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Garbage & Recycling



The Village contracts with Advanced Disposal Services for the collection of garbage and recyclables. 

Pickup day is Monday.  Please have your garbage and recyclable containers curbside prior to 7 a.m. These containers must be removed from curbside no later than 7 a.m. on the day after collection. If you have an issue with garbage or recycling pickup please call Advanced Disposal Services at 1-888-688-4005. If you have any questions, please call the Village at 920-876-2122.

Please note that violations of the Village’s refuse and recycling ordinance can lead to fines of $50 to $2,000 for each offense.

All trash needs to fit in the refuse container and all recycling can be comingled and needs to fit in the recycling container. Overflowing containers and garbage outside the containers will not be picked up.

Holiday Schedule 2017
Memorial Day - Tuesday, May 30th, 2017
Independence Day - No Effect on Service Day
Labor Day - Tuesday, September 5th, 2017
Thanksgiving Day - No Effect on Service Day
Christmas Day - Tuesday, December 26th, 2017
New Year's Day - Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018

Click below for more information on the Village’s Residential Refuse and Recycling Guidelines and helpful tips.
Residental Refuse Collection

Frequently Asked Questions about Refuse/Recycling Collection:

Large items can be picked up at an additional charge and require prior arrangements to be made with Advanced Disposal Services at 800-688-4005.
Electronic items cannot go into the trash. Call Advanced Disposal Services (800-688-4005) to arrange for pickup and payment for these items. Some electronics can also be disposed of at Sheboygan County’s Hazardous Waste Collection days.
A collection drum for used oil is located on the North side of the Village garage.
No. Yard waste, leaves/brush/garden debris etc. can be disposed of at the dumpster located at the Village garage from April through October.  Dumpster hours are Wednesdays 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Saturdays 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
You would need to contact Advanced Disposal Service (800-688-4005) to rent a dumpster for your construction debris.
You can let latex paint cans dry out and place them in the garbage; Oil pants need to be taken to a hazardous waste collection site.
Aluminum foil, pie pans or aluminum food trays are recyclable, but must be cleaned. If traces of food cannot be removed, these items should be placed in the garbage. Any food packaging that still has food traces on it, such as pizza boxes, should be thrown in the garbage. Juice boxes, ready-to-drink orange juice containers, milk cartons, and many frozen meal boxes are too heavily waxed and are not recyclable.  Dispose of these items in the regular trash.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Sheboygan County hosts household hazardous waste collection sites throughout the year. There is a $10.00 per vehicle charge for the waste disposal.

What kind of materials will be accepted at these collection sites?
Flammable liquids, fluorescent bulbs (household quantities), cleaners, oil-based paints, household batteries, aerosols, solvents, acids and bases, poisons, varnishes, old gasoline, antifreeze, thinners, pesticides and herbicides, reactive (typically pool chemicals).

To view more information about the hazardous waste collection sites and dates click below.
pdf Household Hazardous Waste Collection (Download Adobe Acrobat)

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