Garbage/Recycling Pick-up

The City of Waupun contracts with Advanced Disposal for weekly garbage pick-up and bi-weekly recycle pickup for residential properites within the City of Waupun.  Please see the Citizen Guide to Garbage/Recycling Services for more information.

Recycling Guidelines

MATERIALS TO BE RECYCLED AND HOW TO HANDLE THEM:

How to Recycle Information

Materials to be Comingled What Do I Recycle?Cleaning and PreparationWhat Can't be recycled
GlassBottles and Jars ONLY Green, Clear & BrownRemove Lids and Discard in Trash
RINCE CLEAN
REMOVE RINGS
Windows, Mirrors, Light
Bulbs and Tubes, Pyres and Dishes, Drinking Glasses, Chemical Bottles, Medical Containers, Labratory Glass
AluminumCans ONLYRINSE, CLEAN Flattening OptionalFoil and Bottle Caps
Tin & SteelCans Food Cans ONLYRINSE CLEAN Flattening OptionalCardboard Sides Juice Cans, Aerosol Cans, Paint Cans
PlasticMilk, Soda, and Detergent Bottles, Other Bottles marked
#1-7 PETE or HDPE
RINSE CLEAN Remove and Discard Lids in Trash


Other Recyclabe Materials

Materials To Be MixedWhat Do I Recycle?What Can't be recycled?
Newspapers, Magazines, Office
Paper and Cardboard Only
Newspapers, Magazines,
Cardboard Card Stock, Office
Paper, Books, Envelopes, Paper
OTHER EXAMPLES:
Brown Paper Tape, Computer
Printouts, File Folders - Manila,
Glued Pad, Tablets, Phone
Books, Post-It-Notes, and ANY
junk mail
Bathroom Waste Paper
(towels, toilet paper), Wrapping Paper
Cellophane, Cloth, Cork, Foil,
Polystyrene Styrafoam, Anything
Waxed, Candy Wrappers, Napkins,
Paper Cups, Styrafoam Cups,
Styrafoam or Paper Food
Containers, Photographs,
Fiberboard, Labels and Label
Backings


Recycling Rules

All recycle materials (glass, aluminum, tin, steel cans, plastics, newspapers, magazines, cardboard, office paper) shall be placed in the Recycling container.  Materials that are not placed in the recycling container will not be picked up. 
All other non-recyclable materials shall be placed in the Trash container.
If you have any questions, please call (920) 387-0987.

Electronics Recycling

There are new electronics recycling regulations. Click here for more information.