110 E. Walnut Street, Oglesby, IL 61348 • 815-883-3389
110 E. Walnut Street, Oglesby, IL 61348 • 815-883-3389

Garbage and Recycling

Garbage – Every household is entitled to garbage pickup unless a landlord has provided a dumpster for your residence.  Garbage is billed on a monthly basis ($17.40).  The city provides each residence with one garbage can. You are also allowed one “Bulk Item” per week.  The “Bulk Item” must be placed at the curb with the rest of the garbage.  Please remember that the garbage vendor cannot pick up construction materials, demolition materials, tires, refrigerators, washers, dryers, water heaters or any major appliance consisting primarily of metal.  Carpet and padding must be cut and rolled in 4′ lengths and weigh 50lbs. or less.  Garbage is picked up weekly on Tuesday’s, Wednesday’s, and Thursday’s. Garbage pick up is delayed by one day on the weeks with the following holidays:  New Years Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.  Place garbage can on the berm by 6:00 am. on your pick up day.

Recycling – Every household is entitled to recycling pick up unless a landlord has provided a dumpster for the residence.  Recycling is included in the garbage billing.  The city provides each residence with one recycling can.  Recycling pick up is every other week, the same day as your garbage pick up.  Acceptable items for recycling are paper bags, newspapers, magazines, plastic and glass containers.  Place recycling can on the berm by 6:00 am. the day of pick up.

Every household is entitled to garbage pickup unless a landlord has provided a dumpster for your residence.  Garbage is billed on a monthly basis ($17.40).  The city provides each residence with one garbage can. You are also allowed one “Bulk Item” per week.  The “Bulk Item” must be placed at the curb with the rest of the garbage.  Please remember that the garbage vendor cannot pick up construction materials, demolition materials, tires, refrigerators, washers, dryers, water heaters or any major appliance consisting primarily of metal.  Carpet and padding must be cut and rolled in 4′ lengths and weigh 50lbs. or less.  Garbage is picked up weekly on Tuesday’s, Wednesday’s, and Thursday’s . Garbage pick up is delayed by one day on the weeks with the following holidays:  New Years Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.  Place garbage can on the berm by 6:00 am. on your pick up day.

Recycling – Every household is entitled to recycling pick up unless a landlord has provided a dumpster for the residence.  Recycling is included in the garbage billing.  The city provides each residence with one recycling can.  Recycling pick up is every other week, the same day as your garbage pick up.  Acceptable items for recycling are paper bags, newspapers, magazines, plastic and glass containers.  Place recycling can on the berm by 6:00 am. the day of pick up.

2019 Garbage and Recycling Schedule

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Yard Waste – Every household is entitled to yard waste pick up.  Yard waste includes grass clippings, leaves, small branches, garden and flower debris.  All yard waste must be placed in compost bags and must have a city sticker placed on each bag.  Stickers may be purchased for $1.50 each at City Hall, John’s Service & Sales and Eureka Savings & Loan.  All yard waste is picked up Wednesday.  Yard waste pick up starts the week of April 1st through November 30th.  Yard waste pick up is delayed by one day on the weeks with the following holidays: New Years Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.  Place yard waste on the berm by 6:00 am. on Tuesday’s.

Grass Clippings – By city ordinance, grass clippings cannot be deposited in the street.  This is punishable by a fine as spelled out in ordinance number 12.04.140

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