Rates

Current Rates


The current rates for service, effective as of May 1, 2017, 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: 
$15.55/hh 
b. Unlimited Solid Waste and Recycling Collection with Cart and Landscape Collection without Cart:

$14.50/hh
1.1 Multifamily Unit
Unlimited Solid Waste Collection in a Central container:
$7.92/hh
1.2 Multifamily Unit
Recycling in a Central container:
$1.94/hh
1.3 Additional Refuse Service Weekly
a. One additional pickup per week:
$4.46/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:
$945/cy
$131 per hr
2.0 Emergency Collection:
$50.40/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.