Garbage and Recycle

Waste Management - Berlin, WI location

Garbage/Trash Curbside pickup is weekly on Thursdays.

Recyclable Curbside pickup is every other week on Thursdays. Follow the recycling calendar based on your address.

Garbage and recyclables bins should be at the roadside/street by 6:00 a.m.

Waste Management only empties containers that are Waste Management bins.

If your bin is broken, contact the town clerk. (920-235-7771 or [email protected])

2024 Recycle Calendar to print or view, click here

CO-MINGLE - Place loose in the Recycle Bin.




  • Soda, Water & Other Drink bottles
  • Food & Household Bottles, Jars & Jugs
  • Dairy Containers & Lids
  • Produce, Bakery & Deli Containers

 Do Not Accept:

  • No Plastic Bags, Wrap or Film
  • No Motor Oil Bottles
  • No Styrofoam


  • Remove all screw caps & discard
  • Rinse bottles & jugs

Aluminum & Steel


  • Aluminum Cans & Bottles
  • Steel, Tin & Bi-Metal Cans
  • Empty Aerosol Cans

Do Not Accept:

  • No Aluminum Pans or Foil
  • No Empty Paint Cans


  • Rinse cans & bottles
  • No need to remove labels



  • Food & Beverage Bottles and jars

Do Not Accept:

  • No Windows, Ceramics or China


  • Rinse bottles and jars
  • Metal caps and lids should be recycled, discard plastic caps and lids

PAPER-CARDBOARD - Place in the Recycle Bin along with the co-mingle


  • Milk, Juice & Soup Cartons
  • Cardboard & Paperboard (cereal box)
  • Newspaper & Inserts
  • Junk Mail & Office Paper
  • Phone Books, Books, Magazines & Catalogs

 No Not Accept:

  • No Tissue
  • No Paper Contaminated by Food or Grease
  • Shredded Paper - no longer accepted in curbside recycle bins

Residents from anywhere can take shredded paper or any other small paper scraps to United Recycle Solutions (Oshkosh Paper Salvage) at 1860 Harrison St. in Oshkosh. There is no charge.


  • Flatten and cut cardboard to no larger than 2′ x 2′ pieces
  • You may put paper products inside another paper grocery bag placed in the bin


Yard Waste Drop Off Site

Winnebago County Solid Waste
100 W County Rd Y, Oshkosh WI

website, how and where to dispose of recyclables

Town Wood Chip Operations

No longer operating
We suggest bringing your branches to the Winnebago County Landfill which is not far from the town hall.


2015 Composting Guide - Get Started

Top 5 Recycle Questions:

  • What plastics can I recycle?
  • Should I remove my bottle caps?
  • What do I do with plastic bags?
  • Can I recycle aluminum foil and pie pans?
  • What should I do with shredded paper?

View the answers in this guide below:

5 Top Recycle Questions and Answers

Services to remove/discard

Miller Scrap Removal
website  appliances, batteries, cars, computer, heavy machinery, trailers, anything metal

Clear The Clutter Junk Removal
website  removes anything, furniture, appliances, call for a quote

Electronics/Appliance - Drop Off Sites
A fee for drop-off and/or pick-up may apply.

Winnebago County Solid Waste
100 W County Rd Y, Oshkosh WI

Best Buy
1550 S Koeller St, Oshkosh

Goodwill Industries
1600 W 20th St, Oshkosh - 920-233-3897
1735 Bowen St, Oshkosh - 920-968-0304

Habitat for Humanity ReStore
1640 S. Koeller St, Oshkosh - 920-230-3535

Milwaukee PC
1040 W 20th Ave, Oshkosh - 920-233-4706

Office Depot
1910 S Koeller St, Oshkosh - 920-231-6933

Hazardous Materials, Waste Oil, Household Sharps drop off site (Winnebago Co), click below: 

Household Hazards Materials, Waste Oil, or Household Sharps

Resource: Ideas of how to dispose of a mattress link