Trash~Recycling~Yard Waste~Bulky Item

Pick-up is on Thursdays.
Set out by 6:00 a.m.
Per City Code: do not set out any earlier than the evening before pickup.
Deviation from this policy may result in trash not being picked up.

Holiday Schedule -- No pickup on these days.  Service is delayed one day.
Call Customer Service 800-964-8988 to be placed on automated call list for changes in pickup service and other information.
You may view the Holiday Schedule online.
• New Year's Day
• Martin Luther King Jr. Day
• Memorial Day
• 4th of July
• Labor Day
• Thanksgiving Day
• Christmas Day 

Household Trash (Cart with the black lid)
• All trash should be placed in bags and placed inside the cart. 
• Place your cart at the curb by 6 a.m. each Thursday. 
• Make sure the arrows on the cart are pointing toward the street (hinges toward your house). 
• Any trash that does not fit in the cart should be in a bag with a sticker. 
• Stickers for extra bags are available by calling Deffenbaugh (630-652-9280). 
• The first trash day after the 4th of July and Christmas will not require a sticker or additional bags. 
• The cart(s) belongs to Waste Management. The original owner will be charged for a replacement if it is missing for any reason.

Recycling (Cart with the yellow lid) 
See attached document (below) for acceptable and unacceptable recyclables.
• Recyclables should be placed loosely inside the cart (no bags, please). 
• Place the Recycling Cart at least 3 feet away from the Trash Cart.
• See below for a downloadable list of permitted and non-permitted items.

Yard Waste
• Yard waste items should be in KRAFT paper bags. 
• Branches tied in bundles should be placed beside your carts. 
• A combination of 10 bags or bundles is allowed each week. 
• Additional items over 10 require a sticker as mentioned above.

Bulky Item
Pickup days:  3rd Thursday of each month
One heavy/bulky item pickup is allowed each month. 
• Item must be able to be lifted by 2 men. 
• Item over 6 feet long should be cut in half. 
• At least one day prior to the pickup day, call Waste Management (913-631-3300) to request pickup of your item. 
• Set the item out before 6:00 am of the pickup day. 
• If a neighbor picks up your item, please call and cancel your request.
• Pick up is by a separate truck.
• If the item is not picked up by Friday afternoon, please let us know (
• Unacceptable Bulky Items:
• Hazardous waste material
• Freon items
• Remodeling/construction debris
• Yard waste
• Household trash 

Nancy Steele,
Apr 1, 2018, 9:01 PM