Garbage & Recycling

Residents in the Town of Oregon have two options for garbage and recycling disposal:

  1. Bring garbage and recyclables to the Town of Oregon Recycling Center (TORC).  Here is a list of 2022 TORC FEES.  We’ve made it easy for you to recycle some of these items with our All-In-One Recycling, including newspapers, magazines, office paper, glass bottles and jars, plastics cups and containers #1-7, aluminum and steel containers, and more.  There is no charge for recyclables.  Recyclables should be placed in a clear garbage bag or the bag must be torn open prior to putting the recyclables into the bin.  Here is a recycling tip videos.  Here is a recycling video of the sorting process.
  2. Contract directly through Waste Management or Pelliterri for curbside collection.
    • Waste Management 1-888-960-0008
    • Pelliterri 257-4285     **The Town of Oregon doesn't distribute garbage cans. Garbage cans would be obtained from the company directly.

The following items are required to be recycled, but cannot be placed into the dumpsters: appliances, brush and yard waste, electronics, lead acid batteries, and tires.

Composting and Wood Chips are available for free on a first-come basis at the TORC.

Comprehensive List of Materials Banned from Wisconsin Landfills and Incinerators.


Click the following link for DNR locations:


Town of Oregon

TORC Information

TORC is Your Recycling Center


TORC Location

1067 Storytown Rd
Entrance on Storytown,
Just South of Lincoln Rd

Phone: (608) 835-6459
(answered during open hours only)



Saturdays - 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Year Round
Wednesday - 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. May 1- Nov 1

The Town of Oregon Recycling Center (TORC) is open every Saturday from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Seasonal hours on Wednesday from 2:00 pm. to 6:00 p.m.


The Town of Oregon Recycling Center (TORC) is a complete recycling and waste disposal center for all Town of Oregon residents.

The site is a full-service site for disposing of trash or recycling a variety of items.  To use the TORC, you need to purchase a TORC punch card on-site at the TORC.  Please be prepared to show your driver's license or proof of residency in the Town of Oregon when purchasing a ticket for the first time.  The punch card costs $60.00 and never expires.  This works out to $3.00 per 30-gallon bag brought to the site.

There is no charge for bringing in recyclables that are placed in the bins.  There is a minimal charges for special items like tires.  These items cost the Town money to recycle and we are merely passing this cost on to the residents.  See the fees chart below.

Fees subject to change. 2022 Fee Schedule Including Building Permit Fees


DO NOT BRING ... TVs, air conditioners, computers, dehumidifiers, refrigerators, microwaves.  Those items require special disposal, see Recycling Locations in Dane County below.


Information on Disposing of Additional Items Not Allowed at the TORC

Dane County provides alternative locations to dispose of items not allowed at the TORC. Please contact Clean Sweep or refer to Recycling Locations in Dane County.  Please contact as changes are made in what is accepted.  There also can be fees associated with disposing of some items.

Clean Sweep Website is

Dehumifiers are not allowed at the TORC.  All Metal Recycling will accept for a fee. Contact All Metal Recycling at 241-1571.

Information on Dane County Clean Sweep

Recycling Locations in Dane County

List of Registered Electronics Collection Site