Pick-Up Information

General Provisions
Garbage, recyclables, and yard waste are picked up on the same day of the week. Pick-up days in the City of Elmhurst are Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday. If you are unsure what day pick up is provided on your block, please view our garbage pick-up map(PDF), or call the Public Works Department at (630) 530-3020.

Please be sure your waste and recyclables are placed at the curb by 6:00 am on your pick-up day.

Holiday Schedule
When a holidays listed below falls on a Sunday through Friday, pick-up will be delayed by one day for the remainder of that week. These holidays are:
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas
  • New Year's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Fourth of July
  • Labor Day
The above holidays are the only holidays that the refuse pick up schedule is altered. Saturday holidays do not affect the pick up schedule.

Special Pick-Ups
For construction materials such as shingles, drywall, and other construction debris, please contact Republic Services the day prior to your regular pick-up day to arrange for a quote. You can reach Republic Services at (708) 345-7050.