Trash & Recycling Curbside Pickup

The City contracts with Town and County Sanitation, Inc for waste and recycling pickup
Town and County Sanitation, Inc
P: 1-800-626-1915

Resolution Implementing the Tagging System and Fees, Reso-2014-9 

Garbage Collection

Richland Center’s household garbage is collected as follows effective 11/1/2018 – 12/31/2025:

Collection Schedule Dates

Recycling Instructions

Letter Regarding Routes 

Trash containers must be placed at the curb for pickup by 6:00 AM. Containers should not be placed out at the curb earlier than 24 hours prior to the collection and should be removed from the curb side the same day of collection. This garbage collection is intended for normal household waste only.

Normal household waste collection is not intended for building materials, yard waste, furniture or appliances. These items must be taken to the landfill. Please do not include batteries, liquids, or needles with your household waste. Medical needles should be returned to the medical supply source where they can be disposed of in the proper manor. Liquids in containers as the material is compressed in the trucks can and do explode. Paints may be placed in with your household waste as long as the lid is off and the paint has dried out in the can.

Recyclable materials should be separated and placed into your container provided for this purpose.


Place at curbside by 6:00 AM

What to Recycle

Recycling Instructions

Waste oil – can be taken to the Richland County Highway Shop for disposal

The City does not collect the following material and they should not be placed at the curb. If the following material is left at the curb, you will receive a notice in the mail. If the material is not removed, it will be removed at your expense: lumber, rocks, concrete, soil, sod, metal, furniture.

The following three haulers serve the City:
Town & Country Sanitation 1-800-626-1915
Waste Management 1-877-969-2783
Southwest Sanitation, LLC at 608-637-8010