CITY OF FOND DU LAC – Public Service Announcement

Department of Public Works


Date:              August 1 2023

To:                  News Media

From:             Adam Schmitt, Operations Superintendent

Re:                  Household Hazardous Waste Disposal – September 12th, 2023


The City of Fond du Lac would like to inform residents there will be a household hazardous waste drop off at the City Municipal Service Center.


Where:           Municipal Service Center – 530 Doty Street

When:            Tuesday, September 12 2023

Time:              2:00 pm to 6:00 pm


Residents who wish to participate in this event will be advised to follow the signed route to access the Municipal Service Center.


Staff will be onsite to check photo identification

The City is partnering with Veolia Environmental Services to ensure proper disposal of all items.

Listed below are the items that will be accepted and items that WILL NOT be accepted.

Acceptable Items:

Kitchen/Bath Items

  • Aerosol Cans – Floor Care Products – Furniture Polish – Drain Cleaners –Bathroom Cleaners – Bug Sprays – Metal Polish –Oven Cleaners –Tile Cleaners – Disinfectants


  • Gasoline – Oil Mixtures – Auto Repair Products – Transmission Fluid –Paints (Oil& Metal Based) – Other Oils/Cleaners – Antifreeze – Old Gasoline – Brake Fluid – Paint Thinner – Paint Stripper – Varnish


  • Chemical Fertilizers – Photographic Chemicals – Artists’ Paints – Fluorescent Bulbs – Gun Cleaning Solvents – Fiberglass Epoxy – Thermometers  – Fungicides – Herbicides – Rat Poison – Moth Balls – Pool Chemicals – Thermostats – Mercury

Bring Products that Say:

  • Caution – Toxic – Corrosive – Pesticide – Combustible – Poison – Flammable – Warning – Danger – Reactive

Unacceptable Items:

  • Cylinders (Propane) – Radioactives – Explosives – Biologicals – Medical Waste – Ammunition – Commercial Wastes
  • Latex Paint – Latex paint will not be accepted at this collection event, as it is not a hazardous material. To properly dispose of latex paint, follow the below instructions:
    1. Open the can
    2. Dry or solidify the paint by mixing with Floor Dry, cat litter, or sawdust. If the can is full, you will need to use a secondary container
    3. Dispose of the can and solidified paint in your refuse cart. Please remove the lid.


Important Notice due to COVID-19

For the health and safety of our residents and our staff, participants will not be permitted to exit their vehicles during the event.  Staff is also not permitted to enter the interior of any vehicle to retrieve items that may be placed inside. Please have all items in the trunk or back of a pickup bed. Individuals who do not comply may be refused service.

Please call the Municipal Service Center at 920-322-3544 with any questions.