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

Elkhart Lake Garbage & Recycling Collection Schedule

Pickup day is Monday. Please have your garbage and recyclable containers curbside prior to 7:00 am. These containers must be removed from curbside no later than 7:00 am on the day after collection. If you have an issue with garbage or recycling pick-up, please call Advanced Disposal Services at 1-888-688-4005. If you have any questions, please call the Village Administrator/Clerk-Treasurer’s Office at 920-876-2122.

Please note that violations of the Village 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.

Elkhart Lake Holiday Garbage Collection Schedule 2019

Memorial Day – Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
Independence Day – No Effect on Service Day
Labor Day- Tuesday, September 3rd , 2019
Thanksgiving Day – No Effect on Service day
Christmas Day – No Effect on Service Day
New Year’s Day – No Effect on Service Day

View the Village Residential Refuse and Recycling Guidelines and helpful tips.

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Yard Waste Dumpster

A dumpster is provided at the Village Garage in spring, summer, and fall. Opening and closing dates vary depending on the weather. Current hours are WEDNESDAYS from 2 P.M. to 6 P.M. and SATURDAYS from 8:30 A.M. to 3 P.M. This is for yard waste only, not lake waste!  Yard waste, leaves, brush, garden debris, etc., will not be picked up curbside.

Brush Truck

There is a brush truck available for residents to put in large amounts of brush. Call the Village garage at 920-876-2231 to arrange for a brush truck.

Frequently Asked Questions about Garbage & Recycling 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)

View more information about the Hazardous Waste Collection sites and dates.

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