Village of Waunakee


    For questions regarding your service, contact us below or call 608-257-4285.

    The Village of Waunakee receives automated cart collection for all trash and recycling pickups. Trash and recycling are both collected weekly.

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    The standard cart size for the Village of Waunakee is a 95-gallon trash cart (brown) and a 95-gallon recycling cart (blue). 35-gallon and 65-gallon carts are available as well. There is a one-time $45.00 fee to have us switch your cart(s) at the curb. You can make arrangements with the Village of Waunakee exchange your cart at the Public Works Garage by calling 608-849-5712. You can also bring your current cart size to our office in Madison for an exchange (by appointment). We need one day notice to bring carts over from another location. Please contact us to make arrangements. 

    Every year the Village of Waunakee has a free curbside spring clean-up event (typically in May). During this event, extra bags, furniture items, and miscellaneous items are accepted for free curbside pickup. When the event is scheduled, it will be posted on our website with the list of items that will or will not be collected along with any preparation guidelines. The Village usually mails out a flyer as well.

    Throughout the rest of the year or for items not accepted in the clean-up events, please call us with details of the quantity and types of items. We are happy to provide you with the bulky item disposal cost and instructions for disposal, as well as alternative disposal options if available.