Garbage & Recycling
The Village contracts with Advanced Disposal Services for the collection of garbage and recyclables. Pickup day is Wednesday, unless a holiday falls on a Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday, then pickup day is Thursday. Please have your garbage and recyclables curbside prior to 7:00 a.m. 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.
Refuse & Recycling Collection
Garbage: 2-cubic yards of garbage are allowed per week. If you are moving, you need to use a dumpster.
Recyclables: Should be properly separated from garbage and must be in blue bags. Items that can be recycled include: aluminum cans, trays, foil, steel & tin food cans, glass & plastic bottles #1-#5 and #7. Items that cannot be recycled include: styrofoam packaging, plastic oil bottles, plastic cups, light bulbs, firm hard plastic (toys, pails, flower pots, etc.), window or auto glass, drinking glasses, caps or lids, plastic bags, and ceramics.
Any recyclables not properly separated or garbage not in clear plastic bags may be refused for collection. All recyclables, including paper and cardboard, should be placed in blue recycling bags (cardboard may be in bags or bundled and tied). Recyclables should never be placed loose at curbside.
Click here for a printable page of Proper Refuse Collection, Electronic Disposal, and Recycling Guidelines.
Please note that violations of the Village’s recycling ordinance can lead to fines of $50 to $2,000 for each offense.
Answers to Some Frequently Asked Refuse and Recycling Questions:
- Heavy refuse collection (couch, chairs, tables) will be picked up, but the resident needs to call Advanced Disposal Services at 1-888-688-4005 to notify them and schedule a pickup.
- Items containing freon must be called in to Advanced Disposal Services and payment arrangements are made at that time.
- Electronic items cannot go in the trash, if you have some of these old items you can call Advanced Disposal Services and arrange a pickup and payment for those items.
- Construction debris, concrete and rubble must be disposed of at the owner’s expenses, such as by obtaining a dumpster from Advanced Disposal Services.
- Empty oil, lacquer and latex paint cans should be allowed to dry out and then may be placed with the other garbage.
- A drum for used oil is located on the north side of the Village garage, this is for residents only.
Yard waste, leaves/brush/garden debris etc. will not be picked up curbside. A dumpster and brush truck will be provided at the village garage from April thru October. Current hours are Wednesday 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Saturday 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Lids from jars, bottles or other containers should be placed in the garbage.
- Cardboard, newspapers, and magazines can be recycled together. Paper items should be put in brown paper bags, bundled with string, or placed in a cardboard box. Cardboard must be broken down and bundled.
- 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.
- All plastics (labeled #1-5 & #7) should be rinsed throughly and recycled. Caps should be removed and placed in the garbage.
Household Hazardous Waste
Sheboygan County is again holding it’s household hazardous waste collection sites throughout the year. This year there will be 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 quanities), cleaners, oil-based pains, household batteries, aerosols, solvents, acids and bases, poisons, varnishes, old gasoline, antifreeze, thinners, pesticides and herbicides, reactive (typically pool chemicals).
To view more information on the hazardous waste collection sites and dates please click here.