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Garbage Pickup Reminder

This is a reminder regarding the new Waste Management Garbage Pickup policy since we are seeing a lot of extra items being placed curbside that will not get picked up.

– First, the trash cans have to be placed in a certain manner in order for the new trucks to pick up the bins. The cans must have the lid opening portion facing the roadway. If there are multiple cans from WM set out, they must be at least three (3) feet apart for the same reasons.

If you have anything other than the approved 96 gallon trash bin set out it will not be picked up. Additional bins are available by calling Waste Management directly and requesting one. There is a monthly fee billed directly to you for each additional bin beyond the first one.

– If your trash was set out correctly and on time (by 7am) and then not picked up, please notify the Village as soon as possible. You can either use the report service issues form on the website or call the hall directly. If no one knows it was missed there is not a lot that can be done. If the truck is still around they may still be able to get it, if not they will reschedule a pickup as soon as possible.

Thank you!

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