Final Round of Brush Collection Begins September 19
East and West side crews will be in the Monday refuse collection district on Sept. 19
The Streets Division will begin the final guaranteed round of brush collection on Monday, September 19.
Starting on Monday, September 19, crews on both the west and east side of Madison will begin collecting brush from residents who live within the Monday refuse collection district.
After each street within the Monday refuse collection district has been serviced for the last guaranteed collection for 2016, crews will then move onto the area of the city within the Tuesday refuse collection district.
Upon completion of the Tuesday district, crews will then proceed to the Wednesday district and then onto the Thursday and Friday refuse districts for each district’s final guaranteed collection.
Once all of the streets within the Friday refuse collection district have been serviced for the final round, guaranteed brush collection will end for 2016. Brush set out after crews have completed the final round for a district may not be collected. If weather conditions and equipment availability allow, the Streets Division may be able to staff crews to collect brush after the final official round, however it is not guaranteed to occur.
Madison residents should get their brush trimmed and to the curb soon to avoid missing the final collection of the season. To learn estimates on when crews are expected in your neighborhood check the collection maps on the brush section of our website. Residents could also call the brush collection hotline at 608-267-2088 or contact the Streets Division office that services your neighborhood. Residents that live east of South Park Street, and that includes the isthmus, should call the east side Streets Division at 608-246-4532. Residents that live west of South Park Street should call the west side Streets Division at 608-266-4681.
If you have brush to discard and your neighborhood already received their final round of collection for 2016, Madison residents and taxpayers can bring their brush to either of the brush drop-off sites. The sites are located at 1501 W. Badger Rd. on the southwest side and 4602 Sycamore Ave. on the east side. The sites will be open seven days a week from 8:30am to 4:30pm and until 8:00pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The hours will be in effect until December 4, 2016.
Brush contractors may not use the Sycamore Ave. or W. Badger Rd. drop-off sites. If a resident hires someone to remove brush from their parcel, they must make arrangements with the person they hired to haul the material away. Contractors, as well as residents and other city taxpayers, can bring brush they cut from a City of Madison parcel to the brush processing center at 121 E. Olin Ave.