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

Waste & Recycling Resources

Clean up Dane County and improve our environment! Browse these resources to learn about best practices, community initiatives, and what you can do to help.



  • The best place to discard leftover or expired prescriptions and over-the-counter medicines.

Clean Sweep

  • Dane County's specialized drop-off for hazardous household, agricultural or business materials.

Dane County Recycling & Disposal Directory

  • Locations to recycle in Dane County and surrounding areas.

Madison Stuff Exchange

  • Don't trash it. Exchange it!

Illinois EPA Recycling Guide

  • Try this interactive curbside recycling guide.

City of Madison's One Page Recycling Guide

  • What you need to know about recycling in Madison, on one page.

City of Fitchburg's Recycling Resources

  • Try out their recycling search tool.

 Zero Waste Resource Map

  • Check out Green Life Trading Company's map to find Madison's bulk groceries, shoe repairs, and more!