Village of Barrington
Village of Barrington Waste Management
All residents will receive a 95 gallon capacity wheeled tote for their use. Residents will also be allowed to use garbage cans or bags that are not larger than 32 gallons and do not weigh more than 45 pounds each. We try to be regular with our collection times but we may arrive earlier or later on your collection day, please have your material out at the curb by 6:00 AM to be assured pick up. Backdoor service is available for garbage only for an extra fee and it must be set up thru the Village.
Refuse, Recycling and Yard Waste service is on Friday.
Bulbs, needles, paint, tires etc... create special problems, please click here for help.
Bulk items such as a couch or dresser or 2 cubic yards (3' x 3' x 6') of miscellaneous debris or construction material will be collected each week for no additional charge. Construction type debris should be stacked or bundled in lengths no longer than 4 feet and no larger than 2 feet in diameter.
- Carpeting should be in rolls no longer than 4 feet long and two feet in diameter and taped.
- In general try and keep any loose material bundled and neat so we can pick up.
- Stone, concrete, and dirt can only be picked up in containers and cannot weigh more than 45lbs. per container.
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.
Residents are encouraged to bring their items to the area drop-off facility. Please visit www.swancc.org/index.php/home
All residents are provided with a 65 gallon capacity tote for their use. Unlimited recycling service is provided. A 95 gallon capacity tote is also offered for a onetime fee. All recyclables may be mixed together in one container, no sorting is needed. Do Not put your recyclables in plastic bags.
Click here for a list of Recyclable Materials
State law requires us to pick up yard waste separately from general waste. Our program includes one 95 gallon container for your use. Collections begin March 15th and end December 15th. Yard waste material must be placed inside the 95 gallon cart provided; any excess must be placed in Kraft 2-ply bio-degradable landscape waste bags. Yard waste in plastic bags will NOT be collected. Tree limbs, branches or brush must be cut to no more than 5 feet in length and placed in the container. Any brush or branches outside of the container must be cut down to 5 feet in length and bundled (use only twine or string) no greater than 2 feet in diameter.
State laws require us to collect any white good type of appliances such as refrigerators, ovens; washers etc. separately and recycle them. There is a fee per item for collection and you are required to call the office to schedule and make arrangements for payment. Appliances are picked up on Thursdays, please call in advance.
Special pick-ups and extra garbage:
If you find you need extra rubbish picked up on a day other than your normal service day an extra trip fee will be charged.
Some items are just too big or heavy for our people to handle without special equipment, in that case your driver may have to leave it so special arrangements can be made. In this event special charges will apply. Please call and check first if you think what you have placed out falls in this category.
Residents should notify the Village.
- New Years Day
- Memorial Day
- Independence Day
- Labor Day
- Thanksgiving Day
- Christmas Day
*Collections will be delayed one day after a holiday
*If the holiday falls on a Sunday there will be no collection on Monday and services will be delayed one day for the remainder of the week.
*If the holiday falls on a Saturday there will be no change to your regular pick up day
*If a holiday falls on a weekday service will be delayed one day later for the rest of the week.