How Wauwatosa is Prepared to Respond to COVID-19

Wauwatosa routinely plans, trains, and exercises with partner agencies on responses to pandemics or infectious diseases. We are monitoring developments related to COVID-19 as they happen. Learn about city services available online or by mail.


Collection Services

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We provide a number of collection services to Wauwatosa residents and have information on other recycling or collection opportunities in the region, including:

Waste Wizard

Type in an object below to see how to properly dispose, recycle, or compost items.

Interactive Refuse & Recycling Collection MapHelpful Links

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.

Contact Us

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

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