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
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 HoursTuesday 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:
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.
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.
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.
These centers are designed for the safe disposal and recycling of residential water for certain fees.
Drop-Off Center Locations
South3879 W Lincoln Avenue
North6660 N Industrial Road (must Enter Industrial Road from Mill Road)
SummerOpen Tuesday Through Sunday, 7:00 a.m. Through 3:00 p.m.
WinterOpen 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"414-286-2489Monday 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