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Recycling Center and Trash Information
Recycling Center and Trash Information
Recycling Center Hours –  
3711 So. Casper Drive (just past City Hall- look for the yellow gate and sign)

Winter Hours - December 7, 2014 to April 6, 2015 - Saturdays Only 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Recycling Center Spring/Summer Hours - April 7, 2015 to December 5, 2015
Tuesdays and Thursdays- 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Saturdays - 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Closed Major Holidays


The recycling accepts branches, leaves and garden or flower plant debris, but does NOT accept Grass Clippings. DuPont has issued warning labels not to use grass clippings from treated turf for mulch or compost. Biocycle Article.  For further information read the Composting Council FAQs.  or the Ohio State University Extension Fact sheet on Pesticides in Compost.

Try grasscycling by leaving grass clippings on the lawn to decompose.  Grass clippings are mostly water.  When you mow regularly, clippings quickly decompose and release nutrients to fertilize the lawn.  Research shows that when grass clippings are left on the lawn, one-third less fertilizer is needed to achieve the same color and grass density found on lawns where the clippings are removing.

You can purchase a yard waste contract with Advance Disposal, mulch or compost your grass clippings.  Grasscycling is leaving grass clippings on the lawn to decompose.  Grass clippings are mostly water.  When you mow regularly, clippings quickly decompose and release nutrients to fertilize the lawn.  Research shows that when clippings are left on the lawn, one-third less fertilizer is needed to achieve the same color and grass density found on lawns where the clippings are removed.  For ideas please check out this Grasscycling link

Watch our website for the Organic Lawn Care Workshop presented by Waukesha County Recycling.  It teaches the latest approaches and steps to a green and health lawn through organic practices that feed the soil and create the best growing medium for the biggest crop in American:  the lawn.



What can be recycled in my recycling container?
Waukesha County Recycling Information

For information on the City-wide Garbage collection that begins March 30th, click here

Please note:  The recycling center Does NOT accept electronics at this time.
Please check our electronic recycling area information

The City of Muskego is hosting an Electronics and appliance recycling collection event May 2nd and September 12, 2015.  Please click on the link for further information.

As of April 1st the Recycling center will accept appliances with Freon, such as dehumidifiers, refrigerators or air conditioners, as well as dishwashers, dryers, washers, freezers, ovens, ranges, water heaters, microwaves and car batteries at no charge.  For information on the items that the recycling center accepts or cannot accept, please download the Recycling Center flyer on the New Berlin website or call the recycling center line at 262-780-4606 or Street Department 262-780-4609. 


2015 Recyling Center Flyer




Attention Contractors: Effective April 1, 2013

All contractors will be charged a $10.00 per load dumping fee.  All yard waste must be from New Berlin properties.  No grass clippings will be accepted per DNR Regulation.

Punch cards can be purchased (CASH AND CHECK ONLY) for single or multiple loads at:


City Hall 3805 S. Casper Drive                 Street Dept 16550 W. National Ave                  
8:00 to 4:30 Monday through Friday         7:00 to 2:00 Monday through Friday


Recycling Center Information Sheet 2015

Hazardous Waste

Licensed Trash Haulers 

Television and Computer Recycling

Business Recycling

Waukesha County Recycling Center's Newsletter 

 Recycling ideas.- Recyclemore Wisconsin

Rain garden and rain barrel display 

  WE Energies Appliance Recycling Programs and Cash-Back Rewards (Refrigerators and    freezers)

Propane Tank Disposal

Invasive Species, i.e. Garlic Mustard (Waukesha County Recycling link) should be placed in clear plastic bags labeled "Garlic Mustard or Invasive Weed" and put out with your trash for pick up.

Please note that that the Recycling DOES NOT accept styrofoam or styrofoam packing peanuts of any kind. These are not recylable. Other items not allowed include any construction debris,roofing material or  lumber. Please call the information hotline or click on the above link for other information. Thank you for using the recycling center wisely!

Old Tires can be taken to tire dealers  or Waste Management for nominal fee. You may also contact your garbage hauler for a pick-up for a fee.

Scavenging from Recycling bins is illegal - please click here for additional information.


For further information: Please contact the Street Department at 262-780-4609