Cleanup Services

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Special Pickups
  • Residents of homes & condos that have City provided garbage & recycling pickup may request a special pickup for a fee of $25
  • The same fees that are charged at the Recycling Yard apply for TVs and appliances with freon.
  • Special pickups are done each Friday morning.
  • Items need to be road-side by 6:45 am.
  • Fees must be prepaid by noon on the Thursday prior to pick up.
  • Payment can be made in person at the Department of Public Works at 800 W. Puetz Road between 7:00 am and 3:00 pm Monday through Friday or by mailing a check to the same address, payable to the City of Oak Creek. Along with the check include a list of items being picked up, the Friday date you are looking to have it picked up, your name, address and phone number.
  • We only accept cash or checks.
  • Doors need to be removed from refrigerators & freezers.
  • Carpet & padding rolls must not exceed 4’ in width.
  • We do not pick up the following:
    • Concrete
    • Dirt
    • Gravel
    • Shingles
    • Recyclables
    • Hazardous Materials
    • Tires
    • Paints
    • Batteries
    • Fluorescent Bulbs
    • Leaves
    • Grass clippings
    • Brush/branches
Spring & Fall Cleanups
  • Citywide garbage cleanups are held beginning on May 15th and November 15th of each year (or the following Monday if on a weekend).
  • Residential homes & condos that have City provided garbage & recycling pick-up are included in the cleanups.
  • These are free of charge except for TVs and appliances with freon. The same fees that are charged at the Recycling Yard apply and must be prepayed before the cleanup begins.
  • Payment can be made in person at the Department of Public Works at 800 W. Puetz Road between 7:00 am & 3:00 pm. Monday through Friday. 
  • We only accept cash or check.
  • You may also make a check payable to the City of Oak Creek & mail to the Department of Public Works with a note as to what payment is for, your name, address & phone number.
  • Items must be curb or roadside prior to the 15th in order to be guaranteed a pickup.
  • Doors must be removed from refrigerators and freezers.
  • Carpet & padding rolls must not exceed 4’ in width.
  • We do not pick up the following:
    • Concrete
    • Dirt
    • Gravel
    • Shingles
    • Recyclables
    • Paint
    • Tires
    • Batteries
    • Fluorescent bulbs
    • Hazardous Materials
    • Grass Clippings
    • Leaves
    • Brush/branches
Branch Pickups
  • Branches are picked up beginning May 1st, July 1st, September 1st & November 1st of each year (or the following Monday if on a weekend).
  • Branches must be stacked at curb or roadside prior to these dates to be guaranteed a pick-up but no earlier then 2 weeks prior.
  • Branches must be stacked neatly with cut ends towards the street.
  • Branches resulting from lot clearing or a contractor doing work on your property will not be picked up.
  • Root balls should be separate from brush pile.
  • Stumps should not exceed 3' in width.
  • Branches may be brought into the recycling yard year round.
Christmas Trees

Residents of homes & condos that have City provided garbage pickup may place their real Christmas trees at the curb throughout the month of January to be collected and disposed of by the Department of Public Works.