Trash and Recycling

Two garbage cans and recycling bin
Christmas and New Year's Trash Collection
Trash collection will run on schedule on December 28 and January 4. Please have bins to the curb by 7 a.m. Gardner Disposal will collect up to 10 extra bags of holiday trash on December 28 at no charge.

Trash Collection

The City of Edgerton contracts with for solid waste collection and disposal services. The service includes one 95-gallon container for garbage and one 65-gallon container for recyclables.  Additional trash cans or larger recycling bins are available for residents that request one (charges may apply).  Only trash that fits inside the bin will be collected.  Overage stickers can be purchased at City Hall during normal business hours for $1.50 each.  

Trash collection is on Wednesdays. Bins must be at the curb by 7 a.m.  

The monthly residential trash rate is $15.00 per customer.  The City subsidizes the solid waste charge by 50% to $7.50 per month.  Trash and recycling is included in your monthly bill.

Yard Waste

The service also provides curbside collection of yard waste.  Resident can place up to eight bags or bundles of grass, plant clippings, leaves and tree limbs once per week.  During the months of March-April and August-November, the weekly limit is 12 items.  Overage stickers can be purchased at City Hall during normal business hours for $1.50 each.

Bulk Item Pick-up

Gardner Disposal will also collect one bulk furniture item per dwelling per week at no additional charge.  Residents need to contact to schedule the bulk pick-up no later than the Monday before the Wednesday pick-up.  Additional fees may apply for more than 1 item.

Hazardous Waste

Household chemicals, batteries, paint, oil, pool chemicals, and other items marked toxic cannot be placed in your curbside collection bins.  Johnson County residents should dispose of those items at the or at the .  Schedule an appointment to drop off items or visit on the second Saturday of every month from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.


Recycling

Curbside recycling is included with residents weekly trash collection.  Recyclables are unlimited and should remain loose in the bin. 

Only paper, cardboard, plastic food and beverage containers, steel or aluminum cans, and plastic detergent bottles are allowed. All items must be free of food and debris.  Bagged recycling will not be picked up. If you regularly set out more than the cart will hold, please contact City Hall for an additional cart. An additional charge of $2 monthly will apply.

Glass cannot be recycled curbside.  Please take glass to the purple Ripple Glass bins. Find one near you.