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

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

The City of Waukegan is in Illinois with Kenosha to the north, Evanston and Chicago to the south, Crystal Lake to the west.

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.

Waukegan Trash Collection Calendar 2024

For normal trash collections schedules, visit https://www.waukeganil.gov/345/Waste-Collection

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

  • New Years Day
  • Memorial Day
  • 4th of July
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

Whenever the holidays listed fall on a day during the week, the scheduled pickup day will be delayed by one day.

Waukegan Trash Collection Map

Waukegan Trash Pickup Schedule Map

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2024

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit: https://www.wm.com/us/en/home/bulk-trash-pickup

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • small furniture and fixtures and must weigh less than 50 pounds each so one person can lift it into the truck.
  • Carpeting must be rolled, tied, or bundled, and be less than five (5’) feet in length.
  • Each resident is also allowed ONE bulk item for pick-up outside of the trash cart at no additional charge.

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

Please contact Waste Management at 847-623-3870 for information.

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 Waukegan 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.waukeganil.gov/345/Waste-Collection

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Waukegan?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit: https://www.wm.com/us/en/home/bulk-trash-pickup

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit: https://www.wm.com/us/en/mywm/locate?redirect=/us/en/mywm/my-services/view-pickup-eta

What time does trash collection start?

Trash collection starts at 6:00 a.m. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.

How can I contact the Waukegan Public Works Department?

Waste Management
Phone: 847-623-3870
Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 4pm.

Did we miss anything?

Hope you were able to find everything you need for the Waukegan 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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