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. PLEASE NOTE EFFECTIVE WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2021, the RESIDENTIAL BRUSH DROP-OFF AND RECYCLING CENTER AT THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS WILL BE CLOSED FOR THE REMAINDER OF 2021. Please see the Trash & Recycling Instructions for hours and locations for the Waste Management Metro Landfill for brush, recycling, and trash disposal and the Milwaukee County Hazardous Waste for acceptable hazardous waste disposal.
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.