Recycling & Refuse - Residences
The City of Evansville has a contract with
Advanced Disposal for
all residential refuse and recycling collection since
Advance Disposal Inforomation
Frequently Asked Questions:
What are my choices for cart sizes?
35 gallon cart: 37.5” high,
19” wide, 23.75” deep, 22 lbs.
64 gallon cart: 41.5” high,
24” wide, 27” deep, 29 lbs.
96 gallon cart: 46” high, 26”
wide, 34.5” deep, 40 lbs. (default size)
Can I change cart size later?
Yes, but there may be an additional charge.
What is the collection schedule
2016 Trash &
Bulk item collection will
go to a monthly collection on the first collection day of the
Appliances and freon-containing
items will not be collected as part of the City
constrcted service. Residents still need to scheduled with the contractor
and may have to pay additional charges.
Electronics (e-waste) will
be able to be disposed at the Public Works Garage (533 S. Madison
St) at no additional charge. It is illegal to dispose of
electronic items in the garbage;
Holidays: In weeks with a
national holiday, all collection dates occurring on or after the
holiday will be delayed one day.
Who should I contact if I have other
What about chemicals and hazardous
The Clean Sweep program provides
county residents with a safe and affordable way to dispose of
Please see Rock County
website for additional info....
What about yard waste?
The city will pick up yard waste
the first full work week of each month from April through October.
Please cut brush to 6 foot lengths and place on the terrace parallel
to the curb. Yard waste
(leaves, clippings, etc) must be
bagged or in containers.
Materials placed in the street have a tendency to clog
stormwater drainage and cause local flooding; please keep brush and
yard waste on the terrace.
Annual Fall leaf pick-up begins in late
October and runs until Thanksgiving, weather permitting. Place
leaf-piles in the street adjacent to the gutter, not on the terraces.
You may also drop
off yard waste at the city’s drop-off site at 465 Water Street. This
site is open to Evansville residents for yard waste only.
Weather permitting the site is open on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 2:30
from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
starting April 13th
2016 until the Saturday
Wednesday evening drop off
may close sooner than Thanksgiving due to daylight savings and limited
What is allowed for yard waste
The following items not allowed for yard waste
No dimensional lumber