Trash & Recycling

Weekly Trash Collection

Weekly trash collection is provided to one, two, and three-family residences in the City of West Allis. Trash must be accessible to crews at an alley or curb location by 7 a.m. on the assigned day of collection.

Find your pick-up day by looking up your address in our Property Search tool.

ITEMS NOT ACCEPTED WITH TRASH COLLECTION

biweekly recycling collection

The City provides every other week recycling collection service for one to four-family residences. Recyclables should be placed at the curb or alley edge by 7 a.m. on the same day as your trash collection.

Find your pick up week by looking up your address in our Property Search tool.

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ACCEPTED RECYCLING ITEMS 

Please do not bag or contain the following items - simply place them directly in your City of West Allis recycling cart for pick-up.

Aluminum & Steel (Clean, Empty and Rinsed) 

  • Aerosol Cans 
  • Cans 
  • Clean Foil & Trays 

Cardboard

  • Cereal Boxes 
  • Food Boxes 
  • Shipping/Moving Boxes 
  • Paper Rolls 
  • Egg Cartons 

Glass (Clean, Empty and Rinsed)

  • Glass Bottles, Jugs and Jars 

Paper

  • Junk Mail 
  • Paper Bags 
  • Magazines 
  • Newspaper 
  • Office Paper 
  • Phone Books 

Plastic (Clean, Empty and Rinsed)

  • Plastics numbered 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
  • Plastic Bottles and Containers

ITEMS NOT ACCEPTED IN RECYCLING CARTS

  • Batteries*
  • Broken Glass 
  •  Bubble Wrap 
  • Ceramics 
  • Dishes 
  • Electronics**
  • Garbage 
  • Hazardous Waste*
  • Light Bulbs 
  • Mirrors
  • Motor Oil 
  • Paint Cans* (note: latex paint cans CAN be collected with your weekly trash pick-up. Dry out cans and leave the open can for pick-up with your garbage).
  •  Plastic Bags 
  • Styrofoam 
  • Syringes or Medical Waste 
  • Yard Waste***

* Drop off disposal may be available through MMSD's Hazardous Waste Drop Off Program. Learn more.

** Drop off disposal may be available through City of West Allis e-cycling program. Learn more.

*** Separate collection rules apply; drop off disposal available at City sites. Learn more. 

CitY DUMP & DROP-OFF SITES

Trash and recyclables may also be dropped off at the City dump and drop-off sites. View hours and locations here. 

purchase garbage or recycling carts

Trash and/or recycling carts can be purchased online here.

Additional information

For additional information about trash or recycling collection in West Allis, view the documents below: