Lac Courte Oreilles Public Works Deparment/Recycling Center

10085 N Round Lake School House Road, Hayward, WI 54843
Phone: (715) 558-7851

Willard Gouge, Program Director (715) 558-7851


  • Thursday - Saturday - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • After Hours call 911 or Sawyer County Dispatch (715) 634-5213

The LCO Recycling Center is a revenue, Tribally funded, and grant-funded program open to the public that manages most solid waste disposal for the area. The focus is to safely and properly manage the disposal of recycling, garbage, and household hazardous waste for the reservation.

Cash or checks are currently accepted, and director invoicing is available upon request to qualifying Tribal entities.

LCO Recycling Fee Schedule

Item to Recycle Cost
CRT Monitors $10
LCD Monitors $4
Desktop Printers, Scanners, Fax Machines $3
Copy Machines, Floor Models $40
Copy Machine, Desktop Model $18
Plastic Television $15: up to 13"
$20: up to 19"
$30: up to 27"
$35: 33" & Up
LCD Televisions $15: up to 20"
$20: 21" - 30"
$25: 31" - 42"
$30: 43" - 54"
$35: 55" & Up
Projection or Wood Televisions $50
VCRs. DVDs, Radios, Typewriter, Stereos, Satellite Receivers $4
Office Phones $1
Microwaves, Humidifiers, Battery Backups $5
Freon Appliances: Dehumidifiers, Air Conditioners, Freezers, Refrigerators $15
All Other Major Appliances $5
Tires $3 for Passenger under 16"
$5 for Light Truck 16" to 20"
$10 for Tractor/Large Truck Tire
Double prices for tires with rims
Stuffed Goods (carpet, furniture, stuffed chairs, large plastic toys, mattresses, box springs, etc.) $10
Building Materials (wood, window, doors, sheetrock, etc.) *NO SHINGLES $20 minimum for 1/2 ton pickup box, equivalent or less
LCO Recycling Center Bags $3 per 30 gallon bag
$25 per bundle of 10
Non LCO Bags $2 per kitchen bag
$4 per 30-35 gallon contractor
$6 per +36 gallon contractor bag
Recycle free of charge
Aluminum Cans
Cables, Ink Cartridges & Software
Cell Phones
CFLs & Fluorescent Tubes
Clear, Brown, Green Glass Containers
Corregated Cardboard
CPUs: Hard Drives will be shredded
Keyboards & Mouse
Laptops: Hard Drives will be shredded
Laundry Detergent Containers
Office Paper
Oil Filters
Plastic Containers
#1 & #2 (remove ring & lid)
Sharps & Medical Waste (in safe containers)
Used Oil (Do not mix)
Can NOT Receive
Explosive Material
Radioactive Material
Household Hazardous
Wastes, Pesticides, & Herbicides
Stained Glass (contains lead)
Yard Waste (grass clippings, leaves, weeds
Woody Debris (brush, root balls, stumps, trees, etc.)