City of Two Rivers Curbside Trash & Recycling

Trash and recycling in the City of Two Rivers is picked up curbside. Trash stickers are required on each item placed out for pick-up. Each 30 gallons of garbage placed at the curb will require a sticker. Only garbage containers with stickers will be picked up. Stickers must be attached to the outside of bags or on the handle of cans.

2023 Holiday Garbage & Recycling Pick-Up Schedule


Memorial Day – Monday & Tuesday pickup will be on Tuesday, May 30
4th of July – Tuesday & Wednesday pickup will be on Wednesday, July 5
Labor Day – Monday & Tuesday pickup will be on Tuesday, September 5
Thanksgiving Day – Thursday & Friday pickup will be on Friday, November 24
Christmas Day – Monday & Tuesday pickup will be picked up Tuesday, December 26th
New Year’s Day – Monday & Tuesday pickup will be picked up Tuesday, January 2nd


Thanksgiving – Thursday November 23th will be service Wednesday, November 22nd

RURAL ROUTE  (Town of Two Rivers, Kossuth, Two Creeks, Tisch Mills, Town of Manitowoc, Town of Mishicot)

Thanksgiving – Thursday, November 23th will be service Wednesday, November 22nd

Trash Collection Day City Map

Garbage Containers

  • 30 gallon garbage cans
  • 30 gallon plastic cans
  • Any multiple of the above
  • Examples:
  • 3 – 30 gallon bags = 3 stickers
  • 1 – 90 gallon garbage toter = 3 stickers
  • 50lb weight limit on all garbage cans

Garbage Stickers

Stickers are available for $3.00 each at the following locations:

  • Lester Public Library
  • Piggly Wiggly
  • Pick ‘N Save
  • Two Rivers City Hall Customer Service
  • Kwik Trip
  • Uni-Mart Convenience Stores
  • Patsy’s Hwy 42 Mobil Mart

Large Item Sticker Requirements

Because large items will not fit into a 30 gallon or
90 gallon container, the following list of stickers are
required for large items:

  • Kitchen Chair 2 Stickers
  • Box Spring – Queen/Full 3 Stickers
  • Box Spring – King 4 Stickers
  • Kitchen Table 3 Stickers
  • Love Seat 3 Stickers
  • Living Room Chair 3 Stickers
  • Mattress – Queen/Full 3 Stickers
  • Mattress – King 4 Stickers
  • Toilet 3 Stickers
  • Sink 3 Stickers
  • Sofa 4 Stickers
  • Sofa with Bed 5 Stickers
  • Carpet (cut to 6′ x 6′) 2 Stickers each

Items Not Eligible for Pick-Up

Due to environmental and safety standards,
the landfill must refuse the following list of items:

  • All Appliances
  • Stoves
  • Refrigerators
  • Microwaves
  • Computer Monitors
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Humidifiers
  • Boilers
  • Furnaces
  • Dishwashers
  • Stereos
  • Televisions
  • Lead Acid Batteries
  • Waste Oil
  • Yard Waste
  • Tires
  • Paint Thinners

Recycling Guidelines


Includes newspapers, junk mail, magazines, computer paper, books with metal or plastic binding removed, etc. Paper should be clean and dry. No paper contaminated with food or oil. No paper coated with foil, plastic or heavy glue. No plastic/foil wrapping paper. NO PIZZA BOXES.


Check for a neck. We only accept #1 and #2 bottles and jars. Remove the caps, rinse and flatten. No tub shaped containers or bottles that contained oil or pesticide (even if rinsed). No plastic wrap, films, bags, trays, pails, packaging peanuts, styrofoam, or any other non-bottle shaped item. Please do not tie milk jugs together or tie in plastic bags.

Glass Bottles

Any color glass bottle or jar can be recycled. Remove lids or caps and rinse. No window glass, mirrors, light bulbs, clay, ceramics, drinking glasses or ovenware. No broken glass.


Should be clean and flattened. No soiled cardboard or cardboard coated with wax, tin, or plastic. NO PIZZA BOXES.


Cartons include shelf stable and refrigerated containers for wine, milk, juice, cream, soy milk, soup, and egg substitutes. They should be emptied, rinsed, and flattened.


Tin, steel, and aluminum cans. Coated cans, foil, and pie tins are OK. Empty and rinse out food residue.

Recycling Bins

Recycling Bins can be purchased at Customer Service counter located within City Hall. Call: (920) 793-5523

Recycling Questions?

If you have questions about recycled items or material, you can contact the Manitowoc County Recycling Center at (920) 683-4333

Rural Manitowoc County

Town of Two Rivers
Town of Mishicot
Village of Mishicot
Town of Two Creeks
Town of Kossuth
Village of Kellnersville
Village of Francis Creek

Please call for pricing