Recycling Yard Information

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Who Can Use the Yard
  • The Recycling Yard is open to all owner/occupants of residences which receive an individual property tax bill issued by the City of Oak Creek.
  • Occupants of Manufactured home parks that have private garbage pickup may use the recycling yard for disposal of yard waste only.
  • No contractor vehicles will be allowed into the yard.
720 W. Puetz Road, Oak Creek, WI 
Tuesday, Friday, & Saturday from 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Extended hours, Tuesdays 8:00 am - 8:00 pm, April through September
Closed 2019 Holidays (January 1, April 19 & 20, November 29 & 30, December 24 & 31)
Disposal Fees
 Item Fee 



Appliances with Freon


Tires (no rims)

General Information
  • No items may exceed 4 feet in length except for branches, furniture, appliances and metals.
  • No contractor vehicles will be allowed into the yard.
  • Have your driver's license ready.
  • Children and pets must remain in your vehicle at all times.
  • No loitering or scavenging.
  • Gasoline engines of any type must be free of gasoline and oil.
Inclement Weather
During times of snow and inclement weather the yard may be closed, call 414-570-5682 to check the status.
Acceptable Items
  • Anti-Freeze
  • Appliances - Doors must be removed from refrigerator & freezers
  • Asphalt
  • Batteries
  • Bicycles
  • Brush
  • Cardboard
  • Carpeting and Padding – roll widths NO greater than 4’
  • Computer Items
  • Concrete
  • Construction Material (lumber, drywall, doors, windows, flooring, fixtures)
  • Dirt
  • Drain Oil
  • Fluorescent Tubes
  • Furniture
  • General Garbage
  • Lawn Mowers
  • Leaves
  • Mattresses
  • Metal
  • Paper
  • Propane Tanks
  • Recyclables (Co-mingled aluminum cans, metal food cans, glass bottles & jars, plastics #1
  • through #7)
  • Snow Blowers
  • Sod
  • Stumps
  • Televisions
  • Tires - Tires must be removed from rims
  • Vehicular Salvage (exhaust systems, tune-up parts, shock absorbers, lights, rims)
Unacceptable Items
Oak Creek Recycling Yard USAgain Bin

USAgain now has a bin located at the Oak Creek Recycling Yard for collection of usable textiles (see chart above).

  • The City does not pick up leaves curbside.
  • Leaves may not be placed in the streets, alleys or sidewalk areas.
  • Residents may dispose of their leaves at the recycling yard.
  • Mulch is often available for free pickup at the recycling yard.
  • Residents may call to be put on a list to have mulch delivered to their homes for $25 a load (4-5 yards).