Location and Office Hours

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

Recycling Drop Off Hours
Monday - Friday
6:00am - 4:30pm
Saturdays Closed Until Further Notice
(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 Program Flyer
Ag Plastic Bags Program
Ag Plastics Program Updates


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.


Closed for Thanksgiving
Thursday, November 26th &
Friday November 27th


In response to Governor Evers
“Safer at Home” order Effective 03/25/2020
Pierce County Buildings will be temporarily closed to the public.  If essential services are needed, please contact that department as listed below.

Public Health 273-6755 Register in Probate 273-6752
Human Services 273-6766 Register of Deeds 273-6748
ADRC 273-6780 Land Management 273-6746
Sheriff 273-5051 / 911 Land Conservation 273-6763
Emergency Management 273-6751 Solid Waste 273-3092
Clerk of Court 273-6741 Treasurer 273-6743
Veterans Services 273-6753 Highway 273-5096
District Attorney 273-6750 County Clerk 273-6744

Recycling Roll-off New Site Added; Town of Oak Grove
For the convenience of the Pierce County residents, we have just placed one (1) Recycling Roll-off Split Box at the Town of Oak Grove Town Hall/Polling Place, N4939 1100th Street, Prescott WI.

Tire Price Increase Effective Immediately

Gift Wrapping Paper & Greeting Cards

Holiday Tips


Please help us evaluate our services by participating in the
Pierce County Solid Waste Program Survey

Recycling Facility Operation Video