Door County Recycling Guide: What, Where and When to Recycle

Updated April, 2021

Baileys Harbor

Single-stream and scrap-metal recycling, Baileys Harbor Green Site, north of town on Highway 57
Wednesdays: 9 am – 12 pm; Saturdays: 1-4 pm


Town Disposal Site, Orchard View Lane, north of County DK
Tuesdays: 8 am – 12 pm; Saturdays: 8 am – 2 pm

Town of Egg Harbor

  • Village of Egg Harbor Fire Station, Harbor School Road

Third Saturday of the month, 9-10 am 

  • Egg Harbor Town Hall and Fire Station, 5242 Cty I

Third Saturday of the month, 10:30 am – 12 pm

Village of Egg Harbor

4579 Ball Park Road, Egg Harbor
Saturdays: 9 am – 12 pm, all year; Wednesdays: 7-10 am, May 1 – Oct. 31

Town of Gardner

  • Recycling pickup weekly


  • Gibraltar Recycling Center, 3626 Gibraltar Road

First and third Saturdays: 8 am – 12 pm, May – October
First Saturday of the month: 9 am – 12 pm, November – April 

  • Residents may also drop off recycling at Going Garbage, 10564 Old Stage Road, Sister Bay. 

Mondays – Fridays, 8 am – 3 pm; Saturdays, 8 am – 12 pm


Ephraim Recycling Center, 10361 Town Line Drive
Single-stream recycling is available anytime. 

Town of Forestville

The town offers recycling pickup for all dwellings on Wednesdays. 

Village of Forestville

The village offers curbside garbage and recycling pickups every Friday.


Single stream-recycling, Jacksonport Town Hall, 3365 Cty V
Second and fourth Saturdays: 10 am – 12 pm, April – November

Liberty Grove

Drop off recyclables at Going Garbage, 10564 Old Stage Road
Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays: 9 am – 3 p
Saturdays: 8 am – 12 pm


Mondays: curbside recycling pickup north of County C
Wednesdays: curbside recycling pickup south of County C 

Sister Bay

The village contracts with Going Garbage to provide residential and commercial garbage and recycling collection.

City of Sturgeon Bay

The city offers curbside recycling pickup every other week. 

Town of Sturgeon Bay

Residents must contract for private recycling pickup or drop-off.

Town of Union

Curbside recycling pickup. 

Washington Island

Washington Island Landfill, 1076 Gunnlaugsson Road
Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays: 8 am – 3 p
Fridays, after Memorial Day to Columbus Day: 8 am – 3 pm

Door County Electronic and Hazardous Waste Recycling 

Brown County Household Hazardous Waste Facility, 2561 S. Broadway, Green Bay, 920.492.4950

Residential electronics are accepted Thursdays, 12-6 pm; and Saturdays, 8 am – 2 pm. Business materials are accepted by appointment only. Accepted materials include paint, solvents, acids, cleaning products, fluorescent lights, ballast, antifreeze, batteries, pool chemicals and more.

Going Garbage

10564 Old Stage Road, Sister Bay, 920.854.2114
Scrap metal, used motor oil, cell phones and rechargeable batteries are accepted with no fee. Paper, plastic, yard waste, Freon units (from air conditioners, refrigerators and the like), appliances, fluorescent bulbs, empty propane tanks, lead acid batteries, tires and e-waste are all accepted for a fee.

Lamp Recyclers 

3055 Holmgren Way, Green Bay, 920.403.1166 or 800.558.1166

Collects fluorescent lamps, bulbs, holiday lights, ballasts, batteries, mercury, medical waste, televisions, appliances and other items.

Little Hoppers

1509 Division Road, Sturgeon Bay, 920.746.7434
Pays for metal, including cars. Also accepts recycling, asphalt shingles, drywall, unpainted wood, e-waste, garbage, appliances, fluorescent bulbs, tires, ink cartridges, cell phones, car batteries, ballast, air conditioners and holiday lights.

Door County Habitat for Humanity ReStore

410 N. 14th Ave., Sturgeon Bay, 920.743.2869
Drop off items Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10 am – 4 pm.


Collects cell phones, batteries and chargers.

Pack and Ship Plus

623 N. 8th Ave., Sturgeon Bay, 920.746.9596
Collects bubble wrap, packing peanuts, Styrofoam sheets and Styrofoam coolers.


1471 Egg Harbor Road, Sturgeon Bay, 920.746.1794
Collects car batteries and used oil.


If you have nonbedding furniture that’s in good condition or can be easily repaired, consider donating it to Habitat for Humanity, Bargains Unlimited, Goodwill Industries or the Salvation Army, or contact area churches.

Door County Public Health Department

Collects medical waste, sharps, and old or unwanted medications.

Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors
Most smoke detectors contain a small amount of Americium 241, a radioactive material that must be disposed of properly. First Alert makes the majority of smoke detectors sold in the U.S., so the company will recycle them if you return them at your expense and include a $1 disposal fee. 

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