Waste & Recycling

The City's trash contractor is Republic, they are located in Joliet and can be contacted at 815-723-3200.

Trash Pickup Policy

  • Residents are allowed to put out one large item per week for pick-up. As a courtesy, please contact Republic to coordinate any large pick-up.
  • Recycling by our residents is encouraged. Items should be placed in the blue bin provided by Allied waste and will be picked up on your regular trash pickup day.  For more information on recycling, please visit, www.recyclingsimplified.com. 
  • Trash can be set out for pick-up after 4 p.m. the night before your regular trash pickup day.
  • Yard waste can be placed in Kraft paper bags or a regular trash can. Yard waste is collected beginning in the month of April and ending in the month of November.

Trash Collection Days

  • Monday
    • Route 53 (Broadway) to Nicholson Street, Arbor Glen, Fields of Longmeadow, Remington Lakes.
  • Tuesday
    • Highland Avenue to Kelly Avenue.
  • Wednesday
    • Raynor Avenue up to and including Arbor Lane.
  • Thursday
    • West of Arbor Lane up to and including Sweetbriar, north of Plainfield Road, also includes Green Street, Circle Street and Durness Court.
  • Friday
    • West of Sweetbriar to the city limits. Also includes all streets south of Plainfield Road, Renwick Club, Longmeadow, and Carillon Lakes and Cambridge Crest.

The Recycling Schedule Can Be Found Here.

Holiday Schedule

If your regularly scheduled service day falls on one of the holidays listed below, your service will be one day behind:
  • 4th of July
  • Christmas Day
  • Labor Day
  • Memorial Day
  • New Years Day
  • Thanksgiving Day

Will County Green

WillCountyGreen.com was launched on November 15, 2010 as part of the educational efforts of the Will County Energy Efficiency Strategy with funding from the U.S. Department of Energy. The mission of this website is to make information available to residents of all ages, business and community groups. This information provides techniques to reduce energy consumption and provides examples of numerous ways anyone can do more to green their life.