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 2018

Memorial Day - Tuesday, May 29th, 2018
Independence Day - no effect on service day
Labor Day - Tuesday, September 4th, 2018
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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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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