Garbage & Recycling

Garbage & Recycling Services

The Village of Mount Pleasant contracts through GFL Environmental (formerly Advanced Disposal Services) for waste disposal and recycling. Should you have a complaint or question regarding their service, please call GFL Environmental at 1-262-679-0860 and ask for Customer Service. A Customer Care form is also available here. If GFL Environmental Customer Service fails to help you, please contact the Village at 262-664-7800.


Garbage & Recycling Pickup Information

Please review the Garbage & Recycling Collection Zone Map for your waste and recycling pick up zone. For more information on garbage and recycling pick-up, including the 2021 pick-up schedule, information related to burning, and information on recycling materials and guidelines:


Holiday Pick-Up Schedules: 

There will be no pickup on the following holidays:

New Year’s Day, MLK Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, or Christmas Day

Routes are pushed back one day following a no-pickup holiday. For example, if Christmas Day is Tuesday and your normal service day is Wednesday, you will be serviced on Thursday. Customers who are normally serviced on Friday of that week will be serviced on Saturday.  Holidays that fall on a weekend do not impact the pickup schedule.


Recycling Fees

Recycle Fee Infographic


GFL Environmental Recycling Carts and Garbage Bins

Garbage & recycling collection in the Village of Mount Pleasant has switched to fully-automated collection for both trash and recycling.

Single-stream recycling allows you to place all recyclable commodities, such as paper, cardboard, steel, plastic, tin, aluminum and glass, into one collection cart. Place all recyclable material directly into the cart, do not bag them.


People with Disabilities

In order to assist persons with disabilities, the Village of Mount Pleasant has contracted with GFL Environmental to provide Walk Up Service to persons who qualify.

Qualified residents must: 
1. Be unable to wheel their cart to the curb for collection.
2. Have no one else who can assist them, such as a spouse or other live-in family member or a personal assistant.
3. Be certified by a physician as needing assistance.
4. Fill out and return the required request for exemption form (PDF).

Send completed exemption forms to:

Deputy Director of Public Works
8811 Campus Drive
Mount Pleasant, WI 53406


Special Hazardous Waste Collection Events

The Racine Wastewater Utility’s Household Hazardous Waste Collection events are schedule for 2021.

2021 dates are Saturdays from 8:00am to 1:00pm:  

  • April 17, 2021
  • May 15, 2021
  • June 19, 2021
  • July 17, 2021
  • August 21, 2021
  • September 18, 2021
  • October 16, 2021

The Racine Wastewater Utility's Household Hazardous Waste Collection site is at 6200 21st Street for residents of the City of Racine, Caledonia, Elmwood Park, Mount Pleasant, North Bay, Sturtevant & Wind Point. 

Residents are encouraged to keep their unwanted household hazardous waste (such as oil paint, pesticides, pool chemicals, antifreeze, rechargeable batteries and other hazardous substances) until the next scheduled Racine Wastewater Utility’s Household Hazardous Waste Collection. MATERIALS MUST BE LOCATED IN THE TRUNK/TRUCK BED UPON ARRIVAL. DO NOT EXIT YOUR VEHICLE WHILE ON SITE.  

For a complete list of acceptable/unacceptable items please click here.

For additional information please visit:

City of Racine Household Hazardous Waste Collection Website, click here

City of Racine Household Hazardous Waste Collection Facebook page, click here