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. Should you have a complaint or question regarding their service, please contact GFL Environmental Customer Service by phone at 1-262-679-0860 or by email at If GFL Environmental Customer Service fails to help you, please contact the Village at 262-664-7800.


Oil & Anti-Freeze Drop-off 

The Village Department of Public Works (DPW) Facility at 8700 Campus Drive offers a public waste oil and antifreeze collection site. Reservoirs for drop-off are located at the south end of the Public Works facility with access via the south driveway. Residents may drop off waste oil and antifreeze 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


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 2023 pick-up schedule, information related to burning, and information on recycling materials and guidelines:

 ____Bulk Pickup Service Updated___________________________________________________________________________________ 

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

2022 Schedule for Racine Wastewater Utility Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program

This program is for residents of the City of Racine, Caledonia, Elmwood Park, Mount Pleasant, North Bay, Sturtevant & Wind Point. 

Collection is scheduled for every 3rd Saturday, from 8a to 1p, April thru October

  • Location: 6200 21st Street – West of Green Bay Rd (Hwy 31)
  • April 16
  • May 21
  • June 18
  • July 16
  • August 20
  • September 17
  • October 15

Additional Information:

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

Visit the City of Racine’s Household Hazardous Waste Collection website here, and their Facebook page here.

  1. Residents' e-Recycling Options

Wisconsin DNR: Electronics Recycling

TVs, laptops, cellphones and other electronics contain valuable materials that can be recovered through responsible recycling. Electronics also contain hazardous materials, such as lead and mercury, that can harm human health and pollute the environment if not properly managed. Wisconsin’s electronics recycling law keeps millions of devices out of landfills and incinerators and creates recycling opportunities for state residents.

Wisconsin DNR – Electronics Recycling Guide

Wisconsin DNR -  Proper Handling of Used Batteries

  • Find Battery Recycling Locations:

Visit or call 1-877-2-RECYCLE; many retailers participate in this non-profit program to recycle rechargeable batteries and have collection boxes in their stores.

  • Do NOT place batteries or electronics in curbside recycling carts or bins, because they may cause a fire if damaged by equipment in recycling trucks or facilities.