Unincorporated South Elgin
Unincorporated South Elgin Trash and Recycling Services
- A 95 gallon toter will be provide for trash and a 65 gallon toter will be provided for recycling. Additional containers will be available for an additional fee.
- Subscription Yard waste is collected during the months of April 1st through November 30th.
- Construction and general clean up debris are collected on normal service day for additional fees.
Refuse Service includes collection of unlimited household garbage. Containers or bags must not 32 gallon or 45 pounds. One bulk item or one cubic yard of construction material will be collected each week for no additional charge. Refuse is required to be out by 6:00 a.m. each week.
Recycling Unlimited recycling service is provided. Personal container must not exceed 32 gallons or 45 pound and must be marked clearly "Recyclables Only". All recyclable material may be placed in one container, no sorting is needed.
Click here for a list of Recyclable Materials
Container Rental Groot Industries offers a 95-gallon container for trash and a 65-gallon container for recyclables; both containers have lids and are on wheels.
Appliances: White goods such as refrigerators, ovens, washers etc. require a special pick up and separate disposal is required by the state. A $45 one time fee per item for collection and residents must call and schedule a pick up in advance.
Senior Discount: A 10% discount is available for residents over the age of 65. Proof of age must be sent to Groot Industries to the attention of the billing department.
Yard Waste Available by "Subscription Only".Collections starts April 1st and ends November 30th, there are no credits or prorates for residents that sign up in the middle of the season. All yard material must be placed inside the 95-gallon container provided. Tree limbs, branches or brush must be cut to no more than 4 feet in length, bundled no greater than 2 feet in diameter and placed in the container provided. Yard waste in plastic bags will Not be collected.
Vacation Policy Residents are required to call in prior to stop service. Vacation hold must be a minimum of 4 weeks and there is no maximum. Residents must provide a return date when they call to stop service and all balances must be paid before the hold can be applied; credit will be issued the following billing cycle.
Bulk Items: One bulk item per week allowed, such as Furniture (couch, dresser, chair) Mattress and box spring, lawn mower, bicycle, grill etc
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|
|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|
Oversized/Overweight Items Any single large or extra heavy item that requires us to schedule a special pick up to remove will require a one time fee of $50 per item. Residents are required to call and schedule a pick up in advance.
Construction Demolition Debris: Up to 1 cubic yard (3' x 3' x 3') of miscellaneous debris or construction material will be collected each week at 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. If more than 1 cubic yard please call Groot to arrange pickup. Additional charges apply.
- New Year's Day
- Labor Day
- Memorial Day
- Independence 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.