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City of Whitewater Shares Leaf and Yard Waste Collection Dates

According to a press release from the City of Whitewater, the Department of Public Works will collect leaf and yard waste during specific time periods in October and November.


Residents may place their bagged yard waste on the curb no earlier than Saturday, October 22, for collection during the week of:

• October 24 - October 28, 2022


Residents may place their bagged yard waste on the curb no earlier than Saturday, November 5, for collection during the week of:

• November 7 - November 11, 2022

• November 14 - November 18, 2022


However, all bags must be brought to the curb for final collection by November 14. Bio-Bags left outside in the elements during the winter months will not be collected during the spring collection.


For residents who miss the deadline of November 18, a dumpster will be available at the City garage (150 E. Starin Rd.) between November 21 - December 2, between 7 a.m. and 3 p.m., Monday through Friday. Spring collection will be dependent on weather conditions.


Yard waste is defined as leaves, weeds, grass clippings, and yard and garden debris. Yard waste must be bagged in 30 gallon or smaller biodegradable, clear, or transparent bags only. Yard waste will not be collected if not property bagged or placed in non-transparent or black bags. The City offers Bio-Bags, in the fall only, at the Finance Department. Residents may also use the compost site to dispose of leaf and yard waste. The compost site is open on Saturdays from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. and on Wednesdays from 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.


The compost site will close for the season at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, November 16, 2022. Residents requesting brush collection should call 473-0560 to make an appointment for pick up on Tuesdays.


For additional questions or concerns, contact the Streets Department at (262) 473-0560. For other requests, visit https://www.whitewater-wi.gov/RequestTracker.aspx.


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