Waste and Recycling

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Republic Services of Northern Wisconsin 715-477-0077 is contracted by the City of Rhinelander to complete waste and recycling collection services for residential dwelling units in the City zoned R-1, R-2 and R-3.  This service is paid through the residential property's tax bill.  Republic Services will not pick up bulk items.  A list of garbage haulers who may be willing to come pick larger items can be found here.

Collection schedules and guidelines can be found here. 

Who do I call if my waste or recycling was not picked up?  Republic Services of Northern Wisconsin 715-477-0077

Residents living in R-1,  R-2 and R-3 zoned residential areas may receive waste and recycling pick-up.   To request pick-up call the City Clerk's office at 715-365-8600 or email clerk@rhinelanderwi.us
The use of one regular sized waste receptacle and one regular sized recycling receptacle per legal residence is paid for through property tax bills.

To request larger bins you must contact Republic Services directly at 715-477-0077 and you will be directly billed for the larger bin charges.  

Waste is collected on a weekly schedule, and recyclables are collected on a biweekly schedule. Find your service area and printable schedule in the documents below.  Pick-up routes run on all holidays except Christmas Day. All routes will be picked up a day later than Christmas Day if it falls on a weekday. 

Republic Services is not responsible for the spring and fall yard waste pick up
The City of Rhinelander is located within Oneida County. Oneida County has it's own landfill that accepts bulk and hazardous items. More information can be found at Oneida County Solid Waste.


The following is specific information relating to these services and schedules:
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Waste and Recycling Schedules and Guidelines10 documents

  • Service Area Map
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  • Recycling Guidelines and Cart Placement Instructions
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  • Electronic Recycling
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  • Waste and Recycling Haulers for Oneida County
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    If you live outside of the Rhinelander City limits, contact an independent hauler for garbage pick up.
  • 2024 A Week Recycling on Tuesday, Trash on Monday
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  • 2024 B week Recycling on Tuesday, Trash on Wednesday
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  • 2024 C Week Recycling on Thursday, Trash on Friday
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