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RECYCLE!  IN WISCONSIN IT'S THE LAW

Outagamie County Recycling & Solid Waste contracts with a private hauler named "Orion Waste Solutions" to provide curbside collection of household recycling items placed inside the blue, recycling cart. 

For recycling pick up concerns, please contact Orion Waste Solutions at 920-759-0501.

Recycling is picked up every other week on your regular garbage day.  All items should be placed inside the City supplied blue, recycling cart for automated curbside pick up.  Recycling pick up dates specific to your address can be found at "My Property Info"

** During holiday weeks, recycling pickup will slide by one day.

ACCEPTABLE RECYCLING ITEMS INCLUDE:

  • Soda, water, juice and other drink bottles
  • Food and household bottles
  • Glass jars and jugs
  • Dairy containers and lids
  • Produce, bakery and deli containers
  • Newspaper, inserts, envelopes, junk mail, office paper, books, magazines, catalogs, cracker boxes, cereal boxes
  • Juice and soup type cartons
  • Aluminum bottles and cans
  • Steel, tin and bi-metal cans
  • Empty aerosol cans
  • Cardboard - no larger than 2' x 2'

When placing recyclables inside the cart, you should:

  • empty and rinse all bottles and containers
  • do not place recyclables inside plastic bags and do not put garbage inside the blue cart
  • flatten cardboard to no larger than 2' x 2'
  • keep the blue cart 5 feet from the garbage cart
  • the lid must be closed, if you have extra material, you may:
    • save for a future pickup
    • ask a neighbor if they have extra room in their cart
    • bring to the free county drop off site located at 1919 Holland Road 920-832-5277
      • Monday thru Friday 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
      • Saturday 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

DO NOT ACCEPT:

  • Plastic bags
  • Wrap or film
  • Motor oil bottles
  • Styrofoam 
  • Paper contaminated with food or grease
  • Tissue, gift wrap
  • Ceramics
  • Empty paint cans
  • Dishes, windows
  • Aluminum pans or aluminum foil

 Recycling Map 2019 

AREA #1

 March  16 - 20  June  22 - 26
 March - April  30 - 3  July  6 - 10
 April  13 - 17  July  20 - 24
 April - May  27 - 1  August  3 - 7
 May   11 - 15  August  17 - 21
 ** May  25 - 29  August - Sept.  31 - 4
 June  8 - 12  Sept.  14 - 18

 

AREA #2

 March  9 - 13  ** June - July  29 - 3
 March  23 - 27  July  13 - 17
 April  6 - 10  July  27 - 31
 April  20 - 24  August  10 - 14
 May  4 - 8  August  24 - 28
 May  18 - 22  ** September   7 - 11
June  1 - 5  September  21 - 25
 June  15 - 19  October  5 - 9

**  Holiday week - recycling pickup will slide by one day 

For more information and recycling questions, please contact Outagamie County Recycling & Solid Waste: