Curbside Pick-up Services


BRUSH PICK-UP SERVICE - BEGINNING APRIL 1ST, then alternating weeks thereafter

Brush service is not available during the months of November through March, unless a major storm occurs, (the last scheduled date for   chipping brush will be October 29th.

Brush needs to be placed curbside before 6 a.m.

Brush pickup includes tree branches, twigs, grass and shrub clippings, leaves, weeds, general yard waste and garden waste material.

  • Cuttings less than 8 inches in diameter: Branches or limbs less than 8 inches in diameter may be neatly piled or stacked with the butt end toward the curb side for collection. Each individual branch or limb shall not exceed 50 pounds in weight.

  • Cuttings greater than 8 inches in diameter: All cuttings greater than 8 inches in diameter such as tree trunks, whether cut in blocks or whole, or large main branches shall be disposed of by the cutter and shall not be collected by the City.

  • Cuttings done by private contractor: All tree, brush or shrubbery cuttings resulting from work performed by a private tree care or gardening/landscape contractor shall be disposed of by said contractor and shall not be collected by the City.

Holiday trees will be picked up in January.

No brush is allowed at any time at the City's compost site located in Firemen's Park.



BEGINNING APRIL 1ST, then alternating weeks thereafter, The Public Works Department picks up the following items curbside every other Monday throughout the year. 

FALL LEAF PICKUP: Loose leaves must be placed in the curb line (pickup beginning October 15th through November 16) or can be taken to the compost site located in Firemen’s Park.

GRASS, LEAF AND GARDEN DEBRIS PICKUP:  Grass, Leaves and Garden Debris should be placed in clear bags or proper receptacles, not to exceed 35 pounds. 

RECEPTACLES: Any person disposing of yard rubbish shall prepare the same for collection for placing it in a suitable receptacle. Receptacles shall be clear plastic bags filled to weigh no more than 35 pounds. Paper bags, pails, steel or cardboard drums and dark-colored plastic bags are not allowed for rubbish containers and will not be picked up by the City.

SCRAP IRON and METAL: Scrap iron and metal (except automobile bodies)



AMMUNITION: Ammunition shall not be placed with garbage or rubbish for collection but shall be brought to the Waterloo Police Department or call 920.478.2343

WOOD:  The Department of Public Works no longer picks up wood products of any type.  They will only pick-up trees and/or bushes.  Wood products will need to broken or cut up and placed in garbage containers. (Items dropped off at the Public Works yard are no longer accepted)

E-WASTE:  E-waste (TV's computers and other electronic items) should NOT be placed with garbage and rubbish for collection.  These items can be dropped off at Waterloo Water & Light during normal business hours.