City Of Milwaukee Self Service Center

The City of Milwaukee operates two specialized self-help centers dedicated to the safe recycling and disposal of a diverse range of residential refuse. The self-help centers are committed to assisting residents in recycling their personal refuse items. These service centers are strategically located at two designated places. Connect directly with a customer service executive by calling 414-286-2489.

Service Request

Residents can submit a service request to the self-service center for the collection and disposal of waste items.

Call the Drop-off Center

The self-service center enables residents to call at (414) 286-8282 to seek all necessary assistance regarding drop-off locations.

City of Milwaukee Address

For South Milwaukee

3879 W Lincoln Avenue

For North Milwaukee

6660 N Industrial Road (must Enter Industrial Road from Mill Road)

City of Milwaukee Self-Help Center Hours

Tuesday Through Sunday from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Winter Hours are Open Tuesday Through Saturday, from 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

What Kind of Waste and Refuse Is Accepted at the City of Milwaukee Self-Service Center?

The Milwaukee Self-Service Center accepts waste material under three categories, including:

Recycled Material

Items like Antifreeze, Appliances, Asphalt Shingles, Car batteries, Concrete, Cooking oil, etc.


Materials such as Brush and branches, Grass clippings, Garden debris, Leaves, and Logs.

Landfilled Material

Acceptance of materials like garbage, old furniture, and mattresses.

City of Milwaukee Self-Support Service Center Benefits/Services

For additional support, contact the center at 414-286-2489. The City of Milwaukee Self-Service Center offers a range of services related to recycling, curbside collection, drop-off yard and food waste, garbage, etc.


The center provides various recycling programs, including food and yard basics, composting at home, fall leaf collection, and more.

Curbside Collection

Recyclables are collected throughout various cities in Milwaukee. Construction waste and bulky items are collected for an additional fee and follow different rules. Seasonal collections are made for brush and leaves.

Drop-Off Centers

These centers are designed for the safe disposal and recycling of residential water for certain fees.

Drop-Off Center Locations


3879 W Lincoln Avenue


6660 N Industrial Road (must Enter Industrial Road from Mill Road)


Open Tuesday Through Sunday, 7:00 a.m. Through 3:00 p.m.


Open Tuesday Through Saturday, 7:00 a.m. Through 3:00 p.m.

Milwaukee Self-Help Centers

"3879 W Lincoln Ave, MilwaUKee, WI 53215, United States"
Monday to Sunday 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

City of Milwaukee Self-Service Center Restrictions

The self-center facility is available for City of Milwaukee residents and property owners. For address verification, a property tax bill or recent utility bill can be used. The restrictions at the self-center include the following items:
  • Box trucks over 16 feet in length are not allowed
  • Trailers over 16 feet in length
  • Dual rear-axles
  • Flatbed, utility, dump, or semi-trucks
  • Vehicles containing non-verifiable contents
  • Loads that are not safely contained or secured or large
  • Trailers which cannot maneuver easily throughout the yard
  • Box trucks where the load cannot be fully inspected

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