The Operations Division includes programs and services for garbage, recycling, yard materials and leaves; maintenance of streets and alleys, sanitary and storm sewers; snow and ice and other emergencies.

The Operations Division oversees the Drop-off Center in the Public Works Yard. The Drop-off Center is available to all Wauwatosa residents for $5 per load. Residents can dispose of excess garbage, excess recycling, cardboard, metal, bare wood, motor oil, and excess yard materials.

Residents may pay with Check or Credit Card (MasterCard, Visa & Discover accepted).

The Drop-off Center also has yard waste compost and wood chips (when available) for residents.