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Facility Location and Hours


6500 State Road 16
La Crosse, WI  54601

Landfill Summer Hours
Mon-Fri: 6:30 AM to 4:30 PM
April through October

Landfill Winter Hours
Mon-Fri: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
November through March

Citizens Drop-Off Site Hours
See landfill hours above

Saturday Summer schedule 
1st & 3rd Saturdays of the month
April through October*
9:00 AM — Noon
*Except the 4th of July

Household Hazardous Facility Hours




Frequently Asked Questions


1. Where are you located?
2. I am not a resident of La Crosse County; can I still bring items to the landfill?
3. Do the Household Hazardous Materials Facility and the Landfill have different hours?
4. How much does it cost to drop things off at the Landfill?
5. Is there anything I cannot bring to the Household Hazardous Materials Facility or the Landfill?
6. How much does it cost to drop off refrigerators or air conditioners?
7. I have problems with my trash collection, who should I talk to about that?
8. What do I do with paint if it is dried?
9. Can I bring batteries to the Household Hazardous Materials Facility?




Q: Where are you located?

A: 6500 State Road 16 Onalaska, WI The HHM facility is located at the La Crosse County Landfill Complex. Both the landfill and the HHM facility are located on State Road 16 north of Woodman's towards West Salem. Facility is approximately 1/2 mile East of Interstate 90.



Q: I am not a resident of La Crosse County; can I still bring items to the landfill?

A: Yes, anyone may use the landfill side at no extra charge. However, citizens who are not residents of La Crosse County must pay to drop off Household Hazardous Materials and should call to make an appointment.



Q: Do the Household Hazardous Materials Facility and the Landfill have different hours?

A: Yes, for a list of hours for the Household Hazardous Materials Facility click here. For a list of hours for the Landfill click here.



Q: How much does it cost to drop things off at the Landfill?

A: For citizens, the flat rate fee system applies to MOST items. For more details click here. For businesses, including landlords, waste must be weighed in. For more details click here.



Q: Is there anything I cannot bring to the Household Hazardous Materials Facility or the Landfill?

A: We do not accept any forms of explosives, ammunition, radioactive materials, heat or shock sensitive materials (like picric acid).



Q: How much does it cost to drop off refrigerators or air conditioners?

A: Each Freon item has a $20 charge to drop off. This fee would be in addition to any other waste you may be dropping off.



Q: I have problems with my trash collection, who should I talk to about that?

A: You should contact your respective city offices. You can find links to their websites on our home page. Here.



Q: What do I do with paint if it is dried?

A: Dried paint can be disposed of in your regular garbage.



Q: Can I bring batteries to the Household Hazardous Materials Facility?

A: The Household Hazardous Materials Facility accepts lithium and rechargeable batteries (Such as those in your laptop, cell phone, or vehicle). Alkaline batteries (such as those in your TV remote control) can be disposed of in your regular garbage.





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