Village of Elmwood Park

Village of Elmwood Park Waste Management

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Description of Service

Days Serviced: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Refuse, Recycling and Yard waste are collected one time per week.

(1)  65-gallon cart maximum per unit per week. Residents responsible for carts, lost or stolen carts replaced by Public Works


Stickers: Residents exceeding the cart limit or have bulk items - must purchase a solid waste sticker.

Stickers are available at the Village Hall.

Christmas Trees may be set out at curb on regular collection day

Landscape waste must be placed in 35 gallon Kraft bags, and not to exceed 45 pounds.


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.

Customers also have the option to bring their items directly to drop-off sites throughout the area, most of which are for no charge. Please visit the where and how page of our site and click on your county and then your town to search for area drop–off locations.


• 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


Click here for a list of Recyclable Materials


 Observed Holidays

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

*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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