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Brush & large item collections may be delayed after the holiday.

There will be no refuse, recycling, brush, or large item collection on Wednesday, July 4 in observance of the Independence Day holiday. The yard waste drop-off sites will also be closed.

Madison residents who normally have their refuse and recycling collected on Wednesday should instead place their carts to the curb for collection by 7am on Thursday, July 5. Only residents within the Wednesday district will have their collection of refuse and recycling delayed due to the holiday.

Refuse and recycling for the Thursday district will also be collected on July 5.

Since the Streets Division will be collecting refuse and recycling from both the Wednesday and Thursday districts on July 5, it is very important that residents in these areas place their carts curbside prior to 7am on that day. Carts set out late may not be collected by our crews until the next scheduled collection day.

Also, since Streets Division crews will be diverted from their normal tasks in order to collect refuse and recycling from the Wednesday and Thursday districts on July 5, other services, such as brush and large item collection, will be temporarily delayed.

The City of Madison drop-off sites will be open the following hours around the upcoming holiday:

  • July 2, Monday -  8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
  • July 3, Tuesday - 8:30 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.
  • July 4, Wednesday - Closed
  • July 5, Thursday - 8:30 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.

The drop-off sites are located at 1501 W. Badger Rd. on the southwest side and 4602 Sycamore Ave on the east side. The yard waste only site at 402 South Point Rd will also be open as noted above.

Information about all of the Streets Division’s recycling and solid waste services, including our drop-off sites, can be found at our web site, or by contacting our offices. East side residents, which are residents east of S. Park Street, including the isthmus, should call 608-246-4532. West side residents, which are residents west of S. Park Street, should call 608-266-4681.