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The Streets Division will not perform refuse, recycling, brush, or large item collections on Monday, September 6, 2021 in observance of the Labor Day holiday. The drop-off sites will also be closed.

Trash & Recycling Collection
Madison residents who have their refuse and recycling collected on Mondays by the Streets Division should place their scheduled cart(s) to the curb for collection by 6:30am on Tuesday, September 7, 2021.

Only residents that have a Monday collection day will experience a delay in refuse and recycling pickup services.

Residents that have a Tuesday collection of refuse and recycling should also place their scheduled cart(s) out for emptying by 6:30am on September 7.

All residents who set out carts after 6:30am on their scheduled pickup day may miss their collection opportunity and will need to wait until the next scheduled pickup day to have their carts emptied.

Large Item Collection
Due to the holiday, large item collection will begin on Tuesday, September 7, 2021 for residents who submitted work orders to set out items on September 5.

As a reminder, all large item collections must be scheduled in advance by submitting a work order.

To create your work order to get your items collected, go to

Drop-off Sites
The City of Madison drop-off sites will be closed on Monday, September 6, 2021 in observance of Labor Day.

The drop-off sites will reopen on Tuesday, September 7 at 7:30am.

Check the Streets Division’s website to ensure the site is open before loading up a vehicle to bring material to a site, and also residents should be prepared to wait in a line before entering the sites.

Additional Information
Additional information about all of the Streets Division’s recycling and solid waste services is available at our web site


  • Bryan Johnson, 608-267-2626,
  • Streets Division - West Office, 608-266-4681
  • Streets Division - East Office, 608-246-4532