Residential Waste Pick-Up Guidelines
Garbage pickup service is provided by Republic Services – 708-385-8252
Garbage-Only Toters are provided by Republic Services for the containment of garbage.
The toter must be placed at curbside (not in roadway) on garbage day.
Yard Waste Toters
Yard Waste Toters are to be used for yard waste (leaves, grass clippings, twigs, etc) from April 1 through November 30.
From December 1 through March 31, these toters may be used for regular garbage.
Yard waste may also be placed in recyclable paper bags.
Recycling Toters are to be used for recyclable items only.
Recycling Toters are picked up every other week.
Illinois State Law regarding Electronic Waste
Illinois State Law prohibits the disposal of electronics in your regular garbage or in curb-side placement. All electronic waste must be recycled properly. There are many local resources that can help you recycle your old electronics.
Click here for a listing of area electronic waste disposal sites.
The following items should be placed on the curb with your regularly scheduled garbage pick-up:
IN LIMITED QUANTITIES ONLY
- WASHERS AND DRYERS
- HOT WATER HEATERS
- AIR CONDITIONERS
- BOX SPRINGS AND MATTRESSES
- LAUNDRY TUBS
- BUILDING MATERIALS
Republic Services can be reached at 708-385-8252
For any items not picked up by Republic Services, call Public Works at 339-2323 and set them out by the curb on Thursday. These items will be picked up on Fridays.
Residents are only responsible for disposing of tires and car parts. All fluids such as old paint, cleaners, and oil should be disposed of properly, and not placed in trash for collection. Remember also, if a contractor is hired to perform any work, the contractor must arrange for all material disposal and debris removal resulting from the work being contracted.
Residential collection will be delayed on the following holidays: Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. These holidays push residential pickup schedules back one day. Regular schedules resume the following week.
ITEMS NOT PICKED UP BY REPUBLIC SERVICES:
Items not picked up by Republic Services include the following:
Engine blocks, transmissions, axles, tires, heavy metal parts, broken concrete, stone, clay, dirt, metal, swimming pools, refuse from building construction, carpeting (if not rolled into manageable sizes) and other material which may cause damage to the equipment or injury to the operator.
WHO WILL PICK UP THESE ITEMS?
The South Holland Public Works Department will pick up these items on Fridays. Call 339-2323 to schedule a pickup. Items must be accessible from the street before 7:00am on Friday.
Republic Services will pickup appliances and furniture.
Republic Services will pickup Christmas trees during the first two weeks of January.
Republic Services will pickup branches if they are less than 4 inches in diameter, cut into 4 foot lengths, bundled with twine, and set out with the toter.
Any questions dealing with service, property damage, toter replacement, etc. may be answered by Republic Services, call 708-385-8252.