Village of Inverness

Village of Inverness Waste Management

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Days Serviced: Thursday

Program Highlights:

  • 95 Gallon Refuse Carts & 65 Gallon Recycling Carts to each Single-family Dwelling
  • 65 Gallon Refuse Carts & 35 Gallon Recycling Carts to each Townhome
  • Yard Waste Program unchanged – 2 bag limit w/yard waste sticker required for 3 or more bags per week
  • Recycling Program is Single Stream – No Sorting Required
  • Free Online Bill Payment Program
  • Free Automatic Payment Program – Call Customer Service to Enroll

Description of Service Single-family Refuse, Recycling & Yard Waste Collection:

Regular Curbside Refuse & Recycling Collection: All residents living in single family dwellings are automatically enrolled in the standard collection program, and will receive a 95 gallon refuse cart and 65 gallon recycling cart. Additional refuse may be placed in tightly covered plastic, or other non-corrosive material, water tight, 32 gallon containers and may not exceed a total weight when filled of forty-five (45) pounds.

Residents may receive an additional refuse and/or recycling cart for an additional $3.00 per cart, per month. Please contact our Customer Service Department at the number listed below for details.

Optional Backdoor Refuse Collection: This option allows for an unlimited amount of refuse, recycling and a limited amount of yard waste to be placed at the backdoor of the single-family homes for an additional fee. Call Groot Customer Service to enroll in backdoor service.

Single-family Yard Waste Program: Groot will collect two bags of yard waste from residents during the yard waste season of April 1st through December 15th. Yard Waste must be set out in 33 gallon biodegradable “Kraft” bags. Yard waste stickers must be applied to 3 or more bags of yard waste that are set out for weekly collection. Bulky yard waste such as brush, branches, tree limbs or any other yard waste which is too bulky, is requested to be cut into 4 foot lengths and bundled in twine.

Grass clippings, leaves, twigs, garden debris, weeds, fruits, seeds, stalks, vines  are acceptable landscape items.  Landscape does not include wood timbers, plastic edging, plant pots or trays, fertilizer or landscape material bags, landscape fabric, root sections, sand, gravel, sod, bark, wood chips, firewood, rocks, excess amounts of dirt or animal waste. 

Yard Waste Stickers: Yard waste stickers may be purchased at the Village Hall and at the Jewel located at 1485 Palatine Road, Hoffman Estates, IL 60195.

Construction Debris:  All material must be cut up to no more than 4ft in length and no larger than 2ft in diameter.  All debris must be bagged or bundled not exceeding 45 pounds.  Groot will collect one cubic yard of construction debris at no cost, each additional cubic yard will be an additional cost. 

Bulk Items: Limited to one bulk item per week at no cost.  All items must be 50 pounds or less excluding furniture pickup.  Any item over 50 pounds excluding furniture pickup will be an additional cost. 

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.

The Village of Inverness has made arrangements for Groot Industries to provide free e-waste collections for your home. Residents must call Groot 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



Appliances & White Goods: Please call Groot Customer Service to schedule a pick up.

Single-Family Detached Condominium/Townhome Refuse & Recycling Collection Program Groot Recycling and Waste Services single-family detached condominium/townhome refuse collection program consists of an unlimited amount of refuse and recycling to be collected once per week. Groot will provide a sixty-five (65) gallon refuse cart and a thirty-five (35) gallon recycling cart to residents to be utilized for placing an unlimited amount of refuse and recycling out for weekly collection. Additional refuse that can not fit into the 65 gallon cart may be placed outside of the cart in or sturdy plastic containers that do not exceed 33 gallons or weigh more than fifty (50) pounds. Residents will also have the option to rent an additional 65 gallon refuse cart for an additional $3.00 per month. Construction debris and bulk items may be set out for weekly collection in one cubic yard quantities and not weight more than fifty (50) pounds at no additional cost to the resident.

Recycling: Residents are provided with a 65 gallon recycle cart.  Remember, recycling is collected and processed as a single stream. Inverness residents do not have to separate recyclable materials.  Place all recyclable materials inside the cart.  Additional recycle carts are available to rent for a monthly fee.  Call Groot to order.  There is also an option to upgrade the recycle cart to a 95 gallon recycle cart. 

Click here for a list of Recyclable Materials

Dumpsters: Remodeling or Cleaning? Order a dumpster online with sizes ranging from 10 to 30 cubic yards. Ordering online at is simple with no need to call our office.


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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