Large Item Trash Collection

Large trash items - furniture, mattresses, appliances, computers, etc - cannot be collected with the regular trash collection but can be arranged on an individual basis by calling the City's trash/recycling contractor, Waste Management, at 1-888-960-0008 or order a large-item pickup online. There is a separate charge for collection of these items, and the contractor will bill you directly for this service.  Waste Management collects all large items in the City of Monona on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of each month.  Residents should not place large items at the curb more than a few days before they are scheduled to be picked up.

Item Cost Estimate
Appliances without Freon (price per appliance) $35.00
Appliance with Freon (price per appliance) $48.00
Electronics (price per each) $27.00
Tires, off-rim (price per each) $16.00
Tires, on-rim (price per each) $27.00
Batteries (cell phones, computers, etc) (price per each) $8.00
Automobile batteries (price per each) $11.00
General refuse per cubic yard $24.00

Dane County Landfill

The Dane County landfill, located just outside of Monona at 7102 U.S. Hwy. 12 (across the highway from the Yahara Golf Course) also offers residents an option for disposing of items. Please see the Dane County website or call (608) 838-9555 for more information and for additional options for disposing of large items.

Electronics Prohibited in Landfills

Wisconsin law prohibits the dumping of electronic equipment in landfills. This includes TVs and computers. Many area companies offer electronic recycling for free or for a small fee. The Dane County Clean Sweep Program now accepts household electronics (from Dane County residents/households only) for a small fee.  Clean Sweep is located at the Dane County Landfill at 7102 U.S. Hwy. 12.

Focus on Energy partners with Wisconsin utilities to offer free pick-up and recycling of old, inefficient, working refrigerators and freezers.  For more information about this program, go to or call 855-398-5226.