Wind Point, Village

Garbage Collection Every Week (Brown Cart)

Please place in the brown garbage cart:

  • Mixed trash
  • Plastic wrap & bags
  • Broken toys & ceramics
  • Light bulbs
  • Bagged garbage & food waste
  • Styrofoam & other loose trash

Do not put the following items in the brown cart:

  • Yard waste
  • Recyclables
  • Household Hazardous Waste
  • Cardboard boxes
  • Construction materials
  • Electronics

Please put bagged trash in the brown cart.  Bags that are tied keep carts clean.

Local clean sweep programs may offer alternative options for disposal of fluorescent light bulbs, household hazardous waste, pharmaceuticals & recycling.

Recycle Collection Every Other Week (Green Cart)

Please place in the green recycle cart:

MIXED CONTAINERS

  • Aluminum cans & clean aluminum foil
  • Tin & steel cans, aerosol and empty/dried paint cans
  • Glass bottles & jars
  • #1-7 plastic
  • Milk cartons, juice boxes, soup cartons

MIXED PAPER

  • Newspaper, magazines, books, mail, school/office paper
  • Brown corrugated cardboard
  • Gray chipboard (cereal & shoe boxes)
  • Brown paper bags

SHREDDED PAPER

  • Please put in a secured clear plastic bag, and place in the GREEN cart.  NO other recycling should be placed in bags.

Do not put the following items in the Green cart:

  • Styrofoam of any kind
  • Yardwaste & trash
  • Household hazardous waste
  • Construction materials
  • Electronics
  • Clothing

Please do not put recycling in plastic bags.  (see exception for shredded paper).  Local clean sweep programs may offer alternative options for disposal of fluorescent light bulbs, household hazardous waste, pharmaceuticals & electronics.

Cart Placement

The arrows on the lid of the cart must point to the street

Handles and wheels should face away from the street

  • The garbage cart should be placed within 2 ft. of the street on one side of the driveway
  • The recycle cart should be placed within 2 ft. of the street on the other side of the driveway
  • Please keep 6 ft. of clearance between the carts and other objects, especially mailboxes, poles and vehicles

Bulk Collections

Acceptable bulk items:

  • Furniture
  • Carpeting (no wider then 4ft and rolled)
  • Extra garbage bags or garbage in personal cans
  • Large metal items
  • Cardboard (flattened & empty)
  • Appliances
  • Tires (2 per home per month – 8 per year)
  • Drain oil & antifreeze (sealed in 1-5 gallon containers)
  • Paper & other recyclables should be in clear plastic bags.
  • Humidifiers/De-humidifiers, Water Softeners
  • Air conditioners

All items for bulk pick up should be placed within 2 feet of curbside and 6 feet from the garbage/recycling containers.

Unacceptable Bulk Items:

  • Yard waste
  • Electronics
  • Hazardous materials
  • Liquid paint
  • Loose bulk construction materials

Wisconsin E-Cycle

Johns Disposal is a registered collector of electronics for the state of Wisconsin.  We would be happy to pick up your electronics for a fee, Please call Johns Disposal to make arrangements.  For more information visit: dnr.wi.gov/ecyclewisconsin.

Electronics can no longer be placed in the normal garbage, recycle carts or bulk items pick up.

Collection Schedule

Click on the below collection calendar to download the 2016 or 2017 collection schedule.

Calendar2016  calendar2017

Special Brush collection Tuesday April 12, 2016

  • A yard waste sticker is not required for this 1x special brush collection.
  • Piles of brush will be collected, limited to 15 minutes of loading.
  • All brush will be collected that is 4” in diameter or less.