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 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

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)

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

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.

Residents may substitute any one of their twelve bulk items collections to have one qualified household electronic item collected.

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:

Monday: Whitewater Lake area residents are serviced on Mondays.

Wednesday: The rest of the township is serviced on Wednesdays.

Collection Schedule:

The garbage (brown cart) is emptied on a weekly basis. The recycling (green cart) is emptied every other week.  In 2019, recycle will be collected every week.

Bulk Collection:

Large items, extra cans or bags can be taken with the bulk collections. Bulk collection will be on the last pick-up of each month. Bulk collection dates are listed in the collection schedule.  Bulk item collection is changing in 2019.  Please click on the bulk collection tab for more details.

Click on the calendar below to download the 2020 or 2021 collection schedule: