The City of Wakefield contracts with Gill Hauling out of Jackson for all residential garbage pick-up. A garbage tote of either 90 gallon or 30 gallon (senior rate) will be provided to each residence. An extra tote can be requested for a fee of $1.75 per month. Only garbage that will fit in the tote will be picked up by the hauler.
Weekly garbage pick-up is on Wednesday. Garbage totes need to be placed at the curb for pickup. Curbside recycling totes will also be picked up on Wednesdays. Please place green recycling tote next to your garbage for pick-up. Garbage tote and curbside recycling needs to be placeed at the curb.
The City of Wakefield also has a recycling trailer located behind the city shop for residents to place cardboard, plastics and tin. NO GLASS. All items need to be removed from the bag and placed in the appropriate compartment.
Yard Waste, Trees & Brush
All yard waste, trees and brush can be disposed of behind the City Shop at 303 Oak Street in the appropriate area. No garbage, masonry, or lumber please. The piles are available at any time for your convenience unless abused. Please empty all plastic bags of grass and leaves.