Recycling Center

Brown Deer Recycling Center

  • 8950 N Arbon Drive
    Brown Deer, WI 53223
  • 7 days a week (with access card)
    7 am to 7 pm
  • The Recycling Center entrance is on the cul de sac at the south end of the Department of Public Works Building.
  • The Recycling Center is fully automated and accepts only Recycling (glass, aluminum, plastic, cardboard and paper), yard waste, scrap metal and used motor oil. If your card is traced to the disposal of items other than those listed, it will be deactivated, privileges to the facility will be lost and fines ($100) will be issued as allowed by ordinance.
  • No Contractors allowed.
  • Access card application forms (PDF)are available at:
    • Village Hall
      4800 W Green Brook Drive
      Brown Deer, WI 53223
    • Department of Public Works
      8950 N Arbon Drive
      Brown Deer, WI 53223
    • Please contact Erika at the Department of Public Works with any questions at 414-371-3020
    • Access cards are non-transferable and should be used only by members of your household. Please report any lost, stolen or damaged cards to the DPW. Lost or damaged cards can be replaced for a fee of $10

Please review our Recycling Instructions (PDF).

Inclement Weather

During times of adverse weather the Recycling Center may close early. Do not leave materials at the Recycling Center when the center is closed. Gates close promptly, please time your drop-offs appropriately.