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Village Of Glenview

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Village of Glenview Trash and Recycling Services


Collection Days are Monday through Friday.

Standard program:

  • Residents may place an unlimited amount of refuse at the curb each week. Residents are required to use Village-provided standardized containers for refuse and any extra waste should be placed in bags only at the curb next to the container. No personal containers or old Groot containers are allowed.
  • Refuse, recycling and yard waste collection will occur only once per week.
  • All refuse, recycling and yard waste carts must be out no later than 7:00 a.m.

Senior Program:
Residents will need to be 65 years old or older to qualify for a 10% senior discount. Seniors who currently receive a discount will continue to do so regardless of their age.

Please call Groot at 847-734-6400 for details to apply for the discount. Residents may also visit Village Hall to apply and can call 847-724-1700 to work with one of their customer service representatives.

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

Each resident is supplied with a 65-gallon recycling cart provided by Glenview Public Works. Unlimited recycling service is provided. 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


Landscape Waste:
Households have two options for landscape waste collection:

  • Pay by the Bag:
    Residents may choose to pay by the bag using 30-gallon yard waste bags and yard waste stickers. Households may place an unlimited number of stickered yard waste bags at the curb each week.
  • Yard Waste Subscription Program:
    Glenview residents have the option to enroll for the Yard Waste Subscription Program. Residents who elect the subscription program will be limited to a leased 95-gallon cart or four (4) bags of yard waste per week. Additional bags outside of the cart or exceeding the four (4) bag limit must have a prepaid sticker. Subscription yard waste customers may place an unlimited number of un-stickered bags filled with leaves only during the month of November.

Landscape waste that is too bulky to fit into a leased cart or bag (i.e., branches or brush) may be bundled and tied with twine. Bundles should not exceed 50 lbs., 2 feet in diameter, or 4 feet long. Each bundle requires one yard waste sticker.

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, firewood, rocks, bark, wood chips, excess amounts of dirt or animal waste.

Residents can purchase the yard waste stickers at the following locations:

  • Glenview Village Hall | 2500 E Lake Avenue | Glenview
  • Glenview Public Library | 1930 Glenview Rd. | Glenview
  • Jewel Food Stores | 2775 Pfingsten Rd. | Glenview
  • Weiss Ace Hardware | 1560 Waukegan Rd. | Glenview
  • Jewel Food Stores | 2502 Waukegan Rd. | Glenview
  • Jewel | 1340 Patriot Blvd | Glenview
  • Heinen's Grocery | 1020 Waukegan Road | Glenview
White Goods

State laws require us to collect any "white good" type of appliances which contains CFC or HCFC refrigerant gas, PCB containing capacitors, mercury switches, or other hazardous components. Examples include, but are not limited to, refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, ranges (both electric and gas), dehumidifiers, water heaters, furnaces, ovens, humidifiers, water softeners, trash compactors and other similar large appliances. Residents are required to call in advance to schedule a pick-up. Please call 800-244-1977 to schedule.

Special Pick-Ups and Extra Garbage:
If you find you need extra rubbish picked-up all at one time, there will be an extra charge and you must call the office to arrange for scheduling and payment. If you choose to have your clean-up done on a day other than your normal service day, an extra trip fee will be charged.

A 24-hour notice is required for Special Collections (examples: Bulk items, furniture, mattresses, grills, etc.).


Bulk Items:
One Bulk item per week is allowed such as Furniture (couch, dresser, chair) Mattress and box spring, lawn mower, bicycle, grill etc.

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.

Oversized/Overweight Items:
Some items are just too big or heavy for our people to handle without special equipment; in that case, your driver may 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.

Tough Items:
Fluorescent bulbs, needles, paint, tires etc... create special problems, please click here for help.

Vacation Stop:
Households may request a vacation stop if they are leaving for more than four weeks. Households should contact Groot directly to have their account placed on vacation status.

Observed Holidays

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.

Billing Periods:
All residential accounts in the Village of Glenview are on the same billing cycle and are billed in the following months:

  • Bill dated January 1, due January 31, for January – March services
  • Bill dated April 1, due April 30, for April – June services
  • Bill dated July 1, due July 31, for July – September services
  • Bill dated October 1, due October 31, for October – December services
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