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Waukesha Garbage Schedule 2024 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Maps)

We’re here to help you find the Waukesha trash pickup schedule for 2024 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.

The City of Waukesha is in Wisconsin with Madison to the west, West Allis and Milwaukee to the east, Brookfield to the northeast, New Berlin to the southeast.

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.

Waukesha Trash Collection Calendar 2024

For normal trash collection schedules, visit the city’s garbage route map.

Trash Pick Up Holidays

During the holiday weeks of:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • 4th of July
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day

Services will be bumped one day later if the holiday falls on a weekday. Service will always be normal the day before these holidays (there is normal pickup on the “eve” of the holidays). And, service will be normal the week after the holiday if the holiday falls on a weekend.

Waukesha Trash Collection Map

Waukesha Trash Pickup Schedule Map

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2024

Properties may set out bulky items for pickup on the same day as normal garbage service: Garbage & Recycling Calendar with Map

Residents should make a call to schedule pickup with Waste Management (262-369-3080) for all bulky items.

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

Click here to see the list of acceptable and unacceptable items for bulk pickup.

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 Waukesha and I’m sure many of them will be able to help you out.

Recycling Collection Calendar 2024

Here’s the link to the recycling collection calendar and information.

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Waukesha?

Properties may set out bulky items for pickup on the same day as normal garbage service: Garbage & Recycling Calendar with Map

Residents should make a call to schedule pickup with Waste Management (262-369-3080) for all bulky items.

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit the city’s trash collection map.

What time does trash collection start?

Trash collection starts at 6:30 a.m. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.

How can I contact the Waukesha Waste Management Department?

  • Waste Management Department: #262-369-3080
  • Residents may also call the City Department of Public Works at 262-524-3600.
  • For recycling-specific questions, residents should contact Waukesha County Recycling at 262-896-8300.

Did we miss anything?

Hope you were able to find everything you need for the Waukesha trash pickup schedule. We strive to provide the most up to date information so please let us know if you need anything else.

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