Sanitation Updates

Christmas Tree Collection

The City of Oshkosh Sanitation Division would like to inform residents that residential curbside Christmas tree collection will take place on the regularly scheduled garbage collection day the weeks of January 8 thru January 12 and January 22 thru January 26, 2024.

  • Artificial or flocked trees will NOT be collected.
  • Trees must be removed from plastic bags.
  • Place trees on the terrace or driveway apron, no later than 7 am on your scheduled garbage collection day.
  • Remove all decorations, lights and the tree stand. Trees must not be buried by snow.
  • Christmas wreaths, garland or swags that contain a metal frame and artificial trees should be placed in the garbage cart.
  • Trees may also be dropped off at the city’s Yard Waste Drop off Site. Winter hours are in effect from December 1st to March 31st. Winter hours for the drop off site are 7:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday, closed on weekends and city holidays. A permit is required to use the city’s Yard Waste Drop off Site.

If you would like more information please contact the Sanitation Division at (920) 232-5383.


Garbage and Recycling Holiday collection schedule changes

The City of Oshkosh Sanitation Division would like to remind residents that due to the City’s observance of the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays, there will be no garbage or recycling collection on Monday, December 25, 2023 and on Monday, January 1, 2024.

Collections for the remainder of the week will be one day later. Garbage and recycling scheduled for pickup on Friday, December 29, 2023 moves to Saturday, December 30, 2023. Collections scheduled for Friday, January 5, 2024 will move to Saturday, January 6, 2024. Regular services will resume on Monday, January 8, 2024.

Additionally, the city’s yard waste drop-off center located on W. 3rd Avenue (between Idaho Street & Ohio Street) is also closed for the holidays on Monday, December 25, 2023, Tuesday, December 26, 2023 and on Monday, January 1, 2024. The drop-off center will re-open Wednesday, December 27, 2023 and Tuesday, January 2, 2024. The winter hours are 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday thru Friday. The drop-off center is closed on Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays during the winter schedule.

Residential curbside Christmas tree collection will take place on the regularly scheduled garbage collection day the weeks of January 8 thru January 12 and January 22 thru January 26, 2024.

If you would like more information, please contact the Sanitation Division at (920) 232-5383.