Recycle Center

The Elm Grove Village Recycle Center is located at 900 Wall Street. Admittance to the Recycle Center requires proof of residency.  Residents* may bring brush, grass clippings, and leaves only. Refer to the schedule below for hours of operation.

*Only Elm Grove residents are allowed to utilize the Recycle Center. No contractor or contractor vehicles (box trucks, dump trucks, etc.) will be allowed access. If you are an Elm Grove resident who does not have a WI drivers license with your current Elm Grove address, you will need to obtain a permit from Village Hall after showing proof of residency/ownership.

As an environmental service, village crews pick up brush on a scheduled basis three times a year. A brush schedule is included in the calendar (April page) mailed to each residence by the Elm Grove Business Association in January of each year.

Hazardous waste materials are not permitted at the Village’s Recycle Center.

Metal Recycling (PDF): Review the list to learn what items are allowed to be brought to the Recycle Center.

Hours of Operation

In 2011, the Village suffered a very costly expense when some unwanted scrap metal found its way into the brush pile. This scrap metal went undetected and made its way through the brush grinder, causing significant damage to the machine, and leaving small pieces of metal in the processed woodchips. These woodchips would have been available to our residents, but instead, had to be hauled to a landfill. This, along with many non-residents and contractors using our facility and the dumping of other illegal items, has forced the Village to staff the yard when open to residents. In an effort to keep the yard open to our residents while maintaining control of the yard, the village has decided to only open the yard three (3) days a week from March through September.

The Recycle Center is closed during January & February.


8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

April - October 14th

3:30 PM - 7:00 PM

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

October 15th - November 30th

Monday - Friday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM


8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

The Recycle Center will also be closed on the following days:

  • July 4
  • Thanksgiving & the Friday after
  • Christmas Eve & Day

If you have any questions, please contact Richard Paul, Jr., Director of Public Works at (262) 780-6643 or by email.