Manitowoc County

Recycling Center

 

3000 Basswood Rd. Manitowoc, WI 54220
Phone: (920) 683-4333
Main Office Hours: Mon-Fri: 7am to 4pm,
Sat: 8am to Noon (April through October only)

 

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3000 Basswood Rd. Manitowoc, WI 54220
Phone: (920) 683-4333


Main Office Hours:
Mon-Fri: 7am to 4pm,
Sat: 8am to Noon (April through October only)

Electronics are only accepted during the main office hours.

 

Drop Off Sites

The Manitowoc Recycling Center maintains a residential drop off area.  This site is intended for use by all county residents. There is no trash or garbage drop off at this location.  Contact a local hauler or the Ridgeview Landfill for disposal of trash.  Different municipal drop off sites may be more accessible to you depending on the city, township or village you are from. 


Location:

Hours:

Manitowoc County Materials Recovery Facility
3000 Basswood Rd.
PO Box 351
Manitowoc, WI 54220
Monday - Friday: 7:00 - 4:00
Saturday: 8:00 - Noon
Sunday: Closed
The main office is closed on Saturdays from November 1 through March 31.

Compost Site Details

Guidelines

General Drop Site Guidelines:
- Place your recyclables in the bunker or receptacle labeled for that material. 
- Remove any plastic bags or strings and take them home with you to place in your trash. 
- Do not place nonacceptable items in the bunkers or receptacles. 
- Do not place materials outside receptacles on the ground. 
- Large loads of cardboard, paper or plastic can be placed on appropriate pile on the tipping floor.
- Use caution driving through the drop site and on the tipping floor.

Plastic - Check for a neck we only accept #1 and #2 bottles.  Remove the caps and rings when possible and rinse and flatten.  Removed labels only if easy to do so. No tub shaped containers or bottles that contained oil or pesticide (even if rinsed).  No plastic wraps, films, bags, trays, pails, packaging peanuts, styrofoam, or any other non bottle shaped item. Please do not tie milk jugs together or tie in plastic bags.

Cartons - Cartons include shelf stable and refrigerated containers for wine, milk, juice, cream, soy milk, soup, and egg substitutes.  Cartons are made from paper, plastic and aluminum and are highly recyclable. Drop off cartons with the with the plastic bottles.  They should be emptied and flattened.

 

Glass Bottles- Any color glass bottle or jar can be recycled.  Put into designated bunker.  No lids, caps or rings. Rinse out and remove labels if easy to do so. No window glass, light bulbs, clay, ceramics, drinking glasses or ovenware.
Cans - Tin, steel, and bi-metal. Coated cans, foil and pie tins are ok. Remove labels if possible. Clean well and flatten. 
Cardboard - Should be clean, dry and flattened.  No cardboard coated with wax, tin, or plastic.
Paper - Includes newspapers, junk mail, magazines, computer paper, books with metal or plastic binding removed etc.. Paper should be clean and dry.  No soiled paper, construction paper, paper coasted with tinfoil or glitter, glues colored with crayons or markers, or plastic/foil wrapping paper.
Municipal Drop Off Sites
All municipalities listed below recycle cardboard, paper, glass, cans and plastic.  Additional services are listed.  Contact them for details.  Click here for a flier listing Municipal Drop Off Sites in Manitowoc County
 
City of Manitowoc
686-6959
Curbside pickup by a contracted hauler.
Motor oil drop off site: Manitowoc City Fire Dept, 911 Franklin St.
 
City of Two Rivers
793-5523
Curbside pickup by a contracted hauler.
Motor oil drop off site: Two Rivers DPW Garage, 1415 Lake St.
 
City of Kiel
894-2909
Curbside pickup by a contracted hauler.
 
Town of Cato
Meier Lane 775-4741
Tires accepted.
Hours: Sat. 8am-2 pm.
 
Town of Centerville
6532 Carstens Lake Road
758-3202
Free magazine rack, waste oil, appliances and furniture.
Hours: Sat. 8am-4pm.
 
Town of Cooperstown
863-3261
Curbside pick-up by contracted hauler on Mondays.
 
Town of Eaton
21333 Hwy C
773-2644
Furniture, waste oil. Hours: Sat. 9am-2pm.
 
Town of Franklin
6207 Ridgeview Landfill
Hampton Lake Road, Whitelaw.
732-3337
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 7am-3pm; Sat. 7am-2pm.
 
Town of Gibson
13810 Jambo Creek Road
755-4744
Iron box on site. Hours: Sat. 10am-2pm.
 
Town of Kossuth
8732 Stone Road
732-3772
Motor oil, tires, iron box on site, building material box.
Sat. 7:30am-3:30pm; Wed. 1:30pm-5:30pm.
 
Town of Liberty
12414 Rusch Road
775-4496
Furniture. Hours: Sat. 8am-2pm.
 
Town of Manitowoc
682-5363
Curbside pick-up by contracted hauler.
 
Town of Manitowoc Rapids
8624 Cty. JJ 682-3300
Located at the Town Shop.
Sat. 8am-1pm
 
Town of Maple Grove
10435 Marquette Road
754-4874
Animal bedding, iron box, waste oil.
Hours: 9am-4 pm. March to Oct: 1st and 3rd Sat, Nov to Feb: 1st Sat.
 
Town of Meeme
15318 Cty X 693-3441
Animal bedding, waste oil.
Hours: Sat. 9am-4pm.
 
Town of Mishicot
East of Mishicot on Cty V
755-2681
Iron box on site.
Hours: Every other Sat. 8:30am-2pm.
 
Town of Newton
6532 Carstens Lake Road
758-3202
Free magazine rack, waste oil, appliances and furniture.
Hours: Sat. 8am-4pm.
 
Town of Rockland
Oakwood & Boxwood Rd
772-4474
Waste oil, yard waste, tire collection event.
1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th Sat. 9am-1pm, closed on a 5th Sat.
 
Town of Schleswig
16326 Little Elkhart Lake Rd
894-2483
Furniture, electronics, tire collection event.
Hours: Sat. 9am-4 pm.
1st week in June through Sept. hours also open Wed. 12-4pm.
 
Town of Two Creeks
Cty. V, 1 mile West of Hwy 42
755-2221
Animal bedding, Tires once a year.
Hours: Every other Sat. 8:30am-2pm.
 
Town of Two Rivers
7055 Tannery Road
682-8677
Animal Bedding, egg cartons, Styrofoam peanuts, waste oil.
Freon appliance and tire collection events.
Hours: Wed. 2-6pm; Sat. 8am-2pm.
 
Village of Cleveland
693-8181
Curbside pick-up by contracted hauler on Mondays.
 
Village of Mishicot
755-2525
Picked up every Wed.
Contact Village Hall for information.
 
Village of Whitelaw
N. Hickory Street
732-3239
Brush accepted in Oct and April.
2nd and 4th Sat 10am-1pm.
Gates open 8:30am - 3:30pm.
 
Village of Kellnersville
732-3016
Curbside pick-up by contracted hauler.
 
Village of Valders
409 W. Wilson Street
775-4522
Animal bedding, waste oil, appliances.
Hours: Wed. 4pm-6pm; Sat. 8am-Noon.
 
Village of Francis Creek
8732 Stone Road
732-3772
Motor oil, tires, Iron box on site, building material box.
Sat. 7:30am-3:30pm; Wed. 1:30pm-5:30pm.
 
Village of Reedsville
754-4371
Curbside pick-up by contracted hauler on Fridays.
 
Village of Maribel
863-8913
Curbside pick-up: 2nd & 4th Thursday.
 
Village of St. Nazianz
773-2471
Curbside pick-up.
1st & 3rd Tuesday.




 

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