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Residential Garbage

 

2015 Trash Schedule can be found on the Calendar page

 

Yard Waste is not allowed to be placed in your trash container or the Recycle container. Place large tree limbs  on the curb and the Odell street maintenance crew will pick them up usually within two weeks of the time they are placed on the curb.  All leaves and small debris must be bagged and be of reasonable weight.

Computer/ Electronic Recycling –  As of 2013 computers and old electronic devices like TV’s, old radios etc.. are no longer allowed to be disposed of thru regular trash pickup. They must be taken to a “electronic recycling business” Advanced Technology Recycling  located in Pontiac will take them from you free of charge. They are located in Pontiac @ 601 E. Prairie St.

HOW DO I ESTABLISH GARBAGE SERVICE?

If you are new to the Village, establishing your garbage service is as easy. It’s part of your monthly water bill. You can download and fill out the water application here or by coming to the Village Hall and filling out the paper work and when providing your $100.00 water security deposit.

WHAT ARE MY GARBAGE & RECYCLING COLLECTION DAYS?

To view a schedule of garbage and recycling collection days, please click here. Waste Management does not pick up on the following holidays: New Years Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. If your collection falls on one of those holidays, your garbage and recycling while be picked up the following day. Any subsequent collection days will also move forward one day.

WHAT SIZE AND TYPE OF CONTAINER CAN I USE?

 If there are currently no waste containers on the property let the village clerk know at the time when you establish your water hook up from the village. All waste must be placed in the proper container that is supplied to you. Do not place Garbage bags, boxes of trash on the curb for pickup.

Republic Waste Management, the Village residential refuse collector, provides a bulk item collection service to dispose of discarded materials which are too large to be handled by their regular refuse collection equipment. For more information on Large disposal containers etc.. call Republic Waste Management by phone at (815) 844-3095 or see there website Bulk Item Disposal for more information.

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