The following materials should be recycled through your municipality’s recycling program.  These products are not hazardous waste and should not be landfilled.

  • Plastic containers #1 and #2 (Call your local municipality to see if Plastics #3 - #7 are accepted for recycling.)
  • Yard waste (grass clippings, branches, etc.)
  • Tires
  • Newspapers/Magazines
  • Corrugated cardboard
  • Office paper
  • Clean glass bottles and jars
  • Clean aluminum containers
  • Clean steel containers
  • Clean bi-metal steel/aluminum containers

Building and Construction Materials:

Clean brick, building stone, concrete and asphalt can be stock piled for crushing and re-use in future building projects.  Clean, untreated wood can be recycled or chipped for mulch or ground cover.

Azarian Wrecking, 9631 Charles Street, Sturtevant,
262-637-4153.  Accepts clean brick and concrete.  There is a fee depending upon the size of the load.

Habitat for Humanity ReStores.  This store accepts a variety of building and remodeling materials, including latex paint, as well as appliances.  Call in advance to see if your donation will be accepted and to make arrangements for delivery or pickup.  

  • Milwaukee, 420 South First Street, 414-257-9078
  • Wauwatosa, 3015 North 114th Street, 414-257-9078, Tuesday – Friday, 10am-6pm, Saturday, 10am-4pm,
  • Racine, 2302 DeKoven Avenue, Racine, 262-898-2929, Tuesday & Thursday, 10am – 4pm, Saturday, 10 am – 4pm.