Grant County Recycling Centers & Services Including Household Hazardous Waste

As people are cleaning out basements, businesses, or garages, many are wondering how to responsibly dispose of certain items such as household hazardous waste in Grant County. Household hazardous waste are substances that could cause harm to people, animals, or the environment (including well contamination and stream pollution) if disposed of improperly. Types of household hazardous waste include solvents, oil based paints, brush cleaners, oil, gasoline, lubricants, pesticides, herbicides, and similar items.
Grant County does not currently maintain a household hazardous waste facility or drop-off. However, the following are a list of recycling businesses in Grant County and surrounding areas and also some regional household hazardous waste options.


The DNR manages recycling programs in Wisconsin.  Visit DNR website for recycling contacts and information.

1120 Broadway, Platteville
(608) 348-9586

9726 Hwy 61 North, Lancaster
(608) 723-4523

Wilcox Recycling
604 Joe’s Lane Platteville
(608) 348-9176


The Wisconsin DNR provides information on recycling batteries. For regular household type batteries (AAA, AA, C, D, “Duracell,” “Energizer”, etc.), see the DNR’s household battery disposal instructions at the DNR Website.

For rechargeable batteries (NICAD, Lithium, tool batteries, etc.), most Big Box stores such as Best Buy, Lowes, Home Depot, or Menards have recycling facilities in the store. Also, in Lancaster, West End Salvage and Alternative Recycling currently take recyclable batteries.

1750 Industrial Park, Lancaster
(608) 723-2088

9726 Hwy 61 North, Lancaster
(608) 723-4523

Household Hazardous Waste

Always call the facility before taking items for Household Hazardous Waste Disposal

Dubuque Metropolitan Area Solid Waste Agency Open April through October on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday,
7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. FEE CHARGED
14501 Highway 20 West, Dubuque, IA 52002
(563) 557-8220

7102 US Hwy 12, Madison WI 53718
Dave Radisewitz at (608) 243-0368

North End Auto Wrecking Antifreeze ONLY
55W 32nd Street, Dubuque, Iowa 52001