Garbage & Recycling

  1. Information
  2. Garbage & Recycling Schedule
The Village contracts for curbside collection of trash and recyclables.

Garbage Collection

Curbside pick up is every Wednesday. Trash should be on the curb by 6:00 AM. Holidays that fall on Wednesday will delay pick up by a day. Refer to the Garbage & Recycling Calendar.

Recycle Pick-Up

Recycled items are collected on Wednesdays that alternate from East and east side of Jefferson Street and West and west side of Jefferson. Refer to calendar for shaded weeks that indicate recyclables schedule.

Brush Collection & Chipping

Village crews will collect and chip brush on Mondays, the same week that your recyclables are picked up. Brush must be no larger than 4" diameter, placed cut edge to the street and not blocking the sidewalk. Collection is limited to 15 minutes per stop. For questions about brush collection, contact the Department of Public Works

Open Burning

Open burning of leaves brush, clean wood and other vegetative debris is allowed from noon - 7:00 pm. with the exception of grass clippings which must be recycled. Grass clippings may be brought to the Yard Waste Drop Off site at the Village DPW, 801 Ela Ave. during the designated times. See Yard Waste at left.  Open burn fires must be tended and conducted in a safe and nuisance-free manner when wind and weather conditions minimize adverse effects and do not create a health hazard or visibility hazard on roadways.

Clean Sweep

Annual event held in Burlington each year for free household hazardous waste, electronics and appliance disposal. 

Large Item Drop Off Day

Twice a year Village residents can bring beds, couches, toilets, desks, bikes, swing sets, plastic cars, chairs, shelves cabinets, coffee tables, scrap wood, hot tubs (cut up), canoes and any other large physical Item that is not hazardous or a liquid. Must show proof of address to operator. 
*please note*
Computers, TVs, tires and electronics are NOT accepted.

Contact Us

  1. Recycling & Garbage

    Johns Disposal Service, Inc - Contracted provider
    PO Box 329
    Whitewater, WI 53190

    Ph: 262-473-4700
    Ph: 888-473-4701 (Alternate)