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Garbage and Recycling Information


The Village of Shorewood provides a comprehensive solid waste program designed to encourage recycling and waste reduction, reduce litter in our neighborhoods, and ensure that waste is disposed of in an environmentally responsible manner.  Clcik here for a brochure that will assist you with the refuse, recycling and yard waste program services in Shorewood.

Garbage and Recycling are picked up every Tuesday . Please have all of your refuse, recycling and yard waste materials out for collection by 6:00 AM on that date.

All yard waste (grass clippings, branches, leaves, etc.) must be separated from household refuse as it is collected by a separate vehicle. Yard waste is picked up weekly beginning the first Tuesday in April and continuing through the last Tuesday in November. All yard waste must be in biodegradable kraft bags or lawn waste totes that can be purchased from Waste Management. Plastic biodegradable bags and regular paper grocery bags are not acceptable.

Don't forget to RECYCLE! If your home was occupied before, the previous owner should have left the recycling bin for you. If not, please call Waste Management at the number listed below. 

NEW AT Your Door Service - Recycle home-generated special materials

For additional information, please call Waste Management, 1-800-796-9696 or visit their website at www.wm.com.

(Note: Pick-up will be one day late during that week if your pick-up date falls on or after these Holidays: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, and Christmas Day.)