2018 Arbor Day

The 22nd Annual Arbor Day Tree Planting was held on Friday, May 4, 2018.  The Village of New Glarus is proud to have been recognized as Tree City USA for the 23rd year by the National Arbor Day Foundation.  Click HERE to view more pictures of the Arbor Day planting.

Thank you to Paul Jennrich, Village Forester for all you do to promote the planting, growth and health of the trees in the Village of New Glarus. Thank you to all those who volunteer on tree planting day to help get the trees planted and to those preparing and serving lunch! Thank you to the Public Works staff for making sure the utilities are marked and for digging the holes for the trees. What a great community effort!!


Residential Spring Clean-up Day

Spring Clean-Up Day will be held on Monday, June 4, 2018.  Accepted items include:  furniture, household trash, dry carpet (rolled and tied for one-person to handle), swing sets (dismantled), bagged box springs and mattresses, bed frames, gas grills (no tanks), charcoal grills, small lawn mowers or snowblowers (gas and oil must be removed).  NOT accepted:  e-waste including televisions and computer monitors, yard waste, building materials, tires, pianos, lead acid batteries, 55-gallon drums, household pesticides, concrete or dirt, oil tanks and filters, vehicle engine blocks, paints and thinners, and large appliances. 

Large appliances (i.e. stoves, refrigerators, microwaves, etc.) In order to have a large appliance picked up with the Spring Clean-up on Monday, June 4, 2018, please contact the Village Clerk’s Office at 527-3677 as those will require the purchase of an appliance sticker.  To dispose of large appliances at any other time of the year, please contact Pellitteri Waste System directly.

Brush/Branches Pick-up

Brush and branches for curbside pickup should be placed curbside by the first day of each month from April through October for pickup within the 1st week of that month by the Village.  Next pick-up is scheduled for the week of June 4th.  Brush can also be dropped off at the brush pile on 2nd Street (north of 1st Avenue).  Village residents are welcome to take mulch created from the chipped brush and branches located next to the brush pile. 

Yard Waste must be composted or dropped off in the compost bunker located at the Village Garage at 93 – 1st Street anytime during the months of April-November.  Only yard waste should be placed in the bunker.

Summer Recreation Programs

Online Registration is now open for the 2018 Pool and Recreation Programs.  Click HERE to begin the registration process.  

      2018 Summer Recreation Brochure               

Refrigerator & Freezer Recycling

Focus on Energy is offering FREE refrigerator and freezer recycling and a $35 reward per appliance recycled (limit 2).  To qualify for the program, your units must be in working condition and must be 10 - 30 cubic feet in size (mini fridges are ineligible).  Schedule your FREE appliance pick up at Focusonenergy.com or at 1-800-354-1898.


New Glarus was established as a Swiss Colony in 1845 and incorporated as a Village in 1901. The Village has retained its Swiss charm with Alpine-style architecture, ethnic festivals and Swiss delicacies. The Village is located in beautiful Green County in south central Wisconsin. We are just 28 miles south of Madison and 17 miles north of Monroe on State Highway 69.


  319 2nd Street
    PO Box 399
    New Glarus, WI 53574

(608) 527-2510

Monday-Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday: Closed