Clean Sweep and Ag & Film Plastic Recycling

Taylor County offers residents an opportunity to dispose of unneeded chemical products and appliances safely at either no or low cost.

Clean Sweep

Clean Sweep objects
  • Ag and Household Chemicals
  • Unneeded Pharmaceuticals
  • Electronics
  • Appliances

Schedule for the 2017 Clean Sweep Program:

Check back in spring 2017 for dates, locations, fees, and items that will be accepted.

The following items have been accepted in past years. A fee is charged for disposing of some items. The fee schedule listed below is subject to change.




Household and Agricultural Chemicals herbicides, pesticides, cleaners, solvents, anti-freeze, oil paints, varnish, paint thinner, driveway sealer


Miscellaneous lead acid vehicle batteries, oil filters (limit 10 or pay fee), scrap metal of all kinds, electrical wiring, fluorescent tubes from residence/farm, uncontaminated motor oil & transmission oil (in not larger than 15 gallon non-leaking containers)


Pharmaceuticals*ONLY AT MEDFORD AND GILMAN CLEAN SWEEPS in MAY leftover, unwanted, or unneeded drugs


*Pharmaceuticals may also be dropped off anytime at the drop box located near the jail entrance at the County Courthouse in Medford.

Appliances refrigerators, freezers, dehumidifiers, ice makers


air conditioners


water softeners, empty 20# & larger propane tanks


stoves, washers, dishwashers, vacuum cleaners, furnaces, water heaters, dryers, humidifiers


Only at the Medford & Gilman collection on May 2.
Not at Westboro & Maplehurst on August 13.
computer monitors and TVs (must be fully intact)


microwaves, vcrs/dvd’s, scanners, stereo equipment, satellite dishes/receivers, copiers/printers, fax & all other small electronics, PCs/CPUS/hard drive (fee for monitors), laptops, cables, keyboards/mice, cell phones


The above list may not include all items that will be accepted. Please contact Kyle Noonan, Recycling and Solid Waste Administrator, 715-748-1485, for more information.

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Information about new program coming to Taylor County in fall of 2016.