Clean Sweep

Clean Sweep is a program that allows Wood County residents to dispose of unwanted, unused, damaged, restricted and banned household, agricultural, chemical, and hazardous wastes. The program is held in coordination with the Wood County Health Department and funded by the Departments of Agriculture and Consumer Protection (DATCP).

View the 2024 Clean Sweep brochure.


New in 2024, Clean Sweep will hold two collection events in one calendar year. Save the dates! 

Saturday, May 25, 2024 – 8:00 AM to Noon
Marshfield Agricultural Research Station – South Campus
2611 Yellowstone Drive
Marshfield, WI 

Saturday, September 7, 2024 – 8:00 AM to Noon
Saratoga Town Hall & Garage
1120 State Hwy 73 South
Wisconsin Rapids WI 54494

What’s Accepted

  • Automotive
    • Brake fluid, degreasers, ether, old fuel, transmission fluid
  • Lawn, Garden & Farm
    • Fungicides, herbicides, insecticides, rodenticides
  • Household
    • Drain cleaner, dry cleaning fluid, floor polish, metal cleaners, mildew cleaner, moth balls, nail polish remover, NiCad batteries, oven cleaner, photography chemicals, pool chemicals, silver polish, spot remover
  • Workshop
    • Creosote, gun cleaning fluid, hobby materials, lacquer, lead-based paints, stripper, thinner/solvents, turpentine, varnish, wood preservatives

Not Accepted

Antifreeze, appliances, automotive batteries, electronics, explosives, fluorescent tubes, high pressure cylinders, latex paint, motor oil, tires, smoke detectors.

  • Dry out latex paint and dispose of it in the garbage.
  • Recycle used motor oil and antifreeze.

Year-round Recycling Options

Final Reports

View the final reports from prior Clean Sweep events: 

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