Landfills in the Janesville area
Sanitary Landfill (accepts garbage and demolition debris)
This landfill serves residential, commercial and industrial customers in Janesville and throughout Rock County. You can drop off general wastes at this site, along with special wastes, including:
- Car batteries
- Motor oil
Fees vary by vehicle dropping off or $35 per ton. Call 755-3110 for more information.
Demolition Landfill (yard wastes and demolition debris)
This landfill is located just west of the Sanitary Landfill off Bridge Road just east of Highway 51. Debris such as lumber, concrete, asphalt and yard debris can be dropped off here. Fees for residents are $5.50 per cubic yard (as of Jan., 2015). More information.
E-waste disposal in Wisconsin
By state law, e-waste must be properly recycled and can’t be mixed in with the general waste stream. There are many options when it comes to proper disposal of e-waste in the Janesville area. Here are a few:
- Janesville Recycling Center (340 Blackbridge Road, Janesville; phone: 756-0001) - accepts most electronic devices for a small fee, approximately $0.35/pound.
- URT Processing (2535 Beloit Avenue, Janesville; phone: 754-3400) - accepts most electronic devices. The fees will vary depending on the size and specific device. Call for more info.
- Alter Metal Recycling (1753 Beloit Avenue, Janesville; phone: 756-2555) Fees may apply.
- Best Buy (2850 Deerfield Drive, Janesville; phone: 758-2156) - accepts a variety of materials and electronics for recycling, including TVs, DVD players, computer monitors, cell phones, and more. Residents can bring up to two items a day, per household, and most items are completely free. However, there is a $10 fee for TVs 32" and under, CRTs, monitors, and laptops. However, when you pay this $10 fee, you are given a $10 Best Buy gift card for future purchases.