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Garbage 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; the current contract being 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 Friday (except holidays) (NOTE that the DPW yard is CLOSED on SATURDAYS).


**Franklin's Manual Garbage & Automated Recycling Program Guide**



Solid Waste/Garbage     Recycling

For questions call:
Johns Disposal Services
1-888-473-4701 or 262-473-4700
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday, 8 a.m. to 12 Noon
Andrea Stormoen, DPW
414-425-2592 (M-F, 7-3:30 p.m.)


Brush & Bagged Leaves Pickup

Yearly Brush & Bagged Leaves pickup dates.

Electronic Recycling

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.


Frequently asked questions pertaining to solid waste and recycling collection.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Information on where to take household hazardous waste.

Open Burning

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.

Garbage and Recycling Schedule Map 

A map showing scheduled garbage and recycling pickup days by designated street names.

Trash & Recycling Instructions

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. See the Trash & Recycling Instructions for details.

Recycling Product List & Collection Schedule

Yearly Recycling Collection Schedule and listing of acceptable and non-acceptable recyclable items.