Clean Sweep / Recycling

Frequently Asked Questions

Dodge County Clean Sweep

Dodge County’s next Clean Sweep will be in 2016.

About The Dodge County Clean Sweep Program:

  • Lowers environmental risks associated with improper disposal of hazardous materials.
  • Provide the public with opportunities to dispose of unwanted pesticides, household products and chemicals for safe and legal disposal before they cause problems.
  • Generally, Dodge County has an agricultural and/or household  Clean Sweep Program every two years.
  • Clean Sweep programs are funded through grant money from Wisconsin’s Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP).
  • Final grant funding determines county program details such as type of program, dates and locations.

Other Area Clean Sweeps – Contact that county for details:

Jefferson County (4 times/year)
  • Call ahead & make appointment.
  • Contact: Sharon Ehrhardt (920) 674-7430 or
  • Household hazardous waste only.
  • Open to Dodge County residents.
  • Dodge County residents can also bring TV’s, computer and appliances (all appliances with cords, Freon or batteries are accepted for FREE – Please no items that contain fuel) to Second and Clyman Street (new location effective December 18, 2014).  This new location is near the Street Department at 811 S First Street in Watertown (Operation hours: every day 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.)
    Please be respectful of the site – put items in containers, to the rear of the container, and don’t block roadways or doorways.
  • 2014-2015 Dates: 2014_2015 Jefferson Co. Clean Sweep (PDF, 2 pages, 678 KB)
  • View website for latest updates:
Brown County – Year Round (Permanent Facility)
  • Call ahead for details.
  • Saturdays, 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Thursdays, 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Open to non-Brown County residents & businesses.
  • Contact: Mark Walter (920) 492-4965 or
  • View website and find out “What do I do with . . .?”
  • Household collection, business by appointment, fee for electronics and latex paint.

Mattress Recycling

City of Watertown does accept mattresses for recycling. There is no charge for City of Watertown and Village of Clyman residents, and a nominal fee for residents of other municipalities.

For More Information:

Collection of used TVs

Best Buy Stores


32” tube or less
Flat Panel-LCD, Plasma, LED 60” or less
Portable TVs

Not Accepted

Console TVs of any size, or tube TVs and monitors larger than 32”
Front Projection (Big Screen)
Rear Projection (DLP)
Exposed Cathode Ray Tubes

Jefferson County

Watertown Recycling Center – 920-674-7430
New location: Second and Clyman Street
Hours of Operation – everyday -7:00 A.M. – 7:00 P.M.
All TVs, Electronics and Appliances with cords are accepted.

Contact Sharon Ehrhardt for information

Glacier Ridge Landfill

$5.25 base rate per unit
Plus ($.32 a pound) or $3.20 for every 10 pounds of the TV

Collection of old tires

Bridgestone Tires4ward Program

Bridge Stone Tires will recycle tires free of you have a group that is doing a cleanup project. For example if a 4-H or Boy Scouts conduct a highway or river cleanup. They will not take tires from residents or businesses at no charge. Since this is a program designed to clean up communities it is possible Bridgestone will accept a Township as a group.

Jefferson County works with Liberty Tire (Don Hacker 920-229-4123) when they conduct Clean Sweep Tire collections. Contact Sharon Ehrhardt for information

Fact Sheets About Clean Sweep

UW-Extension Publications

Fact Sheets About Waste Recycling & Disposal

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