COVID-19 Response: The health, safety, and well-being of our employees, customers, vendors, and visitors are of utmost importance. At this time, we are operating our landfill services on a normal schedule. However, all transactions for landfill disposal will need to be made at the self service kiosk at the scale. No cash transactions or entry into the scalehouse will be allowed. If you need to speak with any of our staff, we suggest calling (608) 838-9555 to get your questions answered.
The Dane County Landfill accepts waste from Dane County residents and businesses. We offer dumpsters near the scale house for unloading of small passenger vehicles. Large loads are directed to the active filling area of the landfill for unloading. If you have questions about site navigation or weighing in and out, scale house staff are available to assist you upon arrival. While on-site remember these guidelines:
To conserve airspace, easily recycled or composted items are banned from landfill disposal. Examples include:
To protect the environment, hazardous items are also banned from the landfill. Examples include:
It can be difficult to figure out the best place to dispose of or recycle your unwanted materials. We are continually working to build our database of disposal and recycling resources to help you manage your materials in a responsible and cost efficient manner.