Garbage collection is every week.

Please put the garbage cart out the night before your collection day; or by 7:00am the morning of pickup.

Please place the following in the brown garbage cart:

  • Mixed trash
  • Plastic wrap & bags
  • Broken toys
  • Ceramics
  • Light bulbs
  • Bagged garbage & food waste
  • Styrofoam & other bagged trash
  • Small amounts of bagged construction materials

Please do not place the following in with your garbage:

  • Yard waste
  • Recyclables
  • Household hazardous waste
  • Cardboard boxes
  • Electronics

 

Cart Placement:

  • The arrows on the lid of the cart should point to the road
  • Handles and wheels should face away from the road
  • The garbage cart should be placed within 2 ft. of the road on one side of the driveway
  • The recycle cart should be placed within 2 ft. of the road on the other side of the driveway
  • Please keep 6 ft. of clearance between the carts and other objects, especially mailboxes, poles and vehicles

Recycling is collected every  week.

Mix it all together:

Johns Disposal Service provides single stream recycling. All recyclable material can be mixed together. Johns Disposal’s recycle process system sorts all recyclable material.

Containers:

  • Tin cans, steel cans, aerosol cans, dried paint cans
  • Glass bottles & jars
  • #1-7 plastic bottles or jugs with a twist top
  • Cartons (juice boxes, milk cartons)
  • Clean aluminum foil

Mixed paper:

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

Shredded paper:

  • Please place in a clear plastic bag (this is the only exception that allows plastic bags in the recycling)

Please do not place the following in with your recycling:

  • Plastic bags & styrofoam of any kind
  • Toys
  • Yard waste
  • Other plastic
  • Trash
  • Household hazardous waste
  • Construction materials
  • Electronics
  • Tanglers (hoses, Christmas lights, rope, chain)

Cart Placement:

  • The arrows on the lid of the cart should point to the road
  • Handles and wheels should face away from the road
  • The garbage cart should be placed within 2 ft. of the road on one side of the driveway
  • The recycle cart should be placed within 2 ft. of the road 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 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.

NOTICE: Most municipalities have an ordinance requiring that items not be placed at the curb sooner than 24-hours prior to your scheduled pickup. Please check your local code and do not have items out too early. We recommend that no items are placed at the curb prior to scheduling collection.

 Bulk items include, but are not limited to:

  • Furniture
  • Carpeting (cut into 4 foot sections rolled and bundled  together)
  • Large cardboard boxes (emptied & flattened)
  • Appliances
  • Automotive batteries
  • Tires (up to 2 per month / pickup, maximum 8 per year)
  • Drain oil (must be sealed in 1-5 gallon containers, clearly marked USED OIL)
  • Antifreeze (must be sealed in 1-5 gallon containers, clearly marked ANTIFREEZE)
  • Larger items, such as hot tubs and pianos, must be cut up or disassembled with parts weighing no more than 50lbs.
  • Paint cans (must be empty and dry OR filled with oil dry / kitty litter and completely dry)
  • Construction materials (Must be contained in 32-gallon or smaller containers, weighing no more than 50 lbs, with any boards cut down to 4 ft. or smaller lengths)

*All items must weigh no more than 50 lbs and be easily manageable by one person.

Please do not place the following out for bulk:

  • Yard waste
  • Hazardous materials
  • Electronics

Yard waste in any kind of plastic bag will no longer be collected.

Yard waste must be at the curb on the Monday of the collection week.  Johns Disposal will have all yard waste collected by the Saturday of the yard waste collection week.

  • 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 clearly marked cans.
  • 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.

2020 Yard Waste Collection Dates:

May 4

October 19

November 2

November 30

Collection Day:

Both garbage and recycle are collected Monday thru Friday in the City of Franklin. Garbage and recycling are collected once per week.

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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 Click on the flyer below for more details.