Curbside Garbage Service for Residential Customers
Pickup is once per week in provided 65-gallon carts. Place garbage curbside by 6 a.m. on your scheduled garbage collection day. For residential customers pickup day is Wednesday. Containers must be placed within four feet of the curb Items not accepted for pickup include household chemicals.
Curbside Recycling Service for Residential Customers
Pickup is once per week in provided 95-gallon carts. Place your cart curbside by 6 a.m. on your scheduled collection day.For residential customers pickup day is Wednesday. Containers must be placed within four feet of the curb.
Corrugated Cardboard (not larger than 2 feet by 2 feet)
Paper Grocery Bags
Plastics, Numbers 1 to 5
Not Acceptable Items
Items not accepted for recycling include:
Containers for Oil Products
Pesticide or Chemical Containers
For more information on how to properly recycle or dispose of items not listed, please contact Lakeshore Recycling Systemsat 773-685-8811
Curbside Organics Service - YEAR ROUND
Organics are Yardwaste and Food Scraps
Pickup is once per week in provided 35-gallon carts. Place your cart curbside by 6 a.m. on your scheduled collection day.For residential customers pickup day is Wednesday. If you have additional organic waste or yardwaste that does not fit in the cart provided, you may place the container or yardwaste bag on the curb but a yardwaste sticker must be placed on the additional waste.
Bagged yard waste must be in biodegradable paper bags. A sticker should be placed on each bundle. Bags and bundles may not exceed 50 pounds. Bundles should not exceed 4 feet in length and/or 2 feet in diameter. Branches within each bundle may not exceed 3 inches in diameter.
Yard Waste Stickers
Yard waste stickers may be purchased at the following locations:
Highwood City Hall, 17 Highwood Avenue, Highwood Walgreens, 320 Waukegan Avenue, Highwood Mutual Ace, 1393 Half Day Road, Highland Park