bottles

dropoff

none

This site also accepts #2 plastic 5 gal. buckets.

#2 Plastic Clamshells

dropoff

none

#2 Plastic Jugs - Clear

dropoff

none

#2 Plastic Jugs - Colored

dropoff

none

#2 Rigid Plastics

dropoff

none

#4 Rigid Plastics

dropoff

none

#5 Rigid Plastics

dropoff

none

Aerosol Cans - Empty

dropoff

none

Aluminum Beverage Cans

dropoff

none

Aluminum Food Cans

dropoff

none

Aluminum Lids

dropoff

none

Antifreeze

dropoff

none

Audio Equipment

dropoff

none

Auto Bodies

dropoff

none

Auto Parts

dropoff

none

Bicycles

dropoff

none

Blu-Ray Players

dropoff

none

Blue Glass Beverage Containers

dropoff

none

Blue Glass Containers

dropoff

none

Blueprints

dropoff

none

Booklets

dropoff

none

Boomboxes

dropoff

none

Branches

dropoff

none

Brick

dropoff

none

There is a fee to dispose of this product.

Brochures

dropoff

none

Brown Glass Beverage Containers

dropoff

none

This site accepts bottles and jars only.

Brown Glass Containers

dropoff

none

Brush

dropoff

none

Cables

dropoff

none

Calculators

dropoff

none

Car Batteries

dropoff

none

Cardstock

dropoff

none

Carpet

dropoff

none

Residential (there is a fee to dispose of this product)

Carpet Padding

dropoff

none

Residential (there is a fee to dispose of this product)

Cassette Players

dropoff

none

Catalogs

dropoff

none

CD Players

dropoff

none

Cell Phone Accessories

dropoff

none

Cell Phones

dropoff

none

Chipboard

dropoff

none

Please flatten boxes.

Christmas Trees

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none

Please remove all lights, tinsel, ornaments, other decorations, plastic bags, nails, and tree stand.

Clear Glass Beverage Containers

dropoff

none

This site accepts bottles and jars only.

Clear Glass Containers

dropoff

none

Computer Peripherals - External

dropoff

none

Computer Peripherals - Internal

dropoff

none

Concrete

dropoff

none

There is a fee to dispose of this product.

Construction Debris

dropoff

none

There is a fee to dispose of this product. This site accepts roofing material, brick, block, stones, concrete, lumber, dirt, drywall, paneling, and flooring materials. This site does not accept burnt debris, painted bricks, painted blocks, painted concrete, asphalt, or concrete containing iron rods.

Construction Paper

dropoff

none

Cooking Oil

dropoff

none

Many different types of used vegetable oil accepted. Transport in airtight spill-proof container. Large quantity generators (over 50 gallons) may call Cream City Grecycling at (414) 688-7672 for special arrangements.

Cookware

dropoff

none

Metal pots and pans only

Corrugated Cardboard

dropoff

none

Please flatten cardboard.

CRT Computer Monitors

dropoff

none

CRT Televisions

dropoff

none

Desktop Computers

dropoff

none

Digital Cameras

dropoff

none

Dirt

dropoff

none

There is a fee to dispose of this product.

Dishwashers

dropoff

none

DVD Players

dropoff

none

Electronic Servers

dropoff

none

Envelopes

dropoff

none

Ferrous Metals

dropoff

none

Game Consoles

dropoff

none

Gift Boxes

dropoff

none

Please flatten boxes.

Glassine

dropoff

none

GPS Systems

dropoff

none

Grass Clippings

dropoff

none

Green Glass Beverage Containers

dropoff

none

Green Glass Containers

dropoff

none

Greeting Cards

dropoff

none

Gypsum Drywall

dropoff

none

There is a fee to dispose of this product.

Hard Drives

dropoff

none

Home Electronics

dropoff

none

Household Furniture

dropoff

none

Laptop Computers

dropoff

none

Lawnmowers

dropoff

none

LCD Computer Monitors

dropoff

none

LCD Televisions

dropoff

none

Leaves

dropoff

none

Magazines

dropoff

none

Metal Clothes Hangers

dropoff

none

Please place in the scrap metal box.

Metal Paint Cans

dropoff

none

Metal Tags

dropoff

none

Mixed Paper

dropoff

none

Motor Oil

dropoff

none

MP3 Players

dropoff

none

Newspaper

dropoff

none

Nonferrous Metals

dropoff

none

Office Machines

dropoff

none

Office Paper

dropoff

none

Oil Filters

dropoff

none

Pagers

dropoff

none

Pallets

dropoff

none

There is a fee to dispose of this product.

Paper Bags

dropoff

none

Paper Labels

dropoff

none

Paper Shredders

dropoff

none

Paper Sleeves

dropoff

none

Paper Tubes

dropoff

none

Paperback Books

dropoff

none

This site accepts paperback books only.

Paperboard

dropoff

none

Please flatten boxes.

Phone Books

dropoff

none

Pipe

dropoff

none

Printers

dropoff

none

Projectors

dropoff

none

Receivers

dropoff

none

Record Players

dropoff

none

Roofing Materials

dropoff

none

There is a fee to dispose of this product, and only asphalt shingles are recycled.

Sand

dropoff

none

There is a fee to dispose of this product.

Scrap Metal

dropoff

none

Shingles

dropoff

none

A fee applies. Residential asphalt roofing shingles only.

Shoes

dropoff

none

Paired shoes only. Any type of shoe is accepted, except for high heels.

Shredded Paper

dropoff

none

Please put shredded paper in a paper bag and fold the top down.

Small Appliances

dropoff

none

Steel Cans

dropoff

none

Steel Lids

dropoff

none

Stone

dropoff

none

There is a fee to dispose of this product.

Tablets

dropoff

none

Telephones

dropoff

none

Television Accessories

dropoff

none

Tires

dropoff

none

This site accepts up to 5 tires per visit.

Two-Way Radios

dropoff

none

Typewriters

dropoff

none

Vacuum Cleaners

dropoff

none

VCRs

dropoff

none

Weeds

dropoff

none

Yard Waste

dropoff

none

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