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wide_bridgeTrash Collection
Pick up is Mondays (generally delayed one day if Monday falls on a holiday). Place on curb by 7 a.m. More information is available on the Johns Disposal website.

Recycling
Picked up weekly with trash. Recyclable materials include newspapers, cardboard, cans, glass, cartons and plastics and may be mixed in yellow containers provided by Johns Disposal.

Yard Waste
Yard waste should be put in 30 gallon paper bags available from local hardware stores. Each bag must have a green sticker attached. Purchase these stickers for $1.00 each directly from any board member. Yard waste bags will be collected every Monday along with your trash and recycling items from April through November. Please have bags on the curb by 7 a.m.

Branches
Branches smaller than 6 inches in diameter and cut into pieces no longer than 4 feet in length, tied with twine and not exceeding 60 lbs. or 1 ft. in diameter, will also be picked up on Mondays from April through November with green sticker attached.

Leaf Pickup
From your curb only, beginning in October until the first snowfall. Please leave a gap of 6 inches between the leaves and curb to allow for the flow of rainwater. Do not mix in yard waste or plants with the leaves.

Hazardous Waste
Drop off between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. every 3rd Saturday, April through October at 6200 21st. St. in Racine. For more information on what type of items are accepted, click here or call 636-9181.

Christmas Tree Pickup
One day only! January 12 if it falls on a Friday or the first Friday after January 12. Must be at the curb by 7 a.m.

Snow Plowing
Village streets are plowed when there are 2-3 inches of snow or at the discretion of the public works trustee. All cars must be off the street.

The public works trustee coordinates maintenance for streets, bridges, curbs, street lights, signs, village hall, street cleaning, lakefront, ravines and public land use permits. E-mail vnbpublicworks@gmail.com for questions or concerns.