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Garbage & Recycling

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Office Hours

The Operations Division office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.  The telephone number is 920-832-5580.  We are closed on all City Observed Holidays.


Garbage collection is provided once per week to all residential properties within the City of Appleton utilizing the City supplied garbage cart.  Garbage carts are available in three different sizes to fit your needs. Charges are included on your quarterly City Service Invoice (Water Bill.)


  • 90 gallon at $1.50 per week
  • 60 gallon at $1.00 per week
  • 35 gallon at $0.50 per week 

Additional Garbage Information
Holiday Garbage Schedule
Tags, Punch Cards and Stickers


The City of Appleton in conjunction with Outagamie County Recycling & Solid Waste provide recycling service to the residents of Appleton in a collaborative effort.  The curbside pickup portion is managed by the county and they contract with a private hauler called Orion Waste Solutions.  The cart portion is managed and maintained by the City of Appleton.  Recycling carts are available in two different sizes to fit your needs.  For recycling pick up concerns, please contact Orion Waste Solutions at 920-759-0501.  For recycling cart concerns, please contact Public Works Operations at 920-832-5580.

  • 90 gallon
  • 60 gallon

Blue Cart Items
Holiday Recycling Schedule

 To find your garbage or recycling day go to "My Property Info" and fill in your address.

Contact: Department of Public Works - Operations
Phone: (920) 832-5580
Fax: (920) 832-5570
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Mailing Address: City of Appleton 
Department of Public Works - Operations 
2625 East Glendale Ave. 
Appleton, Wisconsin 54911
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Hours: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm 
Monday - Friday 

Closed on all City Observed Holidays