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Skokie Trash Schedule 2024 (Bulk Pickup, Holidays, Map)

We’re here to help you find the Skokie trash pickup schedule for 2024 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.

The City of Skokie is in Illinois with Oak Park to the south, Evanston to the east, Des Plaines and Park Ridge to the west, and Chicago to the southeast, Morton Grove to the northwest.

If there’s a change to your normal trash collection schedule then there’s a good chance your street sweeping schedule has changed too so make sure to check for updates.

Skokie Trash Collection Calendar 2024

For normal trash collections schedules, visit https://www.skokie.org/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=8561

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

  • New Year’s Day
    • Monday collection on Tuesday 01/03/23
    • Tuesday collection on Wednesday 01/04/23
    • Thursday & Friday collection as normal
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
    • Monday collection on Tuesday 01/17/23
    • Tuesday collection on Wednesday 01/18/23
    • Thursday & Friday as normal
  • Presidents’ Day
    • Monday collection on Tuesday 02/21/23
    • Tuesday collection on Wednesday 02/22/23
    • Thursday & Friday as normal
  • Memorial Day
    • Monday collection on Tuesday 05/30/23
    • Tuesday collection on Wednesday 05/31/23
    • Thursday & Friday collection as normal
  • Juneteenth
    • Monday collection on Tuesday 06/20/23
    • Tuesday collection on Wednesday 06/21/23
    • Thursday & Friday collection as normal
  • Independence Day
    • Monday collection as normal
    • Tuesday collection on Wednesday 07/05/23
    • Thursday & Friday collection as normal
  • Labor Day
    • Monday collection on Tuesday 08/05/23
    • Tuesday collection on Wednesday 08/06/23
    • Thursday & Friday collection as normal
  • Thanksgiving
    • Monday & Tuesday collection as normal
    • Thursday collection on Wednesday 11/22/23
    • Friday collection as normal
  • Christmas Day
    • Monday collection on Tuesday 12/26/23
    • Tuesday collection on Wednesday 12/27/23
    • Thursday & Friday collection as normal

Skokie Trash Collection Map

Skokie Trash Pickup Schedule

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2024

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit: https://www.skokie.org/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=8561

The Village will accept one large item, or two smaller bulk items per week. Please call in large items ahead of time at 847-933-8427. Place items on your scheduled collection day. Do not place bulk items out during a holiday week.

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • couch
  • mattress
  • sofa
  • chairs
  • end tables
  • oven
  • washer
  • refrigerator
  • air conditioner
  • carpeting – cut in lengths to six feet or less and rolls should not exceed 18 inches in diameter

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • household hazardous waste
  • latex paint in liquid form
  • dust
  • ash
  • construction debris 

Have bulky items the city won’t pick up? You need a junk removal service.

If you have large items that the city won’t take from you, you may need to hire a junk removal service.

Junk removal services are not be as picky about the items they’re collecting so if the city won’t take the item, this may be your best bet. There’s usually a fee involved with junk removal but most companies can tell you ahead of time approximately what it’s going to cost.

There are a number of junk removal services in Skokie and I’m sure many of them will be able to help you out.

Recycling Collection Calendar 2024

Here’s the link to the recycling collection calendar: https://www.skokie.org/DocumentCenter/View/314/Recycling-Map-PDF?bidId=

For the curbside recycling guidelines visit: https://www.skokie.org/DocumentCenter/View/8865/SWANCC-recycling-flyer-revised-2023-PDF

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Skokie?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit: https://www.skokie.org/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=8561

The Village will accept one large item, or two smaller bulk items per week. Please call in large items ahead of time at 847-933-8427. Place items on your scheduled collection day. Do not place bulk items out during a holiday week.

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit: https://www.skokie.org/ImageRepository/Document?documentId=8561

What time does trash collection start?

Trash collection starts at 7 a.m. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.

Crews will not return for late setouts.

How can I contact the Skokie Public Works Department?

Public Works Department
9050 Gross Point Road
Skokie, IL 60077

Phone: 847-933-8427

Did we miss anything?

Hope you were able to find everything you need for the Skokie trash pickup schedule. We strive to provide the most up to date information so please let us know if you need anything else.

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