Recycling and Solid Waste

Recycling Transfer Station and Solid Waste Transfer Station
19435 Marquette Road, Reedsville, WI
Schedule for Transferring Materials
First Saturday of the month 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Third Saturday of the month 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Recycling and Solid Waste Information


1. Aluminum, cans, siding, dinner trays, foil wrap, and pie pans clean well and flatten.

2. Cans (tin, steel, bi-metal, aluminum, and coated) remove labels, clean well, and flatten.

3. Cardboard (corrugated brown on inside when torn) clean, dry and flatten; and boxed, bagged, or bundled; and brown paper bags recycled with cardboard.

Remember white board, gray board, or cardboard coated with wax, tin, or
plastic are NOT accepted for recycling.

4. Glass (clear, green, blue, and amber) clean well, remove labels and rings; and separate by color.

Remember window glass, light bulbs, clay items, ceramics, drinking glasses, or ovenware are NOT accepted for recycling.

5. Magazines, newspaper, and brochures clean, dry and, staples removed; and boxed, bagged, or bundled.

6. Plastic (#1 and #2 containers) remove rings, caps, and labels, clean well and flatten.

Remember motor or cooking oil bottles are NOT accepted for recycling.

7. Used oil is accepted in closed containers.

Remember per Recycling Ordinance 1.22, persons who violate may be required to forfeit no less than $25.00 or no more than $500.00 for subsequent violations.

Solid Waste

1.  Ashes cold and in clear bag accepted during months of March through October.

2. Garbage and trash in clear bags and closed.

Remember an assessment with a fee for solid materials is made by the attendant:

$3.00 per clear bag
$6.00 per barrel (55 gallon)
$20.00 for small pick-up truck loads or small trailers or small wagons
$30.00 for large pick-up truck loads or large trailers or large wagons

Large and or Heavy Items and Recoverable Materials 

1. Household hazardous chemicals are accepted duringthe county’s annual program
Hazardous Waste Clean Sweep, Manitowoc County Material Recovery Facility (MRF) 3000 Basswood Road, Manitowoc (920) 683-4333 for the schedule of dates and time.

2. Car batteries are accepted by the following salvage businesses:

Tisler Salvage, 4167 Man-Cal Road,   Reedsville (920) 732-3669
Alfred Muchin, 1600 South 26th Street, Manitowoc (920) 684-3388
Struebing Iron and Metal 1109 Deerview Road, Brillion (920) 756-2334

3. Tires are accepted at the Manitowoc County Material Recovery Facility (MRF)
3000 Basswood Road, Manitowoc (920) 683-4333 for schedules of tire collection.

4. Computers are accepted at Manitowoc County Material Recovery Facility (MRF)
3000 Basswood Road, Manitowoc (920) 683-4333 for schedule, information, and  recovery for CPUs, monitors, printers, keyboards, laptops, modems, mouse, storage drives, terminals, mainframes, and other computer and related components.

5. Large items are NOT accepted at the transfer stations: air conditioners, boilers, carpet, chairs, clothes dryers, clothes washers, dehumidifiers, dishwashers, drywall, fiberglass insulation, freezers, furniture, furnaces, humidifiers, mattresses, ovens, refrigerators, shingles, sofas, stoves, swimming pools, televisions, toilet bowls,
vinyl siding, water heaters, water softeners, and other large items are to be taken by owner of the item and or owner of the item contracts with private haulers or commercial haulers to move items. Contact following businesses for items accepted:

Ridgeview Landfill 6207 Hempton Lake Road, Whitelaw 800-963-4776
Monday through Friday 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM and Saturday 7:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Manitowoc County Material Recovery Facility (MRF) 3000 Basswood Road,
Manitowoc (920) 683-4333
Monday through Friday 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM and Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Vegetative and or Organic Materials from Yards

Vegetative and or organic materials include grass clippings, leaves, garden debris, woody vegetative materials, roots, shrub with intact root balls, branches, tree trunks, stumps, and brush. Materials from residential yards, business yards, or farm yards are banned from transfer stations, roadside ditches, and all landfills. The composting of vegetative and or organic materials is a best practice for the Town’s environment.

Landlords and or Holders of Land Contracts

Best environmental practices are to inform tenants and or persons in agreement with a land contract of Town’s recycling and solid waste information; contact the Clerk or attendants at transfer stations for printed sheets Recycling and Solid Waste Information.