Garbage and Recycle

Waste Management – Berlin, WI location

Limit for curbside garbage pickup is five (5) 32 gallon kitchen bags or its equivalent

Curbside pickup is weekly on Mondays. Recyclable materials the weeks alternate. One week is co-mingle. following week is paper and cardboard. Garbage/trash is picked-up every Monday.

National holidays may push the curbside pickup to the following day. Please refer to the recycle calendar for exact dates.

The town does not require or provide municipal containers/bins for garbage and recyclables.

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Magnet calendars are available.
To get yours, contact town clerk.




  • 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



  • Milk, Juice & Soup Cartons
  • Cardboard & Paperboard (cereal box)
  • Newspaper & Inserts
  • Junk Mail & Office Paper
  • Phone Books, Books, Magazines & Catalogs
  • Shredded Paper (put in brown paper bag & staple shut)

 No Not Accept:

  • No Tissue
  • No Paper Contaminated by Food or Grease


  • Flatten and cut cardboard to no larger than 2′ x 2′ pieces


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

Available to town residents only!
Drop off at town hall, Saturdays only between 9am and 12pm, April through October. Branches-brush must be 3″ in diameter or smaller. Chips are free for the hauling.


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

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

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

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