Franklin, City

City of Franklin Garbage & Recycling

Garbage is collected every week.  Recycling is collected every other week.  Click on the map below to determine your service day:


Weekly Garbage Collection:

Please place in the trash:

Mixed trash, Plastic wrap, plastic bags, broken toys, ceramics, light bulbs, bagged garbage, food waste, styrofoam, other loose trash.

Do not put the following items in the trash:

Yard waste, recyclables, household hazardous waste, cardboard boxes, construction materials, electronics, tires, auto parts, medical waste, liquid paint, varnish or sealer.

Important Information:

  • Garbage cans must be no larger than 40 gallons weighing less than 80 lbs.
  • Please place garbage & recycling at the curb the night before service or by 7am on your day of service.
  • Minor construction debris in ONE 32 gallon container or equivalent, not to exceed 80 lbs will be accepted, place with garbage.
  • Click the flyer below to download additional garbage and recycle information:


Every other week Recycle Collection:

Please place in recycle cart:

Mixed containers and paper including, aluminum cans & foil, tin cans – steel cans – aerosol cans – dried / empty paint cans – small scrap metal, glass bottles & jars, #1-7 plastic, milk cartons, juice boxes, soup cartons, newspaper, magazines, books, mail, school/office paper, brown corrugated cardboard, gray chipboard, brown paper bags, small appliances (toasters, blenders, microwaves and small auto parts).

Please put shredded paper in a clear plastic bag and place inside green recycle cart.

Do not put the following items in the recycle cart:

Styrofoam of any kind, yard waste, trash, household hazardous waste, construction materials, clothing.

Bulk Collection:

Please contact our office if you need a special pick up for bulk items.  Our phone number is 262-473-4700.  Office hours are Monday-Friday 8:00-4:30 and Saturday 8:00-12:00.

Collection Calendar:

Click on the calendar below to download the 2017 collection schedule.