Village of Bolingbrook

Village of Bolingbrook Waste Management and Trash Removal

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       Description of Service

Days Serviced:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

Unlimited curbside refuse, recycling & yard waste

Refuse:
Refuse may be placed in bags only, that are no larger than 32 gallon and may not exceed a total weight when filled of 60 pounds for weekly collection.

No Cans Are Allowed At The Curb

Electronic Waste Collection - "e-waste":

The Illinois Electronic Products Recycling and Reuse Act prohibits any person from allowing or to cause mixing of any of the items listed with municipal waste that is intended for disposal at a landfill.

Groot Industries offers collection of these items directly from your home for an additional fee; however, you must call in advance to schedule a pick-up and make arrangements.

All items collected will be recycled and rendered inoperable. Due to the sensitive nature of some electronic items (computer hard drives or storage devices), we prefer to pick up items from the front, side, or top of drive locations.

Residents have the option to bring their items to the Bolingbrook Public Works property. This is a free service provided to the residents. Please see www.bolingbrook.com/info/pdf/ElectRecyc_10_03_08.pdf for details.

 

• Computers & monitors
• Video game consoles
• Electronic Mice
• Printers
• Scanners
• Televisions
• Digital converter boxes
• Electronic keyboards
• Cable receivers
• Fax machines
• Small scale servers
• Satellite receivers
• Video cassette recorders
• Digital video disc players
• Digital video disc recorders
• Portable digital music players

 

Bulk Items: One (1) bulk item is permitted to be placed out for collection per household, per week.

Definition: Furniture and large household goods, (including, but not limited to ranges, microwaves, refrigerators, dish washers, washing machines, dryers, room air conditioners, freezers, water heaters, rolls of carpet (no more than four (4) feet in length), home remodeling and repair construction materials (provided such repair/construction material is put in suitable containers or in bundles not exceeding four (4) feet in length and not weighing over sixty (60) pounds per container or bundle). Only five such rolls of carpet can be disposed of per week at no charge.

Residents must call in advance for White Goods, and Construction Debris collections.

Recycling: Recycling bins are available at the Village Hall, downstairs in the Public Works Department. Collection is the same day as the refuse and yard waste collection.

Click here for a list of Recyclable Materials

Yard Waste: Yard waste will be collected during the yard waste season of April 1st - December 15th. Residents may place their yard waste in biodegradable "Kraft" bags that do not exceed 33 gallons. Yard waste which is too bulky to be placed in a bag, such as branches or brush must be securely tied and bundled. Branches may not exceed 3" in diameter. Collection is the same day as the refuse and recycling collection. Help keep Bolingbrook's cost down! We encourage 'grasscycling', or leaving your grass clippings on the lawn.

The most cost effective and environmentally friendly option is not to dispose of these materials at all. When you choose to 'grasscycle' you save time, energy, and money by avoiding having to collect and bag the clippings as well as the disposal charges. To successfully grasscycle, you should mow regularly, keep your mower blades sharp, and cut the grass when it is dry. Grass clippings, which are 90% water, make excellent fertilizer, add nutrients to your lawn and reduce water evaporation which can be particularly helpful in the dry summer months. Leaves can be composted cleanly and without odor.

 

Observed Holidays

  • New Year's Day
  • Labor Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Thanksgiving
  • Independence Day
  • Christmas

*If the holiday falls on a Saturday, pick up will stay the same.
*If the holiday falls on a Sunday, Monday will be an off day.
*If the holiday falls on a weekday, service will be delayed until the next day.


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