Location and Office Hours

707 N. Maple Street
PO Box 118
Ellsworth, WI 54011

Recycling Drop Off Hours
Monday - Friday
6:00am - 4:30pm
1st & 3rd Saturdays
8:00am - Noon
(Closed Holidays)

Phone: 715.273.3092
Fax: 715.273.6867

Staff Contacts

Steve Melstrom - EXT 6849

MRF Supervisor
David Murphy - EXT 7402

Office Specialist
Darlene Dailey - EXT 7401




Recycling Guide
Cartons Accepted
#5 Plastic Accepted
Ag & Silage Plastic Recycling


Foam Insulation Cylinders Not Accepted




Solid Waste / Recycling


Duties: Manage the Solid Waste, Recycling, and Clean Sweep programs. Waste hauler licensing, investigate illegal burning and dumping complaints, review and determine approving one-time burial requests, special waste item (appliances, electronics, fluorescent bulbs, and tires) disposal. Provide assistance, information and educational materials on variety of solid waste, recycling, and clean sweep topics.

Mission Statement: It is the mission of the Pierce County Solid Waste Management Board to protect the environment, promote waste reduction and develop a sustainable environment for all of Pierce County.


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Pierce County Solid Waste Program Survey

Recycling Facility Operation Video