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YARD WASTE INFORMATION


Roadside pick up for the Shorewood Hills Route only is scheduled Biannually in spring and fall.  See the "Notice" Page of this website, the Lake Mills Leader for notices, or contact the town clerk.

NO DROP OFF YARD WASTE SITES ARE AVAILABLE IN THE TOWN AT THIS TIME

DUMPING OF YARD WASTE (GRASS CLIPPINGS, BRUSH, TREE LIMBS, LEAVES, ETC.), IN OR ON STREETS, PARKS, PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAYS AND DITCHES IS ILLEGAL.  THE PENALTY IS $50 - $100 FOR THE FIRST OFFENSE AND $100 - $200 FOR THE SECOND OFFENSE PLUS THE COST OF CLEANUP AND REMOVAL OF THE YARD WASTE IF THE TOWN HAS TO HAVE IT REMOVED.

  • Dumping of yard waste on another’s property, in parks and in ditches is becoming an issue and this activity must stop. The Town Board will begin to enforce this ordinance and citations will be issued.  This also includes pet waste in public road right of ways and parks.
  • Depositing of garbage or recyclables at the curbside or roadside of private property NOT owned by or occupied by that person it illegal and will also result in citations.  This includes the dumping of garbage into dumpsters or bins on private property. (ord. 3-9)

 

2017 Roadside Yard Waste Pickup Dates are Saturdays May 13, November 4 & November 18

Guidelines for curbside pickup

Pickup begins at 6:00 am.  Please have yard waste placed on the curb the night prior to the pickup.

For the residential Shorewood Hills area garbage and recycling route (Monday route) only.  This includes the North End of Rock Lake and Elm Point, Linden Street and Sandy Beach Rd.

Yard waste must be contained in clear plastic or brown compostable bags.  Yard waste includes grass, leaves, small sticks, weeds, plants, pumpkins, corn stalks, wreaths and other similar materials.  Branches need to be 4 ft. in length and less than 8” in diameter bundled so one man can handle.

Limit of 30 bundles or bags.

 

 2018 Roadside Yard Waste Pickup Dates are Saturdays May 5, November 3 & November 17