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 and safety procedures:
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:
Asbestos will only be accepted at the County's Rodefeld Landfill, 7102 U.S. Highway 12 & 18, Madison,Wisconsin, between 7:00 A.M. and 1:00 P.M. on the first Wednesday of each month.
|Quantity||General Garbage||Construction for Recycling||Tires (No Rims)**||Clean Shingles (Only Asphalt Shingles, Nails, & Tar Paper)||Clean Brush, Logs & Branches||Wood Chips|
|>2,000 lbs (>1 ton)||$52.00||$52.00||$225.00||$50.00||$40.00||$25.00|
|Rate (Flat Fee)|
|0 - 500 lbs||$13.00||$13.00||N/A*||$12.50||$10.00||$6.25|
|501 - 1000 lbs||$26.00||$26.00||N/A*||$25.00||$20.00||$12.50|
|1001 - 1500 lbs||$39.00||$39.00||N/A*||$37.50||$30.00||$18.75|
|1501 - 2000 lbs||$52.00||$52.00||N/A*||$50.00||$40.00||$25.00|
* Tires under a ton are 11 cents a pound. (Updated January 2022.)
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.