Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

Welcome to the official website of the City of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin!

If you have questions or concerns, please contact the Public Works Department: (920) 887-4635

Bulk waste pickup up opportunities
occur twice per year.
The dates fall on the resident's first
garbage pickup day of May and October
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Garbage and Animal Waste

If plastic bags will be placed in cart, they must be of the see- through variety to assure compliance with recycling law and ordinance. Animal wastes shall be placed in a sealed see-through plastic bag and then placed in cart.

Ashes or Burnt Materials

Shall not be put in cart in a hot or smoldering state. Allow at least 72 hours cooling time before placing in cart.

TVs & Electronics

Click Here > to learn more about disposing of unwanted electronics.

Appliances or White Goods

Click Here > to find resources for disposing of unwanted appliances or white goods

Construction Waste:

Material generated from residents performing their own work will be collected provided such materials are able to be placed in the garbage cart and do not prevent the lid from being substantially closed.

Materials not collected include, but are not limited to, rough metals, rain gutters or spouts, concrete, rocks and bricks etc.  

Construction waste of any kind will not be collected as a result of contractors performing the work.

Miscellaneous Information:

The Advanced Disposal manned truck is available for disposal of bulk waste and/or miscellaneous trash on the first Wednesday afternoon of the month from 4:00 to 7:00 P.M. and the third Saturday of each month, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, at the south end of Myrtle Rd.  Important:  Enter Myrtle Road off of Cooper Street.  The line will begin at the south end of Myrtle Road.  This bulk truck service is for City of Beaver Dam residential use only.  Businesses and Contractors must find alternate methods of disposal. 

Tires -are not collected curbside or accepted at the drop-off site. Local car care centers typically offer disposal for a small fee, in some cases, as little as $5.

Lead Acid Batteries - are not collected curbside; they can be brought to the Public Works Garage during regular business hours. Stop at office for instructions.

Waste Engine Oil is not collected curbside. It can be disposed of at the Public Works garage during business hours only. Stop at office for instructions.

Engine Anti-Freeze will not be collected curbside. It can be disposed of at the Public Works Garage during business hours only. Stop at office for instructions.

  • Phone: (920) 887-4635
  • Office Hours:
    7:00 am - 12 pm
    12:30 pm - 3:30 pm Mon - Fri

Fruits and vegetables, including pumpkins, are considered garbage and must be containerized in collection cart, and not placed in a loose manner curbside for collection.

Paint, air dry. Liquid latex paint in the can by removing the lid.  To speed up this process, you can mix sand, cement, plaster of paris or kitty litter with the paint.  Once dried, you can dispose of your dried paint/can in your garbage cart.  Please leave the lid off so that it can be seen that the paint is no longer in a liquid state.