Recycling materials are collected curbside on your primary day of service. The collection crew will not separate the commingled and paper materials curbside.
You may use a 30-33 gallon garbage can for your recycling, but the can must be clearly marked “RECYCLING”. You may also stop in at City Hall and pick up a “RECYCLING” decal to affix to the can.
A Universal Sticker is not required for recycling pickup.
If foreign materials are placed in the recycling can, the bin will be left with a notification of non-collection tag.
The City is not responsible for the replacement of the recycling bins.
The homeowner needs to call Groot Industries, Inc. (877) 775-1200, or visit the website at www.groot.com for further information on recycling.
Beginning January 1, 2012, landfills are no longer able to accept electronic waste.
The City of West Chicago has contracted with Groot Industries, Inc. to provide residents with free drop-off of electronic waste at its e-waste facility located at 1995 Powis Road on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. – 12.00 p.m. Contact Groot at (877) 775-1200 with any questions.
Additionally, Sims Recycling Solutions, at 1600 Harvester Road, will accept residential electronics for recycling at no charge during normal business hours, Mondays – Fridays from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. For more information, call Sims at (630) 231-6060.
For information regarding disposal of hazardous materials such as paint, automobile batteries, motor oil, tires, transmission fluid, washing fluid, starters, brake shoes, etc., pesticides, and propane tanks – please call the DuPage County Solid Waste Department, (630) 407-6700, Hazardous Waste Hotline (630) 407-6760, or log on to www.dupageco.org for any special scheduled drop off program information.