Wood County, Wisconsin

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Environmental Health - Disposal

Clean Sweep

The annual Wood County Clean Sweep will take place on Saturday, September 7, 2019, at the Saratoga Town Hall.

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

Medications are being collected during business hours at the Marshfield, Nekoosa, Pittsville, Port Edwards, Rome, Grand Rapids, and Wisconsin Rapids Police Departments, and the Wood County Sheriff’s Department. For more information call the Health Department at (715) 421-8911 or (715) 387-8646.

Check out our informative video on the Medication Disposal program!

Mercury Thermostat Collection

Old mercury thermostats from individual homes can be brought to the Health Department office in Wisconsin Rapids at the Riverview Clinic Building, 420 Dewey Street – 4th Floor during regular business hours.

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