Recycling Center and Trash Information

The Recycling Center remains open at this time. The City of New Berlin recommends that any citizens that utilize the Recycling Center follow "social-distancing" protocols as recommended by the Center for Disease Control.

Recycling Center Hours

3711 S. Casper Drive (just North of City Hall - look for the yellow gate and sign on the left)

Summer Hours

April 2, 2020 to November 28, 2020
Tuesdays: 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Thursdays: 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Saturdays: 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Closed July 4th in observance of Independence Day
Closed for Thanksgiving November 26, 2020

Winters Hours

December 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021
Saturdays ONLY: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Importance of testing for radon

Problems with your residential garbage/recycling pickup?  Please call ADS directly at 262-367-6040

Recurring problems with your residential garbage/recycling pickup?  Contact Melody in the Mayor’s office at 262-797-2441 or

2020 Advanced Disposal Garbage/Recycling Informational Brochure (PDF)

What goes in my recycling container - Short You Tube from Waukesha County Recycling

Accepted Items

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.  Please contact Advanced Disposal at 262-367-6040 for proper disposal.

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.

2020 Recycling Center Information flyer

Waukesha County’s mobile app for recycling and disposal

Propane Tank Disposal Information from Waukesha County Recycling

Recycle Right, Keep Propane Tanks Out of Recycling Containers campaign

Business Recycling Information

Attention ContractorsEffective 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 the attendant prior to unloading to have their cards punched for each load.

Punch cards can be purchased (cash and check only) for single or multiple loads at:

City Hall
3805 S Casper Drive
8 to 4:30 Monday through Friday

Street Department
16550 W National Avenue
7 to 2 Monday through Friday

Yard Waste

Hazardous Material

Licensed Trash Haulers

Electronics Recycling

Medication Disposal

Waukesha County Recycling Containers: Accepted Items (PDF)

The Recycling no longer accepts used clothing. Donation boxes are prohibited per municipal code § 275-24

For further information please contact the Street Department at 262-780-4609