Yard Waste, Trash Collection and Recycling

Southwest Sanitation Garbage/Recycling

Yard Waste

Yard, garden waste, trees and shrubs must be brought to an area located on Jack Berg Lane in the Industrial Park.  The Industrial Park is located on the west end of town off of Old Mill Rd.  Construction and landscape material, plastic or garbage cannot be brought to this site.  There is a fine of up to $250 for illegal dumping.  

Trash Collection

The Village uses Southwest Sanitation for its trash collection and recycling.  Their number is 608-637-8010 or 888-523-7110.  They have dumpsters available. Call for current prices and delivery.


  • Garbage collection is every Monday and Recycling collection is every other Monday, unless the actual holiday falls on Monday. Then pickup would be on the next non-holiday.
  • Garbage must be placed in Village specific garbage bags. 

Bags can be purchased at the Village Office, Chances Are Flower Shop, and Kwik Trip. 

Large Bags (33 Gallon) – Pack of 10 - $25.50
Small Bags (15 Gallon) - Pack of 10 - $20.50
Chances Are sells large and small bags singly.
Kwik Trip sells large bags only, either singly or in packs of 10. 
The Village Office sells large and small bags in packs of 10.

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  • Recycling must be placed in the recycling totes (yellow lids) from Southwest Sanitation.  Place all recyclables loose in your recycling tote.  Do not bag recyclables. 


  • Rinse clean, remove & discard plastic lids & caps
  • Brown, green, blue & clear glass bottles & jars permitted
  • No windows, mirrors, ceramics or light bulbs

 Plastic Containers   

  • Rinse clean, remove & discard plastic lids & caps
  • All plastic bottles & containers marked #1-#7
  • Acceptable items include plastic food & beverage containers, milk/water/juice bottles, detergent/shampoo bottles, yogurt cups)
  • No plastic bags/film, styrofoam or syringes

 Paper, Cardboard & Cartons

  • Acceptable items include envelopes & junk mail, newspapers, magazines, paper, phone books, flattened cardboard, hardcover books (covers removed), wrapping paper (no foil or ribbon), empty paper towel/toilet paper rolls
  • Break down all large items to maximize space


  • Rinse clean
  • Acceptable items include aluminum & steel cans, aluminum pie tins, empty aerosol cans, clean aluminum foil, small metal appliances, small plumbing fixtures & pipes (limit 2ft x 2ft, 35 lbs), metal pots, pans & utensils 
  • No E-Waste, TV's, or computer items