Garbage collection is every week.

Please put the garbage cart out the night before your collection day; or by 6:00am 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 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 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 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 and vehicles

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

Please contact our office to arrange to have bulky items collected.  Residents may schedule one (1) bulk item collection per month.

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, including those which contain freon
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

Collection Day:

The Village of Mukwonago is serviced on Wednesday.

Collection Schedule:

The garbage (brown cart) is emptied on a weekly basis.

The recycling (green cart) is emptied on a weekly basis.

Bulk Collection:

Please contact our office to arrange for bulk items collection.

Yard Waste Collection:

Yard waste collection for 2021 will be April 8, May 27, June 17, September 16, November 11, December 2.

Click on the calendar below to download the 2021 collection schedule:

 

Yard waste collection for 2021 will be April 8, May 27, June 17, September 16, November 11, December 2.

  • Please place yard waste and brush at the curb by 6:00 a.m.
  • Place items within 6 feet of the road if possible.
  • Do not put out non-compostable materials for yard waste pickup.
  • Yard waste must be placed in compostable paper bags.
  • Yard waste will not be collected in any kind of 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.