Garbage and Recycle

Advance Service – Omro

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

Over the limit? Special arrangements for pickup can be scheduled directly with the hauler, Advance Service, for a fee. That special fee will be charged directly to you.

Things that cannot fit into a trash bag, you should check with the hauler to make sure it is allowable. Examples furniture and mattresses are not allowable.

Curbside pickup is weekly on Mondays. Recyclable materials 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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t Accept:

  • 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

t Accept:

  • 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


t Accept::

  • Food & Beverage Bottles and jars

 No Not Accept:

  • No Windows, Ceramics or China


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



Milk – Soy Milk – Juice – Cream – Egg Substitutes – Broth – Soup – Wine

Produce, Bakery & Deli Containers:

Berry – Donut – Potato Salad – Dips

Dairy Containers:

Yogurt – Margarine – Cottage Cheese – Sour Cream



  • 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


Hazardous Materials, Waste Oil, Household Sharps drop off sites, click below: 

2015 Drop Off Sites for Household Hazards Materials, Waste Oil, or Household Sharps

Resource: Ideas of how to dispose of a mattress link

Yard Waste Drop Off Site

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

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

Some sites may require a drop off fee.
Some site may schedule a pick-up for a fee.

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

1126 S Koeller St, Oshkosh – 920-232-0943