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Garbage/Solid Waste Collection

Refuse & Recycling Holiday Schedule
The Municipal Service Center will be closed on Friday, July 3rd and Saturday, July 4th for all services, including refuse collection and bulky waste drop off. There will be no refuse collection on Friday, July 3rd. The refuse normally collected on Friday will be collected on Thursday, July 2nd, one day early, along with the normal Thursday collection. However, recycling collection, performed by Waste Management, will be on the regular schedule, with Thursday and Friday collection being performed on the regular days. Yard waste may still be dropped off during the holiday hours. We apologize for any confusion caused by this variation from the normal holiday collection schedule.
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 can be purchased for $58.00; payment can be mailed to the City Payments, P.O. Box 150, Fond du Lac, WI 54936-0150 and in-person at the City Payment Office, 160 S Macy Street or Municipal Service Center, 530 Doty Street.

Missed Collection

If you missed your collection time, please call 920-322-3544 and the City will try to collect to garbage.

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.

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