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.

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 Day:

Both refuse and recycle are collected Monday thru Friday in the City of Franklin. Garbage is collected every week, recycling is collected every other week. Download the collection schedule to determine which week your recycle is collected.

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 Map:

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Yard Waste Collection:

  • Please place yard waste and brush at the curb by 6:00 a.m. Monday morning.
  • Collections begin on Monday and continue until all streets are collected.  Each street is collected once.
  • Place items within 6 feet of curb if possible.
  • Do not put out non-compostable materials for yard waste pickup.
  • Yard waste must be placed in compostable paper bags or clear plastic bags.
  • Brush must be in bundles weighing no more than 50 lbs and in lengths of no more than 4 feet.
  • Materials that exceed the weight or length limit will not be collected.
  • There is a 30 bag limit per stop.

Click on the calendar below to download the 2017 or 2018 collection schedule:

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