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Collection Estimates, Week of May 2 (for more current information, use the maps below):

West side crews will begin the week finishing the second and final round for the Friday refuse collection area. If you are in the Friday collection area, please consult the maps below to see if crews have serviced your neighborhood for the second and final time. Yard waste set out after crews have been through your area for the second and final time may not be collected until the fall.

Most west side residents have received both of their guaranteed spring collections.  If you live in the Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday refuse collection areas on the west side of Madison, do not set yard waste to the curb.   This material may not be collected until the fall because your areas have received two rounds of spring leaf/yard waste collection.

If your area has been completed, please bring your yard waste to one of the three drop off sites.

Once crews finish the last few sections of the Friday refuse collection area, which will likely happen early next week, guaranteed curbside leaf and yard waste collection ends for west side residents until the fall.

Material set out after the second and final scheduled collection may not be collected until the fall leaf collection season. The start of the fall leaf collection season will be announced at a later time.

The estimates are based upon the best available information at this time. Actual collection times are dependent upon workload, weather conditions, and equipment availability. For more current information regarding where the crews are working, please use the Collection Area Maps below.

Leaves and yard waste can still be brought to the drop off sites.




To minimize the amount of time your leaf/yard waste pile is at the curb, click on the below map for the refuse collection area a day ahead of your own collection day. For example, if you have a Wednesday refuse collection day, you should click on the map for the Tuesday Refuse Collection area.

When the map for the refuse collection area the day before yours is colored blue, that means crews are currently collecting from that area. When crews finish that area, they will then be in your neighborhood. And you should have your leaf/yard waste out before crews get to your neighborhood, otherwise it could be set out late and not picked for weeks.

Therefore, when the map for the refuse collection area ahead of yours is blue, you should get your leaf/yard waste curb side. This method ensures your leaf/yard waste is ready prior to crews arriving in your neighborhood. It will shorten the amount of time the pile is on the terrace. And it ensures that you will not miss the crews and need to wait several weeks for the next collection.

The numbers on the map correspond to an internal numbering scheme for assigning zones to crews. They are not dates and can be ignored.

The areas of the map that are shaded blue are the ones currently receiving collection. You can track our progress by clicking through the maps and finding the ones with areas shaded blue. Maps are updated at the end of the work day and do not update automatically when crews finish an area.


collection area maps / See where the crews are working:


West side residents can also bring their material to the yard waste drop-off sites.

Maps are updated daily during collection periods. This page was updated on 4/29/16 at 2:29 pm