Waste and Recycling Services

Residential Single Family


The Village has a residential waste hauler contract with Groot Industries, Inc.  to provide waste and recycling service to single and multi family homes. Typical pick-up days are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and each residence has once a week pick-up depending on its location.


New residents should call 1-877-40G-ROOT (1-877-404-7668) to establish service.


Residential Refuse & Recycling Services (Single Family)


Groot offers three different service levels to single family residences for garbage and recycling.  Garbage and landscape tags are available at Jewel-Osco, Ace Hardware, Sunset Foods, and Village Hall. 

 

Rates are effective 6/1/23 and are billed quarterly by Groot:

  • Unlimited household garbage, recycling cart, and 1 bulk item/week is $25.41/month
  • Limited (1 container only) household garbage, recycling cart, and 1 bulk item/week is $21.45/month (seniors 65 and older is $19.20/month)
  • Pay per bag service is $3.89/bag and $7.14/month for recycling

The following holidays will result in pick-up being delayed one day later (unless the holiday falls on a Saturday):

New Year's Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.


Residential Refuse & Recycling Services (Townhomes, Condos, Apartments)


Monthly rate for large commercial containers (condos, apartments):

  • $10.70 per unit/per month

Monthly rate for individual curbside collection:

  • $15.90  per unit/per month (once per week service without carts)
  • $18.75  per unit/per month (once per week service with carts)
  • $16.52* per unit/per month (twice per week service without carts)
  • $19.39* per unit/per month (twice per week service with carts)

*Twice per week service available for existing customers only.


Residential Landscape Waste (Single Family & Multi-Family)


Landscape Waste Collection

Per bag or bundle is $2.75/tag

Tags are available at the following Libertyville businesses-

  • Village Hall, 118 W. Cook Avenue
  • Jewel-Osco, 1300 S. Milwaukee
  • Ace Hardware, 155 Peterson
  • Sunset Foods, 1541 W. Peterson

Full season subscription is $180.00/year
4/1-10/14 includes up to 6 bags or containers/week
10/15 through the week of 11/30 includes up to 12 bags or containers/week
Abbreviated fall season subscription is $75.00
10/15 through the week of 11/30 includes up to 12 bags or containers/week

Landscape Cart for food scraps $40.00

Recycling


Single Stream recycling is here. No more sorting within your recycling bin. For a list of items you can recycle please see the service guide. A recycling cart is available with your garbage service and no additional charge and makes recycling even easier.


SWALCO (Solid Waste Agency of Lake County) offers special pick-ups throughout Lake County for household hazardous waste items, electronics recycling, and clothing & textiles.  

The schedule of pick-ups and drop-off locations are located on their website.



Holiday Schedule

Groot observes the following holidays:



  • New Years Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day
*Collections will be delayed one day after a holiday
 *If the holiday falls on a Sunday there will be no collection on Monday and services will be delayed one day for the remainder of the week.
 *If the holiday falls on a Saturday there will be no change to your regular pick up day
*If a holiday falls on a weekday service will be delayed one day later for the rest of the week




 


Groot Truck