Spring Large Item Pickup replaced by drop-off event.

The Mayor’s Neighbor to Neighbor committee is partnering for the 6th consecutive year with a local non-profits and recyclers to offer residents a way to dispose of unwanted items. This Clean It Up Wausau event will replace the Spring large item pickup which was removed from the City of Wausau budget for 2015.


The City of Wausau Large Item Pickup has been replaced with a drop off event: April 17-18, 2015

On Friday and Saturday, April 17 and 18, 2015, Wausau residents will be able to drop off items at 105 E Chellis St, adjacent to the Yard Waste site. The hours for the event will be 9am to 5pm both days. Please be prepared to show proof of city of Wausau residency. If you have any questions about the event call the City of Wausau Public Works department at 715-261-6960 or the Mayor’s office at 715-261-6800. More details on the event. . 

Items not accepted at Clean It Up Wausau include:

Light bulbs, batteries, paint, chemicals, remodeling waste, roofing materials, waste oil, fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides or medication will not be accepted at the clean up.
Medication can be dropped off at the Wausau Police Department.

For information on how to dispose of other unacceptable items please call the Marathon County Solid Waste Department at 877-270-3989.

There is a charge for recycling electronics and items containing compressed refrigerant (freon)

TVs and computer monitors: 40¢ per pound

All other electronics (anything with a cord): 30¢ per pound
Dehumidifier $15
Refrigerator/Freezer $15
Charge for tires:
Up to 15” $2
16” to 20” $5
Over 20” $10

Free disposal:
Snow blowers
Washers & Dryers
Scrap Metal