Solid Waste Utility

General Information

For the purposes of providing specific public services the Village may create a "utility" to manage those services.  The Village has determined to manage the collection and disposal of solid waste defined generally as garbage and recycling materials that the creation of a utility is necessary.  This generally means these services are supported only with user fees and not property taxes.  


The Solid Waste Utility provides the following services to residents and customers:

  • Weekly curbside pickup of garbage with a Village provided cart (residential or nonresidential request only)
  • Bi-weekly curbside pickup of recycling with a Village provided cart (residential or nonresidential request only)
  • One (1) annual "Spring Clean Up Day" to drop off different refuse items at a centralized location


Customers of the Solid Waste Utility are charged $152 annually (or $38/quarterly) effective 1/1/2019 through their Village of Poynette quarterly utility bills.  

Contracted Service

The Village contracts with Waste Management for curbside garbage and recycling services.  

Contact Information:

Waste Management
(608) 807-3240

  1. Waste Management

    Phone: 608-807-3240