Recycling and Waste Disposal

Drop-off Site Locations and Site Information

Recycling sites are open for residential recycling only. No business-generated material accepted. Businesses must contract with a waste hauler for this service. All recycling activities (except Webb Lake, Midtown and town/village contracts) are operated by Recycling Control Commission through NW Regional Planning Commission, 715-635-2197

Burnett County operates a joint recycling program with Washburn County-Recycling Control Commission. With this cooperation, residents may utilize any of the recycling sites in Burnett or Washburn Counties. Any residency restrictions that may be enforced are for garbage or yard waste and not for recycling. 

Recycling Waste Management Guide updated 2019 (PDF)

Burnett Washburn Recycle Locations updated September 2018 (PDF)

Check us out on Facebook at Recycling Control Commission for all the latest recycling news and information.

Disposal Information and Locations

  • Oakland Transfer Station (for use by residents in the Towns of Union, Oakland and Swiss) - located on 28558 French Road in the Town of Oakland; permits and fees are required.
  • Webb Lake (Town of Webb Lake residents only) - located on Frog Lake Road; permits and fees are required.
  • Allied Waste Midtown Road Transfer Station (Town of Meenon) - 715-866-4835; anyone in Burnett County may use this facility.

Oakland Transfer Station (Residents of Union, Oakland and Swiss only)

April 1 through September 30:

  • Wednesday 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
  • Saturday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Sunday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

October 1 through March 31:

  • Saturday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • Sunday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Webb Lake (Residents of Webb Lake only)

April 1 through October 31:

  • Saturday 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
  • Sunday noon to  4:00 pm
  • Holidays as posted.

November 1 through March 31:

  • Wednesday noon to 3:00 pm
  • Sunday noon to  4:00 pm
  • Holidays as posted.

Recycle Center is located on Frog Lake Road, just off Namekagon Trail. More info can be found on the Town of Webb Lake website.

Republic Services Webster Transfer Station (located on Midtown Road just north of the Burnett County Airport in the Town of Meenon; open to anyone)

715-866-4835

Hours and Rates (PDF) 

Summer hours beginning April 1:

  • Tuesday and Wednesday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
  • 2nd Saturday of the month 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • 4th Saturday (May, June, July) 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
  • Closed for lunch 12:30 to 1:00 pm
  • Now accepting eWaste (electronic waste goods.)

Winter hours beginning December 1:

  • Closed: Sunday, Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
  • Open: Tuesday, Wednesday 8 am to 4 pm (Closed for lunch 12:30 to 1:00 pm)
  • Bag rate $5 per bag.

Village Service

Curb-side trash pickup is provided in the Villages of Grantsburg, Siren and Webster.

The Village of Siren has a brush dump for leaves, brush, etc. located off of Nyberg Road. This service is for residents only.

The Village of Grantsburg has a brush dump for leaves, brush, etc. located on Gary Street. This service is for residents only.