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Waste and Recycling
Waste Management
Residential waste and recycling services are provided by Waste Management (800-796-9696). Commercial accounts may select their own provider. Our current residential contract with Waste Management runs from October 1, 2013 through September, 2018. Our service rate is for take-all refuse, recycling, and yard waste. Residents are billed quarterly by Waste Management. Rates change on the anniversary of the contract and the following rates apply:
Contract Term Rate
October 1, 2013 - September 30, 2014 $16.40 / month
October 1, 2014 - September 30, 2015 $16.87 / month
October 1, 2015 - September 30, 2016 $17.36/ month
October 1, 2016 - September 30, 2017 $17.86 / month
October 1, 2017 - September 30, 2018 $18.38 / month

Pickup Information
Pickup is on Wednesdays throughout the Village. The take-all program does not require any stickers or special bags. Do not leave kitchen garbage bags at the curb. Use sealed containers or bags of sufficient strength to resist animals. You are responsible for the cleanup of any loose garbage as the result of failing to secure garbage in closed containers.

Services
For more information about all services provided by Waste Management, click here.

 
Refuse Collection Guidelines
Pickup will be between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. on your scheduled collection day once per week. Normally this is on Wednesdays, but is a day later if the holiday falls on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday. Waste Management holidays are:
  • New Years Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day 
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day


Yard Waste
Yard Waste collection is included in your monthly fee. No stickers are required. Yard waste is collected at the curb from the first of April through the end of November. You must place the yard waste in a "Kraft" paper bag. Plastic bags are not acceptable for yard waste or leaves. There is a 50 pound limit for each "Kraft" bag and/or bundle.

Twigs & Branches
Twigs and branches no more than 4 inches in diameter and 4 feet in length shall be bound with string or twine in bundles not exceeding 2 feet in diameter and do not exceed 50 pounds.

Christmas Trees
Christmas Trees will be collected from Christmas through the end of January at no additional charge if left at the curb. All ornaments, tinsel, and lights must be removed prior to disposal.

Electronic Recycling
Kane County offers electronic recycling several times throughout the year.  Check the Kane County Recycling website for more information.