Weekly Garbage Collection

Material in the brown (garbage) cart is picked up by automated trucks (driver does not get out of truck). Please put the garbage cart out Monday night or by 6:00 a.m. Tuesday morning.

Please place in Brown Garbage Cart:

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

Do not put the following items in the brown cart:

  • Yard waste
  • Recyclables
  • Household hazardous waste
  • Cardboard boxes
  • Construction materials

It is better to put bagged trash in the brown cart. Bags that are tied keep the carts clean. Loose garbage can be put in the brown cart.

Cart Placement

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

  • 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

Recycle Collection Every Other Week

Loose recycling must fit in the green recycle cart. Automated trucks cannot pick up any material that is next to the cart. Please put the recycle cart out the night before your collection day or by 6:00am the morning of pickup. If your green recycle cart is out on the wrong week it cannot be collected.

Please place the following items in the Green Recycle Cart:

MIXED CONTAINERS

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

MIXED PAPER

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

SHREDDED PAPER

  • Please put in a clear plastic bag, tied, and place in the Green cart.

Do not put the following items in the green cart:

  • Styrofoam
  • Yard waste
  • Trash
  • Household hazardous waste
  • Construction materials
  • Plastic bags & toys

Do not put recycling in plastic bags. (see exception for shredded paper)

Curbside Cart Location

(The arrows on the lid of the cart must point to the road)

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

Large bulky items will be collected once per month.  Please contact our office to schedule a bulky item pickup.  Our office is open Monday – Friday 8am-4:30pm and Saturdays from 8am – noon.  Office phone number is 262-473-4700.

Collection Day:

Tuesday is collection day.  Garbage is collected every Tuesday.  Recycling is collected every other Tuesday.  To determine every other week recycle collection days, please reference the collection calendar below:

  

Click on the calendar below to download the 2018 or 2019 collection schedule: