Yard Waste and Brush Collection

Yard Waste

Compost site: Opens April 2nd at 8 am and will follow the posted dates and times for the rest of 2022 with the following rules (last day November 19th)

-We advise residents to not use plastic bags this year. Obtain reusable containers or the disposable paper bags for compost to help speed up the process  

-Each person must be able to unload the compost that is in their vehicle

-Please unload and exit in a speedy process

-No branches will be allowed. The compost site is for green leafy plants and grass only

-Bags containing yard waste will not be returned.

Our drop off site is located at the following address:

801 Ela Ave.

Waterford, Wisconsin  53185

Our drop off site is in the Industrial Park off South Jefferson Street. This location is for yard waste only. It is open from April through November; alternating Wednesdays and Saturdays, from 8 a.m. to noon. Collection days are expanded to every Saturday for October through November 19th. Dates are indicated with a leaf symbol, on the collection schedule. 


New in 2021, no permit required. 

Brush Collection

Weather permitting, limbs from residential yard work are collected and chipped on Monday of the same week that recyclables are picked up.

Limbs may be no larger than 5 inch in diameter and must be neatly stacked in piles no larger than 4' high x 4' wide x 8' long with cut ends facing the curb. At no time can the brush piles obstruct the sidewalk.
In order to be efficient, the time limit per stop will not exceed 15 minutes. Stack properly and plan your trimming accordingly. For more efficiency, provide walking space around each pile to allow crews to maneuver easily and chip as much as possible at each stop. 

Leaves and grass clippings will not be picked up and should not be raked into the street. Yard waste in cans or barrels will not be chipped or collected. These should be brought to the drop-off site.