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ATTENTION CUSTOMERS: For information regarding our pending merger with Waste Management (NYSE:WM) announced on April 15, 2019, please see the news release here. If you are a current customer and are wondering if the merger will affect your account, please click here. Thank you.

WASTE COLLECTION & RECYCLING GUIDELINES FOR Wilmette, IL

Guidelines for Curbside Garbage Service

Curbside garbage service

  • Pickup is elected by customer and is once per week or twice per week in provided 35-, 65- or 95-gallon cart.
  • Place garbage curbside by 7:00 a.m. on your scheduled garbage collection day.
  • Containers must be placed within four (4) feet from the curb
  • Items NOT accepted for pickup include: large household items including white goods or construction material. Please call 847-272-4145 for pickup.  See additional details below. 

Curbside recycling service

  • Pickup once per week in provided 35-, 65- or 95-gallon cart.
  • Place curbside by 7:00 a.m. on your scheduled collection day. 
  • Containers must be placed within four (4) feet from the curb
  • Acceptable items for recycling are:
    • Newspapers
    • Junk Mail
    • Magazines
    • Chipboard
    • Office Paper
    • Telephone Books
    • Paper grocery bags
    • Corrugated Cardboard (not larger than 2’x2’) 
    • Plastics #1-7
  • Items NOT accepted for recycling:
    • Containers for oil products
    • Pesticide or Chemical Containers
    • Pizza Boxes
    • Hangers
    • Motor Oil
    • Plastic Bags
    • Packing Peanuts
    • Plastic Wrap
    • Diapers
    • Window Glass
    • Car Batteries

Curbside yard waste service

  • Pickup once per week on Wednesday.
  • Yard waste must be bagged or bundled and placed curbside by 7:00 a.m.
  • Bagged yard waste must be in biodegradable paper bag.
  • A sticker should be placed on each bundle.
  • Bags and bundles may not exceed 50 pounds.  
  • Bundles should not exceed 4 feet in length and 2 feet in diameter. 
  • Branches within each bundle may not exceed 3 inches.

Bulk/Appliance collection 

  • Pickup once per week on primary service day on an on-call basis.  
  • Place items curbside before 7:00 a.m.
  • To schedule a pickup, call Advanced Disposal at 847-272-4145 at least 24 hours in advance. 
  • Acceptable items include: construction material, large bulky items, corded items and white goods.
Holiday Schedule

There will be no pickup on the following holidays:
New Year's Day
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day

Routes will be pushed back one day following a holiday
For example, if Christmas Day is Tuesday, and your normal pick up day is Wednesday, you will be serviced on Thursday. Customers who are normally serviced on Friday will be serviced on Saturday. 

 
About Advanced Disposal

Advanced Disposal (NYSE: ADSW) brings fresh ideas and solutions to the business of a clean environment. As the fourth largest solid waste company in the U.S., we provide integrated, non-hazardous solid waste collection, recycling and disposal services to residential, commercial, industrial and construction customers across 16 states and the Bahamas. Our team is dedicated to finding effective, sustainable solutions to preserve the environment for future generations.

 
 
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