Weekly refuse, weekly recycling, and 4 times a year leaves and brush collection is provided 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 thru Friday (except holidays). The Franklin Recycling Center is open to Franklin residents ONLY and upon visiting the center, one may need to show a driver's license or other proof of Franklin residency to dispose of recyclables.
Johns Disposal Services flyer explaining the Automated Garbage & Recycling Program for the City of Franklin, Wisconsin.
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.
Effective January 1, 2021, Waste Management Metro Landfill will be tracking all loads using a handheld ID scanner. This system will verify residency, usage, tire allowance, and frequency.
This resource includes effective steps in sorting and disposal of common household wastes, dos and don'ts for composting, Frequently Asked Questions on waste disposal and recycling, and many more.