We provide a number of collection services to Wauwatosa residents and have information on other recycling or collection opportunities in the region, including:
- Backyard collection
- Drop off center
- Fall leaf collection
- Waste Wizard - a tool to determine how to dispose of items
- Free compost and mulch
- Garbage, recycling, and yard waste carts
- Other collection, such as dead animals and household hazardous waste
- Refuse collection
- Recycling collection
- Special collection
- Yard material collection
Type in an object below to see how to properly dispose, recycle, or compost items.
Extra Garbage & Recycling Carts
Need another cart? A second recycling cart is free. Call us at (414) 471-8422 to ask for one. The fee for a second garbage cart is $100 annually.
To request a variety of services including cart repair or replacement, to report a missed trash or recycling pickup, or to request more information, please contact the Department of Public Works Operations Division at (414) 471-8422 | Email