Seal of Dane County County of Dane
Dane County Department of Waste & Renewables

Rates & Payment

Payment Method

We accept Visa or Mastercard at our scale house and Clean Sweep. Cash is not accepted.

Dane County Landfill Tip Fees and Recycling Rates


General Garbage
or Construction Waste

Tires (No Rims) Clean Shingles (Only Asphalt Shingles, Nails, & Tar Paper) Clean Brush, Logs & Branches Wood Chips
Rate ($/ton)
>2,000 lbs (>1 ton) $50.00 $200.00 $48.00 $40.00 $25.00
Rate (Flat Fee)
0 - 500 lbs $12.50 N/A* $12.00 $10.00 $6.25
501 - 1000 lbs $25.00 N/A* $24.00 $20.00 $12.50
1001 - 1500 lbs $37.50 N/A* $36.00 $30.00 $18.75
1501 - 2000 lbs $50.00 N/A* $48.00 $40.00 $25.00

* Tires under a ton are 10 cents a pound.

Clean Sweep Fees 

  Dane County Households & Farms** Businesses** Out of County Households and Farms
Hazardous Waste (per trip) $10.00* Varies - By Appointment Only $75.00
Television or Computer Monitor (each) $15.00 Not accepted Not accepted
Microwave Oven (each) $10.00 Not accepted Not accepted

*We reserve the right to impose additional fees for large quantities of materials or loads from multiple households. Ag-related waste from farms subsidized 100%.

**Businesses and farms must schedule an appointment prior to drop-off.  Customers with large loads also encouraged to set up an appointment.  Final costs for businesses/Very Small Quantity Generators (VSQGs) will depend on materials and weights. Estimate your disposal costs with our VSQG Application.