With the current State of Illinois stay at home order in place, Republic Services is experiencing an increase in waste collection and has had to reallocate personnel accordingly. Thus starting Monday, March 30, Republic Services will only collect garbage from wheeled carts with lids or garbage bags during curbside pickups. Metal or plastic cans with handles no larger than 35 gallon may be used as well.
All bulk items or bulk waste collection will be suspended until further notice. At this time, curbside recycling collection will continue as normal and remains unchanged.
Residents may address concerns, report a missed pick-up, or order additional services. to Republic Services 847.981.1431. Residents may also address concerns about service with the Village of Schaumburg Engineering and Public Works Logistics Coordinator at 847.923.6644.
Curbside collection homes will be given the option to select one cart size (35, 65, 95 Gallon) for garbage, the same or different for recycling, or select to opt out. Read More....
Refuse containers, garbage bags, and yard waste bundles may not exceed 50 lbs.
Yard waste starts the first full week in April and runs thru the second full week in December only. A special collection period for Christmas trees and greenery will be available throughout the month of January.
Smaller brush and yard waste can be placed into biodegradable yard waste paper bags not to exceed 30 gallons in capacity or 50 pounds in weight.
Larger brush piles must be bundled using garden string or twine. The bundle size is restricted to 4’ in length, 2’ diameter, and no heavier than 50 pounds. Branches cannot exceed 3” in diameter.
Branches or stumps larger than 3” in diameter cannot be placed in the landscape waste bags; they must be handled with regular refuse. Weight is limited to a maximum of 50 pounds. Excessive amounts will incur a charge or require an alternative disposal method. If a special pick-up is required or for more information, call Republic Services, 847.981.1431 for more information.
Types of waste that should NOT be placed out for pick up:
Riding lawn mowers
Explosive and volatile waste will not be collected.
Household hazardous wastes, including chemicals, insecticides, herbicides, fertilizers, oil, paint, varnishes, strippers, solvents, and similar items should be used up completely. The empty container may then be disposed of as refuse. Such containers may not be placed in recycling bins, even if they are rinsed out. Contact the Village of Schaumburg Engineering and Public Works Logistics Coordinator at 847.923.6644 with questions concerning household hazardous waste disposal options.
To have hazardous components of used appliances removed for recycling, residents should contact the store from which the item was purchased. They may be able to pick up appliances when the new appliance is delivered. Learn More....
Residents may call Republic Services at 1.847.981.1431 for pricing and to schedule a pickup for appliances.