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Our mission is simple: Remove your waste, retain your trust.

Here’s how we fulfill that mission every day.

Garbage must be placed at curbside by 6:00 am on the collection day and must be sorted and in separate containers. Items cannot be co-mingled. Recycling will be collected every other week.

Collection Day:

Monday - Southeast Quadrant
95th St. to 102nd Pl.
Western to Kedzie

Tuesday - Northwest Quadrant
91st St. to 95th St.
Kedzie to Pulaski

Wednesday - Northeast Quadrant
87th St. to 95th St.
Western to Kedzie

Thursday - Southwest Quadrant
95th St. to 103rd St.
Kedzie to Pulaski

Each resident has a 65 or 95-gallon cart for trash marked “trash only“ with a blue lid. Refuse must be placed in the container provided. Additional 95-gallon containers may be rented from Waste Management for a cost of $3.00 per month.

Bulky Item Pick-up

Acceptable Items

  • Chairs
  • Couches
  • Mattresses
  • Furniture pieces
  • Refrigerators
  • Air conditioning units
  • Washing machines
  • Clothes dryers
  • Dishwashers
  • Water heaters
  • Carpeting
  • Stoves, ranges, ovens

Please note clarifications to bulk items:

Refrigerator and air conditioning units must have Freon removed by a qualified service technician prior to pick up.

As a safety precaution, please remove the doors from refrigerators and freezers.

Carpet must be cut and rolled into 4-foot lengths. Each roll must not weigh more than 50 pounds. Rolled carpeting and padding must be secured with tape or string.

Residents may place up to four tires, without rims, at curbside per collection day.

White goods and automobile tires will be recycled by Waste Management.

Small home improvement project debris will be collected provided it is properly contained in a can and/or bundled and does not exceed 50 pounds in weight. Large amounts of homeowner-generated construction debris will require roll-off containers and/or dumpsters which are available through Waste Management at 708-720-5100 at an additional cost.

Non-Acceptable Items

  • Landscape waste mixed with garbage
  • Roofing materials
  • Large automotive parts
  • Sod, dirt, boulders and rocks
  • Fencing
  • Permanent swimming pools
  • Liquids
  • Autofluff
  • Medical wastes
  • Charcoal and hot ash
  • Materials from floods or fires or evictions.
  • Materials too large for the collection vehicle or for one person to lift.
  • Hazardous waste such as flammable liquids (gasoline, solvents, paints), RCRA hazardous wastes, radioactive wastes, automotive batteries, corrosive materials (acids/bases), PCB wastes, toxic materials, insecticides, oil, anti-freeze.
  • E-waste: televisions, computers, printers, fax machines

(Please call Illinois Environmental Protection Agency at 217-782-9285 for directions regarding disposal of these items.)