Leaf & Yard Waste Collection

Collection Guidelines

The City of Whitewater - Department of Public Works will collect spring leaf and yard waste the:

 •          Week of April 4 – April 8, 2022

•           Week of April 11 – April 14, 2022 

*Dates may be subject to change in the event we experience accumulating snow during this time.

Yard waste is defined as leaves, 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.

Please place your bagged yard waste on the curb no earlier than Saturday, April 2, (for collection beginning on April 4) and April 9, (for collection beginning on April 11). All bags must be brought to the curb by 7:00 a.m., on April 14, for collection by City staff.

Residents may also use the compost site to dispose of leaf and yard waste. The compost site will on open for the season on Saturday, April 2, from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. and Wednesdays, beginning April 6, from 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. The loader will be available on the first Saturday of each month until the site closes for the season, typically around mid November . 

Residents requesting brush collection should call 262- 473-0560 to make an appointment for pickup on Tuesdays. Residents may also submit a request online

Yard Waste Ordinance

NOTICE: City Ordinance Chapter 12.08 – Street Obstructions, Section: 12.08.010 – Residents are prohibited from depositing any yard waste debris on city streets or right of ways other than City of Whitewater designated days.


If you have any questions please feel free to call the Department of Public Works at 262-473-0560.

Submit a Request for Brush Pickup