Brush, Yard Waste, & Leaf Pickup

Spring & Fall Collection Dates

The 2023 Spring Clean Up is complete.

For more details, view the Spring Cleanup Press Release.


The 2022 leaf pickup is complete.

Please note: The City of Manitowoc does not have a fall brush or yard waste pickup. Residents may take brush and yard waste to the Manitowoc County compost sites or contact a private hauler.  For more information about the compost sites, check Manitowoc County's Compost Sites webpage or call (920) 683-4333.

To find your pickup day, click on the link and enter your address at the top left:  Leaf pickup address lookup 


To report brush or yard waste on the terrace area that is out more than two weeks before or is out after a scheduled city-wide pickup, please click here or call (920) 686-6550.


To obtain photos of an ordinance violation you received, please email or call (920) 686-6550.

To appeal an ordinance violation, send a written request to the Board of Public Works, 900 Quay St., Manitowoc, WI 54220.  You may be invited to attend a meeting to discuss the appeal.

Emergency Storm Damage Pickup

If there is a storm in the City of Manitowoc that causes a large amount of damage to trees, a decision regarding a special pickup will generally be made within a few days of the storm.  Check back on this page for announcements of a pickup or sign up to receive notifications by text or e-mail by clicking here.

For emergencies, such as trees or limbs down and blocking streets or sidewalks during regular business hours, contact the Forestry Division at (920) 686-3580.  Outside of those hours, contact the Police Department Joint Dispatch Center at (920) 683-4470.  For information about the Manitowoc County compost sites, call (920) 683-4333.

Christmas Tree Disposal

In January, Pozorski Hauling & Recycling, LLC sponsors a free, one-day pickup of natural Christmas trees in the City of Manitowoc.  For more information, contact Pozorski Hauling at (920) 682-3544. Residents who miss the pickup or wish to dispose of their natural tree earlier may take their tree to the Manitowoc County Recycling Center at 3000 Basswood Road.  For information regarding the Manitowoc County Recycling Center, call (920) 683-4333.

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