Rates

For a single family residential customer with pick up once a week, a house hold should be billed $13.81 for Waste, Recycling, and Landscape pickup + $5.65 for fees charged by SWANCC for a total of $19.46. 

Current Rates
The current rates for service, effective as of July 8, 2013, as listed in the Amendment to the Refuse and Recycling Collection and Disposal Agreement are as follows:
1.0 Single Family Unit
a. Unlimited Solid Waste, Recycling and Landscape Collection with Cart: 
$14.81/hh 
b. Unlimited Solid Waste and Recycling Collection with Cart and Landscape Collection without Cart:

$13.81/hh
1.1 Multifamily Unit
Unlimited Solid Waste Collection in a Central container:
$7.54/hh
1.2 Multifamily Unit
Recycling in a Central container:
$1.85/hh
1.3 Additional Refuse Service Weekly
a. One additional pickup per week:
$4.25/hh 
1.4 Additional Solid Waste or Recycling Cart (each):
$2.00/hh
1.5 Senior Citizen price reduction (65 years or older with ID):
%10/hh
1.6 White Goods Collection:  $40.00/item
1.7 Billing of Services:
$0.00/hh 
1.8 Bulk items:
$15.00/item
1.9 Fall Leaf Assistance:
$9.00/cy
$125 per hr
2.0 Emergency Collection:
$48.00/ton 
2.1 Cart Change-Out Fee:
$25.00/service

Price Adjustments
  • 2nd year contract (4/16/2013 - 4/15/2014) the unit prices above shall be adjusted by 0 percent
  • 3rd year contract (4/16/2014 - 4/15/2015) the unit prices above shall be adjusted by 0 percent.
  • 4th year contract (4/16/2015 - 4/15/2016) the unit prices above shall be adjusted by 0 percent.
  • 5th year contract (4/16/2016 - 4/15/2017) the unit prices above shall be adjusted by 0 percent.
  • 6th year contract (4/16/2017 - 4/15/2018) the unit prices above shall be adjusted by +5 percent.
  • 7th year contract (4/16/2018 - 4/15/2019) the unit prices above shall be adjusted by 0 percent.
Abbreviation Meanings
  • “hh” means household per month
  • “cy” means cubic yard
SWANCC Fees
Above prices do not include SWANCC (Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County) fees.
  • SWANCC Fees for Single Family Units as of 8/30/2013 are $5.65/hh
  • SWANCC Fees for Multi Family Units as of 8/30/2013 are $4.55/hh
Bulk Items
Bulk items such as pianos, carpeting, furniture, mattresses, and other similar goods,are collected by Waste Management, and require a special pick-up by calling 800-964-8988. Please note that based upon size of item or quantity, there may be a charge for collection.