Refuse Collection

Refuse Contract

The Village of Itasca contracts with Republic Services for weekly curbside residential garbage, recycling, and yard waste collection. Through this contract residents are provided a 95-gallon refuse toter and a 65-gallon recycling toter.    

  1. Pick-up days & general rules
  2. Holiday Schedule
  3. Recycling
  4. Electronic Recycling
  5. Household Hazardous Waste
  6. Paint
  7. Yard Waste & Brush
  8. FAQS

Pick-up days, Times, and General Rules

Refuse, recycling, and yard waste are picked-up once a week on Mondays. Yard waste and brush are collected from the first week in April to the first week in December. For more information on yard waste and brush collection, please click here. 

Village ordinance prohibits residents from putting garbage, recycling or yard waste out at the curb before 4:00 p.m. on the day before Monday's refuse collection. To ensure refuse is picked up, toters should be at the curb by 6 a.m. on the collection day. All carts must be removed from the curb by 10:00 p.m. on the day of pick-up.

Below are some important things to know about your refuse pick-up:

  1. Trash shall be placed in the approved blue cart with a blue lid. Garbage Toter
  2. Toters are the property of Republic Services. They will be replaced, free of charge if damaged by calling (847) 981-0091. 
  3. All recyclables shall be placed in the approved blue cart with a green lid. Recyclables can be co-mingled.
  4. Recyclables should not be placed in any other container. If you need a larger cart please arrange for one with Republic. 
  5. Yard waste is collected in paper bags or in containers marked yard waste. If you want to rent a cart please contact Republic at (847) 981-0091. 
  6. Extra carts are available for a monthly rental fee