The Village of Algonquin, IL

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FAQs - Details

Question

How long in advance and after the collection date may garbage and recycling carts be at the curb?

Answer

Garbage, recycling, and yard waste may be placed at the curb after 5:00 p.m. the day prior to the collection day, and all garbage and recycling containers shall be removed from the curb by 11:00 p.m. the day of collection.

Details

Every occupant of a structure shall dispose of all rubbish and recycling in a clean and sanitary manner pursuant to Chapter 13 of this Code and by placing such rubbish and items intended for recycling in approved containers and stored in a location with minimal exposure to the public view.

Regular Collection:  Rubbish and recycling may be placed on the right-of-way after 5:00 p.m. the day prior to the scheduled rubbish collection day, and all rubbish and recycling containers shall be removed from the right-of-way by 11:00 p.m. the day of rubbish collection.

Special Collection:  Items  requiring  a  special  pick-up,  such  as  refrigerators (please remove doors),  water heaters, stoves, ovens, cook tops, furniture, carpeting, and construction material, shall not remain on the right-of-way for more than 48 hours.

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