Garbage Collection

Each residence will be provided with a 96-gallon cart and senior citizens will receive a 64 gallon cart. Residential rubbish is collected once a week from the front curb of each residence. Rubbish should be placed at the curb no more than 24 hours prior to your normal pick up schedule (PDF). Yard waste must be put in biodegradable bags only and no bag may exceed 50 pounds

Observed Holidays
If there is a holiday, pickup will run one date late (including Saturdays). The observed holidays are:
  • Memorial Day
  • July 4th
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day
  • New Year's Day
Recycling
A 64-gallon recycling toter will be provided to each home at no charge. Items to be recycled include newspapers, glass bottles and jars, tin and aluminum cans, plastic and cardboard. Recycling bins will be picked up on your normal garbage day.

Large Item Pick Up

In addition, Waste Management will pick up freezers, refrigerators, air conditioners, ranges, washers, dryers, microwaves, etc. There is no additional charge for this service but you must contact Waste Management prior to putting out any large items. Yard Waste toters are available for rent by calling Waste Management. Residents can contact Waste Management at 815-725-4200. For more details, please download the Waste Management Brochure (PDF).