Spring & Fall Cleanup

The Spring and Fall Cleanup are a annual events that offer recycling and disposal of unwanted items. Curbside collection service for large items is offered by the Street Department. Please note this program is not intended to collect waste from contractors with major construction and/or demolition debris. The official dates of the Spring and Fall Cleanup are announced each year via the Public Event CalendarOgden Dunes websiteWODN Community ChannelEmail Notifications, and flyers.

The goal of the cleanup is to help the residents of Ogden Dunes get rid of old items, recyclable and hazardous materials, and get the Town ready for the summer and winter seasons.


  • Pick up trash in public areas.
  • Clean out your garage/basement.
  • Help your neighbors.
  • Weed the mailbox kiosk areas.

Trash and Recycling

All material dropped off at the Street Department should be separated into distinct piles for disposal at the designated areas.

  • Metal
  • Plastic (No Oil-Based)
  • Glass
  • Untreated Nail-Free Wood
  • Paint and Chemicals
  • Electronic Waste

Items intended for cleanup must be accessible by Town equipment from the public right of way. Town equipment will not enter private property, parking lots, or driveways to remove materials. Material placed near mailboxes, water meters, fire hydrants, posts, or other obstacles that could be damaged by Town equipment during cleanup will not be collected.

Not acceptable for collection during cleanup:

  • Propane tanks
  • Household garbage
  • Tires
  • Batteries


There are many opportunities for volunteers and students needing community service hours. Please contact the volunteer coordinator for your assignment.