WELCOME to the Marathon County Solid Waste Department.

We offer a wide range of solid waste and recycling services.  From programs to help you reduce waste and recycle more, to state-of-the-art landfill disposal, we are here to serve the residents, businesses and municipalities of central and north-central Wisconsin.



The Marathon County Solid Waste Management Department ensures to Central and North Central Wisconsin, a solid waste materials management system, which complies with waste management laws and regulations, for the protection of the environment and public health, while supporting economic development.


The SWD is located the north side of Hwy 29E, approximately 15 miles east of Wausau. Please call 877-270-3989 for directions.


Please call our toll-free Solid Waste & Recycling Information Line (1-877-270-3989) or visit our website (www.marathoncountysolidwaste.org) to learn more!

We look forward to hearing from you!

Meleesa Johnson - Director