Wood County, Wisconsin

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Clean Sweep

The annual Wood County Clean Sweep will take place on Saturday, September 9, 2023 at Saratoga Town Hall, 1120 State Hwy 73, Wisconsin Rapids, WI.

Collection time is 8:00am – 12:00pm.

Note: Latex Paint is not recyclable. Dry it, and put in regular garbage.

Year-round Recycling Options:

Medication Collection

Check out our informative video on the Medication Disposal program!

Permanent drug drop boxes are a convenient way to safely dispose of unused and expired medications.
For a drop box near you:
Dose of Reality: Permanent Drug Drop Boxes
Drug Take Back Day

Mercury Thermostat Collection

Old mercury thermostats from individual homes can be brought to the Health Department office in Wisconsin Rapids at the Riverblock Building, 3rd Floor 111 W Jackson St., Wisconsin Rapids, WI.

The thermostats must be double bagged in clear plastic bags and not leaking mercury.