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Posted on: July 20, 2018

Residential Refuse and Recycling Collection Program - Important Information

NEW AUTOMATED RESIDENTIAL REFUSE & RECYCLING COLLECTION PROGRAM STARTS ON MONDAY, AUGUST 20 

Informational Postcard

Informational Packet - Pages 1 and 2

Informational Packet - Pages 3 (Collection Route Map) and 4 (Recycling Schedule)

Informational Packet - Pages 5 and 6 (Solid Waste Collection Guidelines)

Informational Packet - Pages 7 (Recycling Guidelines) and 8 (Hazardous Waste Disposal Information)

Additional Cart Order Form and Information

Important Dates: 

  • Your New Refuse Cart will be delivered the week of August 13, 2018. 
  • The New Collection Program will begin Monday, August 20. 
  • The Village will pick up old, unwanted, rinsed refuse cans from the parkway for free starting at 7:00am. Pickup is Saturday, September 8 for residents north of or on Henry Clay Street, and Saturday, September 15 for residents south of Henry Clay Street. Please have cans out by 7:00am for pickup. Rinsed bins or cans left out that day will be removed by the Village. 

Collection Schedule Changes: 

  • Refuse will continue to be picked up weekly. Recycling will be collected every other week. 
  • Your Refuse collection and Recycling day of the week will not change and are the same. See the map for your A or B week recycling collection schedule, and the calendar for dates of A or B pickup. 
  • All A Routes will begin recycling collection the Week of August 20. All B Routes will begin collection the week of August 27. 

Proper Cart Placement for Refuse and Recycling: 

  • Only Village Carts for Refuse and Recycling may be used. The small recycling bins are no longer acceptable for Recycling pickup. 
  • Required cart placement is on the parkway, driveway apron or outside alley garage 
  • Face the lid arrows towards the street and the handle toward the house 
  • Carts should be placed at least three feet apart from each other, and a maximum of three feet from the street 
  • All household waste must be put inside carts for collection 
  • All recycling goes in the blue recycling cart and the lid must close. 
  • All refuse goes in the new gray refuse cart and lid must close. 
  • Additional carts (refuse and recycling) are available for sale for $75 each. Pay in person or by mail, call 414-962-6690 ext. 495 or email j.heyden@wfbvillage.org to order. 

Special Refuse Pickups: 

  • Free Missed Pickup – if we missed your refuse or recycling that was placed out by 7:00am please call us for a free “Go Back” so we may pick up same day or next day, free of charge.
  • Free special pickup of non-domestic waste under 4’x4’x7’ (example: chair). You do not need to call this in, and can place item next to cart on collection day free of charge. 
  • Paid special refuse pickup of non-domestic waste over 4’x4’x7’ and under 5’x5’x15’ (example: sectional sofa). Please call 414-962-6690 to schedule this $45 pickup, which will occur on the non-holiday Thursday and possibly Friday, depending on load volume, following payment. 
  • Paid special recycling pickup is $45 up to 5’x5’x15’. Over this size will be separately charged. Please call 414-962-6690 to arrange special recycling pickup, which will occur within three business days following payment. 
  • Paid + special refuse pickup of non-domestic waste over 5’x5’x15’ (example: garage cleanout). Please call 414-962-6690 to schedule this $45 + assessed time pickup, which will occur on non-holiday Thursday and possibly Friday, depending on load volume, following payment. 
  • Paid special chipping pickup is $45 and will be picked up the Wednesday, Thursday or Friday, depending on availability, following payment. Please call 414-962-6690 to schedule. 
  • Paid special yard waste pickup is $45 and will be picked up the Monday or Tuesday following payment. Please call 414-962-6690 to schedule. 

Forbidden Items: 

  • No grass clippings, contractor waste, or styrofoam peanuts are allowed in refuse or recycling. 
  • No dirt or grass clippings are allowed in yard waste. 
  • Only dried latex paint is allowed in refuse. See MMSD Hazmat collection sites for all other paint and other hazardous materials (p. 8)

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