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Refuse, Recycling and Yard Waste Program

The Village contracts with Advanced Disposal Services (formerly Veolia) for its Solid Waste Collection.  All households are provided with a wheeled refuse toter from Advanced Disposal.  Households that subscribe to "back-door" service (who do not have alley access) must provide their own refuse container with a maximum capacity of 32 gallons and weighing less than 50 lbs. All households are provided with a wheeled recycling toter from Advanced Disposal, to include residents who subscribe to "back-door" service.  

Advanced Disposal provides the following services:

  • Refuse/trash collection once per week
  • Recycling collection once per week
  • Yard Waste collection every Wednesday (from the first Wednesday in April to the last Wednesday in November)
  • Construction debris removal - one cubic yard per week at no cost
  • White Good/Appliance removal - no charge, call Veolia to schedule
  • Furniture, carpeting and other household bulk items - no charge, collected on regular collection day
  • Latex Paint collection- unlimited, liquid must be solidified and lid removed
  • Toter Maintenance - no charge, replace broken or damaged toters and lids
  • "Back-door" service (Optional) - for residents with no alley access, $15.25 per month paid directly to Veolia
  • 2nd Weekly refuse pick-up (Optional) - $15.25 per month paid directly to Advanced Disposal


If you experienced a missed refuse, recycling or yard waste collection, please contact the Public Works Department at 847-853-7500. For more information regarding specifics of the program and  guidelines for the collection of white goods, bulk items and construction debris, please see the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) or click on the links below: 


Collection Schedule

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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