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Residential Garbage/Disposal Rules & Regulations

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It shall be the responsibility of every homeowner, his agent or occupant, where vegetable and food matter are prepared, served or produced to maintain in good order and repair suitable containers for use as receptacles for domestic garbage and other refuse.

HOW DO I ESTABLISH GARBAGE SERVICE?

If you are new to the Village, establishing your garbage service is as easy as picking up the phone and calling Waste Management at (800) 796-9696. Waste Management bills residents directly and sends out refuse and recycling bills on a quarterly basis.

WHAT ARE MY GARBAGE & RECYCLING COLLECTION DAYS?

To view a map of garbage and recycling collection days, please click here. Waste Management does not pick up on the following holidays: New Years Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. If your collection falls on one of those holidays, your garbage and recycling while be picked up the following day. Any subsequent collection days will also move forward one day.

WHAT SIZE AND TYPE OF CONTAINER CAN I USE?

Suitable containers for single-family/single-family attached dwellings shall be made of metal or plastic, not exceeding thirty (30) gallon capacity each, and sold commercially for the specific purpose of garbage and refuse disposal. The container shall have a close fitting top or be capable of being tightly closed by tying the top. Sixty (60) or ninety (90) gallon refuse containers may be rented on a monthly basis from Waste Management at 1(800) 796-9696.

WHAT ABOUT MULTI-UNIT DWELLING COMPLEXES?

Suitable containers for multi-family dwellings shall be made of metal or plastic with a capacity of thirty (30) gallons or more, designed for the specific purpose of garbage and refuse disposal. The licensed waste hauler shall be responsible for supplying and maintaining the container(s) to all multi-family complexes. The container shall have a close fitting lid, and shall be kept closed at all times when garbage or refuse is present.

HOW IS GARBAGE PLACED OUT FOR PICK UP?

Garbage, refuse or recycling containers and lawn waste must be placed out for pick up by 7:00 a.m. on the day of pick up, regardless of the time the area is normally serviced.  Please keep in mind that road construction, equipment availability or other factors may require service times to vary without notice, so it is important to place containers out on time, rather than relying on normal service routines.

Containers may not be placed out for pick up on any parkway, street, or public way for the purpose of being emptied, until the hour of six o’clock (6:00) pm on the day prior to pick up. All containers shall be removed by seven o’clock (7:00) pm on the scheduled day of pick up. Garbage or refuse must be stored and placed out for pick up so that it cannot be blown about or scattered by the wind, or be an attractant to insects, rodents or animals

CAN I DISPOSE OF MY GARBAGE MYSELF?

All persons owning or occupying real estate within the residential areas of the Village shall dispose of garbage and refuse through the municipal waste system. The franchised waste hauler shall collect all system waste. The Village establishes all charges and rates for solid waste disposal and recycling. Residents may not dispose of their garbage and refuse on their own.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION!

On days other than collection days, all garbage, refuse and recycling containers shall be kept in the garage or in a reasonable location within the side or rear yard of any property. No container(s) shall be stored or maintained within the front yard area of any property at any time.

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