What type of material can go in a dumpster?

There are a lot of items banned from the landfill. In some cases we can make special arrangements for clean concrete or organic waste loads. For a more complete list of items not accepted please visit our Order A Dumpster page or see the Dane County Landfill listing.

  • Grass, leaves, and brush
  • Oil and¬†chemicals
  • Paint (empty cans are accepted with their lids removed)
  • Larger appliances
  • Fluorescent bulbs and fixtures
  • Batteries
  • Hazardous and infectious materials, including their containers
  • 55 gallon barrels and drums
  • Computers and TVs
  • Electronics, including printers, VCRs, DVD players
  • Recyclables (State laws require everyone recycle.¬†Contact your local recycling office for specifics.)
  • Asphalt shingles