Waste Disposal Guidelines
Recycling Hotline: 232-5383
Appliances, Metal and Large Items
The city will pick up appliances and large pieces of metal at the curb if the appropriate fee is paid before pick-up is scheduled.
- $23.00 per Appliance
- $13.00 Metal
- $15.00 Large Item Pick-up. This includes items such as the following:
Couches, upholstered furniture, kitchen tables, desks, box springs, mattresses or objects larger than three feet by three feet by three feet. Carpeting that does not fit in your garbage cart must be prepared properly (cut in 4 foot lengths and bundled, no heavier than 50# per bundle at $15.00 per bundle.
Fees must be pre-paid at: City Hall, Collections Department, 215 Church Ave.
The Winnebago County Landfill also accepts these items for a small fee. Any items taken to the Winnebago County Landfill must have a tarp covering them. Winnebago County Landfill can be reached at 232-1800.
Sadoff Iron and Metal Industries will also accept steel. (Phone number found in local phone directory)
Batteries must be recycled. Please contact Batteries Plus: Phone number found in local phone directory or the Winnebago County Landfill: 232-1800
Used Vehicle Oil
Used motor oil must be recycled. Used oil may not be poured down the sewer grate in the street or on the ground. Empty oil bottles must be placed in the garbage, not in a recycling bag or container. Used Motor Oil can be taken to the following locations free of charge: Yardwaste/Used Motor Oil Drop-Off Center at 639 Witzel Ave., Winnebago County Landfill, or at either of the Valvoline Instant Oil Change stores located in Oshkosh.
Tires will not be picked up at your curb. Tires may be recycled at the Winnebago County Landfill (232-1800).
Any items taken to the Winnebago County Landfill must have a tarp covering them.
Paint (Latex Only)
Latex Paint is considered garbage, but must be completely dried out, then can be put out on the curb for pickup. Paint cans must be dried out in a well ventilated area (outside). You may also add sand or kitty litter to the paint to help dry the paint out quicker. Spray paint cans are considered garbage and can be put with your normal garbage. Oil base paint must be taken to the Winnebago County Landfill, which can be reached at (920) 232-1800.
Anti-freeze can now be recycled at the Winnebago County Landfill (232-1800).
Fluorescent bulbs must be recycled. Please call the Winnebago County Landfill for information (232-1800)