Town of Lanark - Waste & Recycling
Residences north of State Hwy 54 have garbage pickup every Friday with recycling every other week.
Residences on State Hwy 54 and south have garbage pickup every Tuesday with recycling every other week.Many state and federal laws
regulate what may be placed with your solid waste. We appreciate your assistance with the following
Holidays affect the schedule by delaying
pickup until the following day. The pickup and recycling schedule for 2017 is available here.
Please set out no later than 4:00 AM on
the collection date and no more than 24 hours in advance.
Residents are encouraged to remove their garbage carts from the
road right-of-way (except on pickup days) to avoid snow plow damage and
*See the Portage County Recycling Guide for additional information
appliances or furniture. Includes refrigerator,
stove, dishwasher, washer/dryer, freezer, dehumidifier, furnace, hot water
heater, microwave, air conditioner.
you wish to dispose of appliances, furniture, or other large items,
please contact the Portage County Solid Waste Department.
- No Yard
Waste (brush, leaves, grass
- *No liquids and No
chemicals. No oil based paint, thinners,
insecticides, herbicides, liquid cleaners, lacquers, gas, motor oil, etc. Dried latex paint may be disposed of with the
- *No recyclables in
trash. Glass containers, aluminum cans,
#1 through #7 plastics, tin cans, newspaper, magazines and corrugated cardboard
should be recycled.
Recycling reduces the volume of trash needing landfill space and helps control your waste disposal cost!
- No ashes.
- No oil filters or
- *No tires.
- No Auto
Electronics. Includes televisions,
computers, monitors, cellular phones, copiers, printers, DVD players, VCRs, etc.
containers of recycled items (or any other container handled by a
driver) should be limited to 30 gallons in volume and 50 pounds or less.
- Trash carts have a weight limit of roughly 100 pounds. Waste
trucks lift the cart with a mechanical arm. If your cart is
too heavy for the arm to lift, the driver will not be able to empty
The Town of Lanark
contracts with Advanced Disposal for waste and recycling
collection. If you have questions or concerns about your service,
Advanced Disposal has asked that you contact them directly:
Dale Marth, Municipal Marketing & Government Affairs Manager
Telephone: 1-888-271-7176 (Extension 723)