Village Of Woodridge
Village of Woodridge Refuse Management
Residents may choose from two types of refuse collection programs:
Sticker Program: One sticker must be attached to either a 35 gallon container or 35 gallon plastic bag. Garbage in containers should fit with the lid on and filled containers or bags cannot weigh more than 50 pounds. The same sticker is used for both refuse and yard waste.
Toter/Cart Service Option: Residents may contact Groot at (888) 485-0900 to sign up for toter service. Instead of using stickers residents are billed a pick up fee. An additional monthly fee will be charged for the rental of the toter. Residents of Woodridge also have the option to purchase a toter. Yard waste bags and any house refuse that does not fit in the toter will still require stickers. Please call (888) 485-0900 for pricing information.
Residents may purchase universal refuse and yard waste stickers at the following locations:
- Ace Hardware l 6216 Main St l Downers Grove
- CVS Pharmacy l 8645 Woodward l Woodridge
- Jewel l 2317 75th St l Woodridge
- Jewel l 1156 Maple Ave l Lisle
- Jewel l 1227 S Naper Blvd l Naperville
- Jewel l 6215 Main St l Downers Grove
- Mariano's l 1300 S Naper Blvd l Naperville
- Meijer l 755 E Boughton Rd l Bolingbrook
- CVS Pharmacy l 8325 Lemont, Darien
NO STICKERS REQUIRED FOR RECYCLING
Recycling may be placed at the curb in 20 gallon recycling bins or larger Groot Industries wheeled carts. The bins may be purchased by calling Groot or from Woodridge Public Works at 1 Plaza Dr in Woodridge. Toters may be purchased or rented from Groot by calling (888) 485-0900. There is no limit on the number of recycling containers that can be placed out for collection.
Please click here for a list of recyclable items.
Residents can dispose of hazardous household waste at the permanent site in Naperville. Please call the DuPage Solid Waste Department for information at (630) 420-6095 or visit www.dupageco.org.
Groot will collect unlimited volumes of stickered yard waste during the first full week in April through the second full week in December. One sticker (same sticker used for garbage) will be required to be attached to each bag, bundle or container. You may either put yard waste in either a 35 gallon kraft paper bag or an unlined 35 gallon rigid container.
Grass clippings, leaves, twigs, garden debris, weeds, fruits, seeds, stalks, and vines may be placed at the curb on the regularly scheduled service day. Brush should be packaged in bundles no more than 4 feet in length and 2 feet in diameter.
Yard waste does not include sod, landscaping timbers, mulch or any type of rock. These items must be placed in the regular refuse. Landscape timbers must be cut into 4 foot lengths and put out as refuse.
Free Leaf Pick Up
Free leaf pick up will be offered on a residents first 4 scheduled pick ups in November. An unlimited number of leaves placed in kraft paper bags or biodegradable paper bags, can be placed at the curb for collection without stickers. These bags may contain leaves only. Brush, grass clippings, and other landscape waste are not permitted for this leaf pick up program.
Clean up Day
Clean up day is the first full week of October on your regularly scheduled service day. During this week residents are allowed to dispose of an unlimited amount of refuse. A sticker must be displayed for each of the first five items (garbage cans included) that you would normally tag. Any additional items will be picked up without stickers. All items must be bundled, bagged and otherwise prepared for pick up as they would on a regular collection day. No stickers are required of residents who use the toter service and are billed directly by Groot.
Clean Up Day does not apply to building materials, tires, hazardous waste, electronics, or yard waste.
Electronic Waste/White Goods
Since 1994, the Illinois EPA has prohibited the disposal of items containing chlorofluorocarbon gases or other contaminants. These white goods include refrigerators, washers, dryers, freezers, air conditioners, furnaces, dishwashers, stoves, water heaters, humidifiers and dehumidifiers. Please call Groot (888) 485-0900 for pricing to dispose of these items.
As of January 1, 2013, the disposal of electronics in landfills is also prohibited. This includes computers, monitors, TV's, printers, DVS/VCR's, fax machines, radios, toner cartridges, microwaves, vacuums and small appliances (coffee makers, hair dryers, etc.). The option program cost (with stickers or pay ahead) for removal of electronics devices (E-Waste) at the curb by Groot is:
- TV/Monitors limit 50 lbs - 15 stickers
- E-Waste paper bag size - 5 stickers
- Larger TV's - Special Pick Up
On your first two scheduled pick up days in January, residents may leave live Christmas trees up to 6' tall at the curb with no sticker attached. Trees must be clean of any decorations, wire and lights and not placed in plastic bags. Wreaths and evergreen garland will not be accepted.
Holidays include New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas day. Pick up schedules for holidays will be affected as follows:
Day of Holiday
Pick Up Days Delayed 1 Day
- Monday and Tuesday
- No Changes
- Thursday and Friday