We’re here to help you find the Racine trash pickup schedule for 2023 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.
If there’s a change to your normal trash collection schedule then there’s a good chance your street sweeping schedule has changed too so make sure to check for updates.
Racine Trash Collection Calendar 2023
For normal trash collection schedules, visit: https://www.cityofracine.org/SolidWaste/Lookup/
Trash Pick Up Holidays
Here you can see the city-observed holidays.
- New Years Day
- Dr. Martin Luther King Day
- Spring Break
- Memorial Day
- Independence Day
- Labor Day
- Thanksgiving Friday
- Christmas Eve
- Christmas Day
- New Years Eve
If your trash pickup day falls on one of these days there will be no solid waste or recycling pickup on that day. Your pickup day rotates with the new schedule as listed above.
Racine Trash Collection Map
Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2023
Residents will be allowed to place up to 5 eligible bulky items out with their trash each week. Each eligible bulky item placed out for collection must have a City Authorized Sticker attached to it. Any non-eligible bulky items will not be picked up.
Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup
- Box springs
- *Prepared carpet (cut in lengths less than 4 feet and tied in rolls)
Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup
- Garbage Food Waste
- Yard Waste
- Recyclable Materials
- Construction Waste
(Siding, Shingles, Household Fixtures, Structural Material, Concrete, Doors, Windows, Pallets Etc.).
- Regulated Waste
I.e. Tires, Microwaves, electronics.
- Non-Freon White Goods
Such as Washers, Dryers, Stoves, Ranges, Dishwashers, and Hot Water Heaters.
- Freon Containing Appliances
Such as Refrigerators, Freezers, Air Conditioners, dehumidifiers.
Household Bulky Item Disposal Options:
- If you routinely exceed the capacity of the 95-gallon cart and (3) 42 gallon solid waste bags allowed, you may want to purchase an additional 95-gallon cart(s) for $61.25 or recycle cart(s) for $47.25 (tax included) by calling the DPW Field Office at (262) 636-9126 to arrange payment and delivery. There is no charge for collecting solid waste from additional carts.
- For small quantities of excess solid waste that exceed the capacity of your cart and (3) 42 gallon bags, you can hold these materials until the following weeks solid waste collection.
- Sell, Donate, Reuse, or Recycle unwanted items.
- Residential customers may bring bulky wastes to the Pearl Street Facility. Proof of residency is required when items are dropped off.
For more information including hours, and locations visit the bulky waste drop off page here.
Have bulky items the city won’t pick up? You need a junk removal service.
If you have large items that the city won’t take from you, you may need to hire a junk removal service.
Junk removal services are not be as picky about the items they’re collecting so if the city won’t take the item, this may be your best bet. There’s usually a fee involved with junk removal but most companies can tell you ahead of time approximately what it’s going to cost.
There are a number of junk removal services in Racine and I’m sure many of them will be able to help you out.
Recycling Collection Calendar 2023
Here’s the link to the recycling collection calendar.
Frequently Asked Questions
When is bulk pickup in Racine?
Residents will be allowed to place up to 5 eligible bulky items out with their trash each week. Each eligible bulky item placed out for collection must have a City Authorized Sticker attached to it. Any non-eligible bulky items will not be picked up. Click here for more information.
What day is trash pickup?
To find trash pickup on your street visit: https://www.cityofracine.org/SolidWaste/Lookup/
What time does trash collection start?
Trash collection starts at 7 a.m. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.
How can I contact the Racine Public Works Department?
Department of Public Works
Commissioner of Public Works
John Rooney – 262-636-9121
City Hall Room 304
730 Washington Avenue
Racine, WI 53403
Missed garbage – 262-636-9126
When is my collection – 262-636-9171
Snow – 262 -636-9126
Bulky Pickup – 262-636-9171
Did we miss anything?
Hope you were able to find everything you need for the Racine trash pickup schedule. We strive to provide the most up to date information so please let us know if you need anything else.