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Yard Waste

2024 Yard Waste Calendar & Guidelines

The Town of Algoma has hired the Grounds Guys to collect residential yard waste. Please call the Town Hall at 920-235-3789 to report any issues or concerns with yard waste collection.

Garbage & Recycling

Garbage & Recylcing Schedule

2024 Garbage & Recycling Calendar

Garbage is picked up Thursdays and Fridays. Recycling is picked up every other week according to the schedule. Please have all garbage and recycling curbside by 5:00 a.m.

Collection Guidelines

  • Have garbage and recycling curbside by 5:00 a.m. the morning of pick-up.
  • Bag your garbage, do not bag your recyclables.
  • Totes must be placed 4 feet apart and 4 feet away from other objects such as mailboxes.

Missed Collections

If your collection was missed or you have other issues or concerns, please call Harter’s Fox Valley Disposal’s call center at 888-804-8556 or 715-446-5400.

Garbage & Recycling Totes

Each residence should have:

  • 1 receycling tote (blue)
  • 1 garbage tote (tan)

New or Replacement Totes

New or replacement totes may be purchased at the Town Hall and will be delivered to your address by our fire department within a week of your purchase:

Tote Size Cost
Medium (64 gallon) $90.00 each/$180.00 for the pair
Large (96 gallon) $95.00 each/$190.00 for the pair
Replacement Lid $35.00 each

Due to their size, replacement lids will be on hand at the Town Hall and can be picked up at the time of purchase. Delivery is not available for replacement lids.

Recycling Guidelines

Accepted Not Accepted Additional Guidelines
  • Milk, juice, and soup cartons
  • Cardboard and paperboard (i.e., cereal box)
  • Newspaper and inserts
  • Junk mail and office paper
  • Phone books, books, magazines, and catalogs
  • Tissue
  • Tissue paper
  • Paper contaminated by food or grease
  • Shredded paper
  • Flatten and cut cardboard to no longer than 2′ x 2′
  • It is not necessary to remove covers and binding from hardcover books
  • Soda, water, and other drink bottles
  • Food and household bottles, jars, and jugs
  • Dairy containers and lids
  • Produce, bakery, and deli containers
  • Plastic bags, wrap, or film
  • Motor oil bottles
  • Styrofoam
  • Cat litter pails
  • Rinse and empty bottles and jugs
  • Replace all screw caps and recycle
Aluminum & Steel
  • Aluminum cans and bottles
  • Steel, tin, and bi-metal cans
  • Aluminum pans or foil
  • Empty paint cans
  • Empty aerosol 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

Household Hazardous Materials Disposal

Winnebago County Solid Waste operates a seasonal Household Hazardous Material (HHM) Collection Facility that accepts in-county household-sourced materials only. As Town and County residents, you are able to use this facility free of charge.

The facility is open as of April 2024. Appointments are required for disposal. Please visit the Winnebago County Solid Waste Management website for additional information or to schedule a disposal appointment.

Mattress Disposal

For information on how to dispose of an old mattress please visit:

Alternative Disposal Options

If you are in need of alternative disposal options for garbage, recycling, or yard waste you can also utilize neighboring facilities at Winnebago County Solid Waste or City of Oshkosh Yard Waste Drop-Off.

Winnebago County Solid Waste Management

Please visit the Winnebago County Solid Waste website for information on their location, hours of operation, fees, guidelines, and more.

Winnebago County Solid Waste Website

City of Oshkosh Yard Waste Drop-Off

Non-city residents are able to purchase a yearly permit to use the City of Oshkosh’s Yard Waste Drop-Off site.

City of Oshkosh Yard Waste Drop-Off Frequently Asked Questions

City of Oshkosh Yard Waste Drop-Off Permit Application