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Garbage/Solid Waste Collection

Solid Waste & Recycling Information


Garbage Collection Overview

Residential garbage service is provided by the City of Fond du Lac Solid Waste Division through an automated curbside collection system. Customers are required to purchase a 65 or 95 gallon cart for the disposal and collection of garbage. Residential garbage should be placed in the all green cart and is collected once per week. Carts should be placed out by 5:00 a.m. and are required, per City Ordinance, to be removed from the curb by 9:00 a.m. the following day of collection.

Garbage Cart Purchase

Garbage carts of either size (65 gal or 95 gal) can be purchased for $58.00; payments  can be mailed or dropped of in person at either the City Offices, 160 S Macy Street or the Municipal Service Center, 530 Doty Street. Checks can be made payable to: City of Fond du Lac

Missed Collection

If you missed your collection time, please call 920-322-3544 and the City will do its best to come back and collect the garbage same day or possibly the following day.

Recycling Collection Overview

Residential recycling service is currently provided by Waste Management Services. Recycling services are also provided through an automatic curbside collection. Waste Management collects recyclables once every other week in conjunction with the solid waste collection day. Recycling carts are green and gold in color and provided to residents through Waste Management. Residents can contact Waste Management to request a recycling cart or direct questions regarding recycling by calling 1-888-960-0008. Please advise Waste Management that you are city resident and the recycling contract is under the City of Fond du Lac for better service. 

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