Garbage & Recycling

Garbage is collected Monday mornings
Place garbage at the curb before 8:00 am in a clear or white plastic bag, NO RECYCLABLES!

1 bag per residence, additional bags may be placed at the curb with Garbage Sticker purchased at Village Clerk’s office for $1/sticker.


Garbage Tag $1.00 Each


Need Stickers? Village Hall Closed? We have a solution!!




Garbage Stickers now available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week! Located at Guns & Ammo, 219 N Mill Street, Browntown. Available in packs of 5 stickers for $5.00 in the vending machine.



 *** NO STICKERS on the GARBAGE?? $5.00/bag with no sticker after your first bag. $5.00 charges will be added to your water/sewer garbage bill and billed quarterly***




Remember that state and local laws require everyone in Wisconsin to recycle newspaper; office paper; magazines; cardboard; glass, plastic, aluminum, and steel food and beverage containers; tires; yard waste; appliances; motor oil; and lead acid batteries. Call your local recycling program for more information or visit and search for ‘What to recycle'

Recyclables can be dropped off behind the Village Hall at 110 S Mill Street on SATURDAYS(except holidays) from 8:00 am -10:00 am. Recyclables accepted at drop off are aluminum cans, tin/metal containers, plastics, glass, broken down cardboard, paper placed in paper bag and tied with twine. Now available is Monday - Friday drop off of aluminum, tin/steel containers and cardboard from 8am-5pm daily, look for the recycling wagon and drop door for cardboard. Plastic bags may be taken to stores for drop off where accepted.





Acceptable Recyclables:

Aluminum Cans, Brown Paper Bags, Cardboard(flattened), Catalogs, Construction Paper, Glass Jars and Bottles, Junk Mail(including envelopes), Magazines, Newspapers(including inserts), Office Paper, Paperback Books, Paper Egg Cartons, Plastics #1-7, Telephone Books

Unacceptable Items:

Appliances, Clothing, Compost, Diapers, Food, Furniture, Hangers, Light Bulbs, Mirrors, Paper Plates, Plastic Bags, Styrofoam, Take-Out Packaging/Utensils, Trash, Window Glass, Yard Waste


Please place in BROWN PAPER BAGS your lawn clippings, small sticks, twigs or other appropriate lawn/garden waste and leave by the curb on TUESDAYS for pick up. You may also neatly stack wood or brush by the curb for pick up. Please make sure it is a manageable size and neatly stacked for pick up on TUESDAYS.

Burning in The Village

You are welcome to have a campfire with untreated wood, cook food outdoors, BUT burning garbage/trash/household good is NOT allowed. Please see Green County Landfill website at for disposal methods or watch for the  Village of Browntown Clean Up Days usually in MAY of each year. Need more information? Check out the DNR website on burning, protect your air quality and be a good neighbor!