Solid Waste Collection & Recycling
The Solid Waste Department provides weekly refuse, bi-weekly recycling, and 3 times a year leaves and brush collection to all single-family, two-family, and condominium ownership multi-family units. The collection service is outsourced to a private contractor. A 5-year contract began in January 2013 with Johns Disposal Services of Whitewater. In addition, the City provides a Residential Brush Drop-Off and Recycling Center adjacent to the Public Works Garage at 7979 W. Ryan Road that is manned by Highway Division personnel and is open 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Saturday (except holidays).
**AUTOMATED RECYCLE CART PROGRAM**
PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR THE CITY OF FRANKLIN MANUAL CURBSIDE GARBAGE & AUTOMATED RECYCLING COLLECTION PROGRAM GUIDE.
A map showing scheduled garbage and recycling pickup days by designated street names.
Everything you need to know about trash and recycling collection and special pickups. Information on the Metro Landfill, Hazardous Waste Center, Public Works Recycling Center, etc. PLEASE NOTE: The Waste Management Metro Residential Drop-Off Facility will have NEW HOURS effective April 1, 2016. See the Trash & Recycling Instructions for details.
Yearly Recycling Collection Schedule and listing of acceptable and non-acceptable recyclable items.
Per Act 50, Wisconsin's Electronics Recycling Law signed in October 2009, consumers are no longer allowed to dispose of many household electronic devices in landfills or incinerators.
Information on where to take household hazardous waste. NOTE: The Franklin Veolia Environmental Site located at 10518 S. 124th Street will be closed Saturday, November 26th, and also closed for December and January. The Franklin site will reopen in February 2017. Click here for complete details.
The final fall Brush & Bagged Leaves pickup for 2016 will be November 14th. Click here for more details.
Outdoor open burning is only allowed by permit and subject to certain regulations from April 1 to June 15 and October 15 to November 30.
City policy pertaining to the collection and disposal of storm-damaged trees.
Frequently asked questions pertaining to solid waste and recycling collection.
For Trash and Recycling questions call:
Johns Disposal Services
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, 8 a.m. to 12 Noon
Weekly Garbage Collection
Bi-Weekly Recycling Collection