Automotive Waste, Gas, and Fuel

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Antifreeze, lead-acid batteries, tires, motor oil, and oil filters are banned by state law from landfills

Antifreeze and oil filters are also accepted as part of the County Clean Sweep program for a fee.

Motor oil and transmission fluid are accepted as part of Clean Sweep at no charge.  Motor oil containers are not recyclable and should be thrown into the trash.

Lead acid batteries (automotive batteries) may be taken to any retailer in Wisconsin who sells them.  This may include some of the stores in the table below.  If you are not buying a battery, you may be charged a recycling fee by the store.  Scrap metal dealers may also accept lead acid batteries, and depending on the market price of lead, may pay you a small fee.

Tires may be taken to retailers who will dispose of them for a fee. Information on those who accept them can be found on the list of retailers who accept automotive waste.

View a list of retailers who accept automotive waste. Contact the retailer to ensure they have room for the material.