News Flash

Village News

Posted on: May 15, 2019

Waukesha County Residents Asked To Keep Propane Cylinders Out Of Recycling Containers

Waukesha County Recycles

Propane cylinder pose hazards for workers, equipment.

With peak grilling season around the corner, Waukesha County reminds residents to recycle their propane containers right. Residents should not place propane cylinders into their curbside recycling container or trash.

“Improper disposal of propane tanks or other compressed gas cylinders in curbside containers can be extremely dangerous for collection and recycling facility workers,” said Analiese Smith, Recycling & Solid Waste Supervisor for Waukesha County. “These items can also cause costly damage to the equipment.”

Residents are encouraged to return or exchange propane tanks at local retail stores. A detailed Curbside Recycling Guide with information about what items can be recycled curbside is available at

For more information on residential product disposal, visit, call 262-896-8300 or download the free Waukesha County Recycles mobile app on the App Store or Google Play Store.

Follow @WaukCoRecycles on Twitter or like Waukesha County Recycles on Facebook for more recycling news and tips.

About the Department of Parks and Land Use 

The Waukesha County Department of Parks and Land Use, working through a combination of collaboration, education and regulation is dedicated to fostering economic development, sound land use, and the protection, enhancement and enjoyment of the County’s natural resources and health of its citizens.

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Village News

recycling events

Electronic & Appliance Recycling Events

Posted on: August 20, 2019
Waukesha County Recycles

Residents Urged to Recycle Right

Posted on: July 29, 2019
concerts downtown Menomonee Falls

Concerts at the Beer Garden

Posted on: June 13, 2019

FREE Mulch!

Posted on: May 30, 2019
farmers market this Wednesday

Farmers' Market

Posted on: May 7, 2019

@MenoFallsPolice On Twitter

Posted on: January 17, 2019

Pay Village Utilities Online

Posted on: January 30, 2018
Safest City US 2019

Menomonee Falls Safest City Ranking

Posted on: April 11, 2019