Garbage and Recycling

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Please have all garbage and recycling curbside by 6:00 a.m. Garbage is picked up every Monday. Recycling is picked up according to the schedule. Yard waste is picked up on the same day as recycling from Mid April through November, 2017. Yard waste must be bagged in brown paper bags.

Please click on the link for a printable Hazardous Waste 2017 Calendar: hazardous-waste-calendar

Please click on the link for a printable Winnebago County Recycling Guideline for 2017: single-stream-recycle-guide-2017

Every household needs:

  • 1 recycling cart
  • 1 garbage cart

To purchase carts, contact the Town Hall office at (920) 235-3789.

Advanced Disposal will only pick up items that fit inside the cart. Items next to the cart will not be picked up.

Advanced Disposal will not pick up large items.

Please Recycle These Items


  • Milk, Juice & Soup Cartons
  • Cardboard & Paperboard (i.e.- cereal box)
  • Newspaper & Inserts
  • Junk Mail & Office Paper
  • Phone Books, Books, Magazines & Catalogs
  • Shredded Paper ( Put in brown paper bag and stapled shut)


  • Tissue
  • Tissue Paper
  • Paper Contaminated by Food or Grease


  • Flatten and cut cardboard to no longer than 2′ x 2′.
  • Remove covers and binding from hardcover books.



  • Soda, Water & Other Drink Bottles
  • Food & Household Bottles, Jars and Jugs
  • Dairy Containers & Lids
  • Produce, Bakery & Deli Containers


  • Plastic Bags, Wrap or Film
  • Motor Oil Bottles
  • Styrofoam


  • Remove all screw caps and discard.
  • Rinse bottles and jugs.


Aluminum & Steel

  • Aluminum Cans and Bottles
  • Steel, Tin and Bi-Metal Cans
  • Empty Aerosol Cans


  • Aluminum Pans or Foil
  • Empty Paint Cans


  • Rinse cans and bottles.
  • No Need to remove labels.



  • Food and Beverage Bottles and Jars


  • Windows, Ceramics or China


  • Rinse bottles and jars.
  • Metal caps and lids should be recycled, discard plastic caps and lids.


Yard Waste Pickup

Yard waste will be picked up beginning May 5, 2016 through November 10, 2016. The yard waste should be placed in brown paper bags that are available at local stores. The bags should not exceed 50 pounds each. The yard waste will be picked up the same day as recycling.


Christmas Tree Pickup

Christmas trees are picked up once only. The garbage and recycling schedule contains the date.



Winnebago County Solid Waste/Recycling
100 W County Road Y, Oshkosh, WI 54901
(920) 232-1800


Recyclable Wastes

Appliances–  Microwaves, air conditioners, dehumidifiers, freezers, refrigerators, soda machines, water coolers, etc. –  $13.00 each

Appliances– Dishwashers, furnaces/boilers, stoves/ovens, washers/dryers, water heaters, etc. – $5.00 each

Car Tires– 16″ or less; More than 5 tires are charged by weight. – $4.00 each

Truck Tires– Larger than 16″; More than 5 tires are charged by weight. -$6.00 each

Tractor Tires– More than 5 tires are charged by weight. – $9.00 each

Loads of Tires– More than 5 tires are charged by weight (Out of County tires not accepted ). – $175.00/Ton

Batteries– Lead-acid batteries; placed in battery collection bin only. – $1.00 each

Waste Oil– No Anti-freeze, water or other contaminants; user empties into collection tank. – No Charge

Waste Oil Filters– No charge for the first 4 filters and $0.50/each thereafter. – No Charge

Waste Oil Absorbents– No charge for rags, pads, socks, granular/sand, etc. – No Charge

Anti-freeze– No oil or other contaminants; user empties into collection tank. – $1.00/Gallon

Propane Tanks– Must be empty. – $5.00 each

Televisions– 32″ or greater (measured diagonally) (Residential Only- Limit 4). – $20.00 each

Televisions– Less than 32″ (measured diagonally) (Residential Only- Limit 4). – $15.00 each

Computers/Electronics– Monitor, laptop, CPU, printer, DVD player, VCR (Residential Only- Limit 4). – $5.00 each

Computer Accessories– Keyboards, mice, speakers, cords or cell phones (Residential Only). – No Charge

Bulbs– Fluorescent (4’or less), incandescent (Limit 50). – $0.25 each

Bulbs– Fluorescent (greater than 4′), metal halide, sodium vapor, etc. (Limit 50). – $0.50 each

Cars or pickup trucks with recyclables only. – No Charge

Note- Fees for commercial recyclables change monthly.

Residential Asphalt ShinglesFor additional information click on the link: Recycle Residential Asphalt Shingles