City Refuse Collection
Amount of Refuse Allowed
Under the city's refuse agreement with Groot, each residence is allowed to put out:
- One (1) 35, 65, or 95-gallon Groot refuse cart
- One (1) 65-gallon recycling cart
- One (1) large household item under 50 lbs (such as a boxes, furniture or crates) will be collected weekly without a prepaid sticker on the regular pick-up day only.
Refuse & Recycling Carts
Replacement and/or additional carts are provided by Groot. Residents may request an additional 35-gallon, 65-gallon, or 95-gallon refuse cart at an additional cost billed directly to the residents by Groot. To request replacement or additional totes, contact Groot at firstname.lastname@example.org or 630-892-9294.
Additional containers may not exceed 35 gallons in size or 50 pounds in weight.
Carpeting is considered a bulk item; however, it must be cut and rolled in 4-foot lengths. Each roll must be tied and not weigh more than 50 pounds. Up to 4 rolls will be accepted as 1 bulk item.
The following items will not be accepted during weekly collection:
- Construction/demolition materials
- Hazardous wastes (includes paints, oils, hot ash and flammable items)
- Large automotive parts
- Materials from floods, fires, or evictions
- White goods (call for pick up options)
Prepaid Refuse Stickers
A $2 prepaid sticker is required for each bag or 35-gallon container outside the cart. Prepaid refuse stickers are sold at the following locations in Yorkville:
- Ace Hardware - 9620 Route 34
- Jewel-Osco - 234 Veterans Parkway
All refuse should be placed out for collection by 6 a.m. on the designated collection day. Groot may collect your items anytime between 6:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on your collection day. If items are missed, you will need to call Groot directly at 630-892-9294.
|Day of the Week
||Areas of Collection
|Monday||Country Hills, Fox Highlands, Prestwick, Raintree Village, Sunflower Estates, Wildwood, Windett Ridge|
|Tuesday||Briarwood, Greenbriar, Kendallwood Estates, Prairie Gardens, River’s Edge, White Oak Estates|
|Wednesday||Blackberry Woods, Cimarron Ridge, Fox Hill, Heartland, Heartland Circle, Heartland Meadows, Longford Lakes, Woodworth Estates|
|Thursday||Autumn Creek, Blackberry Creek North, Cannonball Estates, Countryside, Grande Reserve, Kendall Marketplace, Kylyn’s Ridge, Prairie Meadows, Whispering Meadows|
|Friday||Bristol Bay, Caledonia, Grande Reserve|
View a copy of the Refuse Collection Map (PDF).
If you are missed on your regular pickup day, contact Groot at 630-892-9294.
Groot will observe the following holidays:
If the holiday falls on a weekday, on or before your scheduled collection, service will be delayed by one day for the remainder of the holiday week. If the holiday falls on Sunday, it will be observed on Monday and service will be delayed one day the entire week.