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

Recycling is collected every other 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)

Your community’s program requires residents to call to schedule bulky item collections. Any items that do not fit in your garbage or recycling cart must be called into our office at 262-473-4700; or emailed into office@johnsdisposal.com. Our office hours are Monday – Friday from 8am-4:30pm and Saturday from 8am-noon. Bulk items are scheduled regularly throughout the month.  You may schedule up to one bulk items collection per month, with a total of twelve per year.

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

Up The Drive Trash & Recycle Service

Up the Drive service is available to all residents for an additional charge. Residents subscribing to Up the Drive service will receive a blue 32-gallon can for recycling and use their own cans and bags for garbage.

See our Schedule tab to download the 2020 yard waste collection schedule.

Dry grass clippings, leaves and small twigs are to be contained in brown paper biodegradable yard waste bags. Bags are available at most hardware and discount stores. Bags shall not exceed 50 pounds each. Plastic bags and appliance boxes are not acceptable containers. Each bag must has a sticker attached for collection. Brush (branches no larger than 4” in diameter), must be tied in bundles not to exceed 4 foot in length and 18 inches in diameter. Bundles shall not weigh more than 50 pounds per bundle. Twine must be able to support the weight of material. Each bundle must have a sticker attached for collection. Stickers are sold at City Hall for $1.25 each.

See our Schedule tab to download the 2021 yard waste collection schedule.

Dry grass clippings, leaves and small twigs are to be contained in brown paper yard waste bags. Bags are available at most hardware and discount stores. Bags shall not exceed 50 pounds each. Plastic bags and appliance boxes are not acceptable containers. Each bag must has a sticker attached for collection. Brush (branches no larger than 4” in diameter), must be tied in bundles not to exceed 4 foot in length and 18 inches in diameter. Bundles shall not weigh more than 50 pounds per bundle. Twine must be able to support the weight of material. Each bundle must have a sticker attached for collection. Stickers are sold at City Hall for $1.25 each.

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

Dry grass clippings, leaves and small twigs are to be contained in brown paper biodegradable yard waste bags. Bags are available at most hardware and discount stores. Bags shall not exceed 50 pounds each. Plastic bags and appliance boxes are not acceptable containers. Each bag must has a sticker attached for collection. Brush (branches no larger than 4” in diameter), must be tied in bundles not to exceed 4 foot in length and 18 inches in diameter. Bundles shall not weigh more than 50 pounds per bundle.  Twine must be able to support the weight of material. Each bundle must have a sticker attached for collection. Stickers are sold at City Hall for $1.25 each.

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