DROP OFF SITE HOURS
Monday 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
In Accordance with City Ordinance, Chapter 102, refuse shall be placed for weekly collection in accordance with the following regulations. They are intended to maintain efficient collection, minimize neighborhood nuisance and protect public health.
Garbage is collected weekly by the Department of Public Works Municipal Service Building Employees.
Garbage is to be placed at the curb/alley line by 7:30 am on collection day, not before 5:00 p.m. the day before. Please put only garbage bags on the curb or alley line (no garbage cans or receptacles)
Regular garbage must be in a plastic bag securely closed. Garbage bags must be clear or slightly opaque. Residents may no longer use black or other colored bags for regular garbage. Blue bags to be used only for recycling.
Minimum bag size – 13 gallons. Plastics grocery bags are not adequate to secure garbage. The maximum weight per bag is 35 pounds.
Recyclable material is not to be placed in garbage.
Household refuse not suitable for placement in bags can be bundled in not more than 3 foot dimensions and less than 35 pounds weight, to be handled by one person. Examples: carpet section, small amounts of lumber.
SINGLE STREAM RECYCLING – NO NEED TO ALTERNATE WEEKS
RECYCLABLE MATERIAL WILL BE COLLECTED AT THE SAME TIME AS GARBAGE
BLUE BAG - The following items shall be placed in a plastic blue bag, closed securely with maximum weight of 35 lbs. Material must be rinsed clean; labels may be left on, neck ring and cap to be placed in garbage. Minimum bag size 13 gallons. Plastic grocery bags are not adequate to secure the recyclables.
Glass: recyclable bottles and jars only. No ceramics, ashtrays, drink glasses, light bulbs, window or mirror glass, chemical bottles, medical containers or laboratory glass
Aluminum: food trays, foil, and beverage cans only
Bi metal, steel and Tin Food Cans: No aerosol or paint cans
Plastic Containers: Recycle codes #1, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6, and #7. No Styrofoam, plastic grocery bags or hazardous chemical containers
PAPER PRODUCTS – The following items may be placed for collection in BLUE BAGS or if preferred, placed in paper grocery bags or bundled with string or twine.
Newspapers & Magazines: Maximum 35 pounds per bag or bundle
Corrugated Cardboard: small amounts in blue bag, large boxes need to be flattened and bundled no larger than 2 foot square. No waxed coated corrugated cardboard.
Miscellaneous paper products: clean paper products such as cereal and soda boxes, office paper, envelopes, gift boxes, junk mail and shredded paper should be placed in blue bag.
NOT COLLECTED AT CURB
Electronics, including computers, computer accessories, printers, televisions, DVD’s, fax machines, and cell phones.
Bulk waste including appliances, furniture, mattresses and tires.
Hazardous materials including chemicals, paints, lead acid batteries, was oil, bio-hazardous waste, sharps, and electronic waste.
Yard waste and drain oil must be taken to the City’s Resident Drop-off Site
For any items not accepted curbside with regular trash pickup or at the Residential Drop off Site, they must be brought to a private outlet.
Items too large for residential pick-up, couches, mattresses, and freon appliances, etc. will have to be disposed of at private disposal outlets or private recycling centers. Example: Advanced Disposal: 2905 Paine Avenue, Sheboygan, WI 53081, (920) 458-6030.
As an alternative, many local appliance repair shops will accept freon (CFC) appliances for a nominal fee.
2026 New Jersey Avenue.
Monday thru Friday
7:30am - 4:00pm
After Hours Number