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August Moving Days Are Here
Posted 8/1/2022
Today, the Streets Division begins the annual August Moving Days clean-up. Below is a summary explaining Streets Division operations in the coming weeks as well as providing …
Reminder: New Trash/Recycling Schedule Starts Monday, August 1, 2022
Posted 7/28/2022
The City of Madison Streets Division would like to remind you to download and use the trash and recycling calendar for your home, especially if you live on the west side of …
August Moving Days: Donate! Donate! Donate!
Posted 7/26/2022
The August Moving Days creates over 1 million pounds of extra garbage every year. Some of these items could be used again instead of cluttering the terrace waiting to be crushed …
August Moving Days: How to Recycle Televisions, Computers, and Other Electronics
Posted 7/25/2022
Electronics must be delivered to the Streets Division’s drop-off sites, or to a reputable private electronics recycler in the area. These steps will protect your data and ensure …
August Moving Days: How to Set Out Appliances, Furniture, & Other Large Items for Collection
Posted 7/21/2022
When placing large items out to the curb, please follow the below placement guidelines: Keep items away from obstructions like fire hydrants and street signs Do not place …
August Moving Days: How to Use the Large Item Work Order System during the Move Out
Posted 7/20/2022
Starting the week of August 7, 2022 and ending on Friday, August 19, 2022, the large item work order rules are different for items that are collected at no cost for residents …
Food Scraps Drop-off at Farmers' Markets a Success
Posted 7/19/2022
The food scraps recycling drop-off program at the South Madison Farmers’ Market and the Eastside Farmers’ Market on Tuesday evenings have been a success. Since the drop-off …
August Moving Days: Daily Collections of Carts in Student Move Area
Posted 7/18/2022
Starting at 6:30 a.m. on Monday August 1, 2022 residents in the downtown moving days area can place trash and recycling collection carts out for pickup. On every weekday between …
Award-Winning Master Recycler Course Returns July 20, 2022
Posted 7/15/2022
The green recycling carts emptied by the City of Madison Streets Division have far too much stuff in there just doesn’t belong. Your green carts should only contain clean and …
August Moving Days Fast Approaching
Posted 7/14/2022
The annual August Moving Days ritual in downtown Madison will begin soon. On top of packing, hauling, and saying goodbyes, the 20,000-plus Madison residents shuffling apartments …
Final Day to Vote for Electric Compactor Names
Posted 7/5/2022
Today, July 5, 2022, is the final day to vote for the names of the electric compactors at the Streets Division’s Sycamore Avenue drop-off site. Voting will close at 11:59pm …
Final Week to Vote for the Compactor Names
Posted 6/28/2022
You have until July 5, 2022 to vote on the name of the electric compactors at the Sycamore Avenue drop-off site. When you vote, you will be ranking the top five names for the …
No Streets Division Collections on Monday, July 4, 2022
Posted 6/27/2022
There will be no trash, recycling, brush, or large item collection on Monday, July 4, 2022 in observance of the Independence Day holiday. The Streets Division drop-off sites …
Brush from June 13, 2022 Storm to be Collected by Friday, July 8, 2022
Posted 6/22/2022
Streets Division has a goal to have all brush related to the June 13, 2022 storm collected from the curb by Friday, July 8, 2022. You should place your brush to the curb for …
Vote to Name the Streets Division's Electric Compactors
Posted 6/22/2022
The election to name the Streets Division electric compactors is now open. The final day to vote is Tuesday, July 5, 2022. How to Vote for Your Electric Compactors Go to the …
Vote to Name the Streets Division's Electric Compactors
Posted 6/22/2022
The election to name the Streets Division electric compactors is now open. The final day to vote is Tuesday, July 5, 2022. How to Vote for Your Electric Compactors Go to the …
Complete 2022 Trash and Recycling Collection Calendars Now Available
Posted 6/21/2022
Madison residents can now download their trash and recycling calendars for the entirety of 2022. How to Get Your Collection Calendar Go to the Streets Division’s collection …
Storm Response Operations Update
Posted 6/16/2022
Clean-up operations from the June 13 storm will continue through the week and onto Saturday. Collection will resume next week following the Juneteenth holiday. Residents …
Storm Clean-Up Operations Update for June 15, 2022
Posted 6/15/2022
Urban Forestry crews continue responding to damage caused by the severe storm of June 13, 2022. Today, Urban Forestry crews will be focusing on clearing the remaining reported …
Brush Collection & Storm Clean Up Operations Update
Posted 6/14/2022
The Streets and Urban Forestry Division have been hard at work cleaning up from yesterday’s storm. Below is an update on the clean-up operations and directions for residents on …
Urban Forestry Responding to Storm Damage
Posted 6/13/2022
The City of Madison Urban Forestry and Streets Division are responding this afternoon’s severe storm. Crews will be working through evening clearing downed trees from roadways …
Streets Division Closed June 19 and June 20 in Observance of Juneteenth
Posted 6/13/2022
Streets Division drop-off sites will be closed on Sunday, June 19, 2022 and Monday, June 20, 2022. On Monday, June 20, there will be no recycling, trash or other curbside …
Food Scraps Recycling Begins on June 14, 2022 at Two Neighborhood Farmers' Markets
Posted 6/8/2022
Mark your calendars. Food scraps recycling returns next week! From June 14, 2022 until September 27, 2022 on Tuesday evenings, you will be able to drop off certain food scraps …
Trashy McTrashface? Compressica Simpson? Or Something Else?
Posted 6/1/2022
The deadline to submit your suggestions to name the trash and recycling compactors at our Sycamore Avenue drop-off site is June 7, 2022. We have received nearly 400 individual …
Curbside Yard Waste Collection Now Complete; Collection Will Return in the Fall
Posted 5/27/2022
The Streets Division’s last chance yard waste collection round is complete. All neighborhoods have received their third and final curbside pickup this spring. Do not place yard …
Electronics Recycling Event June 4, 2022 at Warner Park
Posted 5/24/2022
Universal Recycling Technologies (URT) is hosting a one-day electronics recycling event at Warner Park parking lot (2930 N. Sherman Ave.) on Saturday, June 4, 2022 from 8:00am …
What Can You Take for Food Scraps Recycling at the Market Drop-off Locations?
Posted 5/24/2022
This summer from June 14, 2022 until September 27, 2022 you will be able to drop off certain food scraps at two neighborhood farmer’s markets. In order for this program to be a …
No Streets Division Collections on Memorial Day, May 30, 2022
Posted 5/23/2022
There will be no recycling, trash, brush, or large item collections performed by the City of Madison Streets Division on Monday, May 30, 2021 in observance of the Memorial Day …
Help Name the Streets Division's Electric Compactors
Posted 5/19/2022
Compactrick McCrunchface & Flatten O’Squishly? Squeezy-E & Makes Cubes? Ken Cramthings & Mangle’em Bialik? Darth Squasher & Emperor Pulvertine? (Shut Up, Wesley) Crusher & …
Food Scraps Recycling at Eastside Farmer's Market Begins on June 14, 2022
Posted 5/17/2022
The City of Madison in partnership with Sustain Dane and Neighborhood Food Solutions is happy to announce the second location for food scraps recycling this summer. Individuals …
City Celebrates Infrastructure and Public Works Weeks: May 16-20
Posted 5/16/2022
The City of Madison invites the community to celebrate the City’s Public Works agencies and infrastructure progress for Infrastructure and Public Works weeks, May 16-20, 2022. …
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