John's Disposal Service
View the 2019 collection schedule (PDF) or call John's Disposal at 262-473-4700 for questions.
Garbage Pick-up (Toters)
Garbage pick-up is weekly on Thursday mornings, citywide. Recycling is every two weeks. Bulky items are picked up the second Thursday of the month. Garbage may not be set out earlier than 4:00 PM on Wednesday. Garbage containers must be restored to a place out of view from the street by 9:00 AM the day after pickup. If containers are left out and the city has to move them there will be a $25 fee charged to the property owner (ordinance 8.28.090).
The brown cart is for garbage only. Set the brown cart at the curb for collection every week.
All trash must be in the cart. Extra or bulky material can only be taken with the bulky collection. Mixed trash includes:
- Bagged garbage
- Broken toys
- Food waste
- Light bulbs
- Loose garbage
- Plastic wrap
Do not put yard waste, recyclables, boxes, or household hazardous waste into the brown cart.
The green cart is for recyclables only and is collected every other week. Recyclables should be loose, not in plastic bags.
Recyclables include mixed paper and mixed containers such as:
- Aerosol cans
- Aluminum foil
- Brown corrugated cardboard
- Brown paper bags
- Dried out paint cans
- Glass bottles/jars
- Gray chipboard (Cereal and shoe boxes)
- Number 1 through 7 plastic bottles or jugs
- School/office paper
- Steel cans
- Tin cans
Please only recycle plastic containers with threaded tops. No deli containers, toys, bags or other plastics.
Items Not Accepted
Do not put the following in the green cart:
- Deli containers
- Household hazardous waste
- Other plastic
- Plastic bags
- Yard waste
Bulky items can be trash or recyclables that will not fit in the carts. Bulky items are collected on the second Thursday of each month.