Recycling Center and Trash Information
Recycling Center Hours
3711 S. Casper Drive (just past City Hall- look for the yellow gate and sign)
April 2, 2019 to December 1, 2019
Tuesdays 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Thursdays 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturdays 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Closed July 4th in observance of Independence Day
Closed for Thanksgiving November 28, 2019
December 2, 2018 to April 1, 2019
Saturdays ONLY: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Closed Major Holidays
Importance of testing for radon
What goes in my recycling container - Short You Tube from Waukesha County Recycling
Anti-freeze (used), appliances (stoves, refrigerators, washers, dryers, microwaves, dehumidifiers, water heaters etc ), car batteries, yard waste (including grass clippings!), cans, cardboard (must be flattened and under 4’ by 3’), dirt and sod, glass (no windows or mirrors), bottles, paper, motor oil (used), plastic (Number 1,2,4,5&7), scrap metal (motors must be drained of gas and oil)
Items Not Accepted
Computers, TVs, electronics, household batteries, propane tanks, carpeting, mattresses, styrofoam, furniture, finished lumber, landscape ties, ashes, rocks, roots, stumps, hazardous materials (paints, cleaners, gas, etc), tires, concrete, cooking oils, construction debris, bricks, windows, mirrors
The Recycling Center has compost, woodchips and firewood available for New Berlin residents at no charge. These items are subject to availability.
Please keep in mind: recycling is an evolving industry, and therefore this information is subject to change.
For information on the items that the recycling center accepts or cannot accept, please download the Recycling Center flyer on the New Berlin website or call the recycling center line at 262-780-4606 or Street Department 262-780-4609.
Please note that mattresses, furniture and other large items are not accepted at the recycling center. Contact your garbage carrier Advanced Disposal at 262-367-6040 for proper disposal.
Propane Tank Disposal Information from Waukesha County Recycling
Attention Contractors: Effective August 1, 2015
Starting August 1, 2015, the recycling center contractor load permit requirements and fees will change.
All contractors must be a New Berlin business. They will be charged a $15 per load dumping fee. All yard waste must be from New Berlin properties. They will be required to sign a form and show proof that their business is located in New Berlin and that the yard waste they are dumping is from New Berlin properties only. Contractors are required to see attendant prior to unloading to have their cards punched for each load.
Any red load cards that have been purchased will be honored until the end of December 2015.
Punch cards can be purchased (cash and check only) for single or multiple loads at:
3805 S Casper Drive
8 to 4:30 Monday through Friday
16550 W National Avenue
7 to 2 Monday through Friday
The Recycling no longer accepts used clothing. Donation boxes are prohibited per municipal code § 275-24
Scavenging from Recycling bins (PDF) is illegal.
For further information please contact the Street Department at 262-780-4609