New Groot Contract for Refuse Collection

New Refuse Collection Services, Programs Begin April 1
Posted on 03/25/2021
Groot Truck

On April 1, the Village will be starting a new 7-year contract with Groot as the Village’s contracted waste hauler for single-family residences. Also, the landscape waste collection program resumes April 1.

Overall highlights of the Village’s new contract with Groot:

  • Once per week refuse collection only.
  • Price reduction on all services. Price for curbside pickup for once-per-week collection is $17.30. Price for landscape waste stickers is $2.45.
  • Spring Bag/Bundle Collection: On the third landscape waste collection day in April, Groot will collect from each household, five unstickered landscape waste bags or bundles.
  • Two for One fall leaf bag collection expanded by two weeks.
  • Two electronic items collected at curbside per week. You must contact Groot to schedule a curbside electronics collection, 800-244-1977.
  • A Military Discount is available for residences with a family member that normally lives in the home and is in full-time military service or is a Guard/Reservist that is actively deployed. Click here to apply.
  • Senior Citizens age 65 or older and persons with disabilities, whose household income is less than $16,000 per year, are eligible for a discounted collection rate (see rate schedule). Click here to apply.

Click here for information on the services provided and other options regarding the Village’s refuse, recycling and landscape waste collection programs provided through Groot. Also, refer to a copy of the Groot brochure for additional information.