La Crosse County operates approximately a 52-acre municipal solid waste landfill which includes disposal areas for the following: solid waste, construction and demolition, special waste, Biopile remediation, and asbestos.
Businesses may the use the disposal site with the purchase of a permit. Information on Permits. Acceptable
Items for Recycling or Diversion listed below do not require the purchase of a permit. Detailed Information on Pricing and Facility.
Detailed List of Waste Acceptability Guidelines.
Utilization or the facility requires adherence to County Ordinance Chapter 15 and applicable Policies.
For a list of the county ordinances and policies for Chapter 15 visit: La Crosse County Ordinances
Acceptable Waste Items
- Household Garbage: Bagged waste, paper, food waste, etc.
- Large, bulky Items: Furniture, vacuums, hot tubs etc.
- Demolition/Construction Debris: Drywall, doors, windows, sinks, toilets, tubs, roofing, bricks, carpets, flooring, etc.
Unacceptable items disposed of in Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) or Demolition areas that will have an additional fee:
- Tires (Large volumes should be disposed of in the tire bunker)
- Appliances (Air conditioners, stoves, microwaves, etc.)
Acceptable Items for Recycling or Diversion (No permit required)
- Cardboard and Mixed Paper
- Comingled Recyclable Plastics
- Metal and Metal Appliances (Washers, Dryers, tin etc.)
- Freon Items (air conditioners, dehumidifiers, refrigerators and freezers)
- Mattresses and Box Springs
- Yard Waste (Grass, leaves, household plants-paper biodegradable bags ONLY)
- Brush and clean wood (Brush, limbs, stumps less than 18” in diameter, pallets, untreated, unpainted, unstained wood)
- Stumps Over 18” in Diameter
- Wood Chips
- Shingles (Asphalt shingles only, must be free of other wastes. Tarpaper and nails ok)
- Clean Fill (Gravel, sand, dirt, and landscaping rock ONLY)
- Clean Concrete: (Must be chunk concrete from sidewalks, flooring, etc.)
- Clean Blacktop: (Must be chunk blacktop)
Materials which cannot be disposed in Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) or Demolition areas:
- Liquid wastes
- Septic tank wastes
- Toxic and hazardous wastes (by definition)
- Materials already separated out for recycling
Business information for utilizing the Household Hazardous Materials Facility
Questions regarding Special Waste or Asbestos disposal?