Large Item Collection

Household Items

The cost for one item on any week is one refuse sticker. More than one item set out on any particular week will cost two refuse stickers for each additional item. Household items consist of:
  • Furniture
  • Mattresses
  • Carpets (cut into 5' sections, rolled up and tied)
If your household item doesn't fit one of the above categories, please call Republic Services at (708) 345-7050 to get a quote for a special pick-up.

Please note: Large items may not be picked up when your regular refuse is picked up. A larger or different truck and an additional driver may be needed to remove these heavier items.


White Goods

The cost for each item is two refuse stickers. Any additional items set out in the same week will also be two refuse stickers each. The City suggests that when you have new white goods delivered to your home, ask the retailer to take the old ones. White goods consist of:
  • Washers
  • Dryers
  • Water Heaters
  • Refrigerators
  • Freezers
  • Room Air Conditioners
If your appliance doesn't fit one of the above categories, please call Republic Services at (708) 345-7050 to get a quote for a special pick up.


Electronic Equipment

On 01/1/2012 a new e-waste law became effective. Visit the following sites for more information:

Electronic equipment or devices will not be picked up and must be recycled legally through an approved recycling program.  For more information, please see "Residential Electronic Recycling Program."