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

Curbside Cart Location

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, poles and vehicles

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)

Curbside Cart Location

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, poles and vehicles

2021 Drop-off Dates:
Johns provides the Village with two bulk item drop-off days per year. The drop-off will be located at the Village Garage at 801 Ela Ave, Waterford.

  • Saturday, April 10th – 8am-noon
  • Saturday, September 11th – 8am-noon

Special Pick Ups:

  • Extra materials or large items, appliances, furniture or clean outs
  • Special pick ups are available for a minimum charge of $50.

Dumpsters:

  • Dumpsters are available for your construction and clean out needs.
  • Please call Johns for availability and prices.

Collection Day:

The Village of Waterford’s collection day is Wednesday.

Collection Schedule:

The garbage (brown cart) is emptied on a weekly basis. The recycling (green cart) is emptied every other week.

Bulk Collection:

Large items can be picked up for an additional charge. Please call our office M-F 8-4:30 Saturday 8-12 to schedule a pick-up. We can be reached at (262) 473-4700.

Johns provides the Village with two bulk item drop-off days per year. The drop-off will be located at the Village Garage at 801 Ela Ave, Waterford.

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