Refuse Guidelines

The following items can be placed in your refuse cart:

  • General household refuse items
  • Small furniture
  • Small auto parts (mufflers, etc.)
  • Minor construction debris
  • Non-recyclable plastic and foam materials

The following items should not be placed in your cart:

  • Large furniture (residents must contact GFL at 262-679-0860 for pickup)
  • Large appliances (washers, dryers, refrigerators, etc.) Residents must contact GFL at 262-679-0860 for pickup. 
  • Christmas Trees - place trees at roadside. 2022 pickup is from December 31st - February 4th.
  • Tires:  Tire only no rims, Limited to one tire per week/household (residents must contact GFL at 262-679-0860 for pickup)

The following items will not be picked up:

  • Large amounts of stone, concrete, rubble, earth or sod
  • Large auto parts (engine blocks, heads, fenders)
  • Toxic or hazardous waste
  • Motor Oil
  • Grass clippings
  • Brush & Leaves (Small amounts of yard waste, brush and leaves commingled with normal household refuse shall be deemed acceptable)
  • All recyclable materials
  • Automobile Batteries

Mixed Refuse

The Contractor has the right to refuse to pick up refuse if it contains large amounts of recyclable material. In such cases, the contractor shall notify the generator by affixing a notice to the material container and shall notify the City of Muskego Public Works Department on a weekly basis of the addresses involved.