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

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

The City of Wilmette is in Illinois with Evanston to the southeast, Skokie, Park Ridge, Des Plaines to the southwest, Mount Prospect to the west, Arlington Heights 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.

Wilmette Trash Collection Calendar 2024

For normal trash collections schedules, visit https://www.wilmette.com/engineering-public-works/refuse-recycling-and-yard-waste-program/

Trash Pick Up Holidays

Here you can see the city-observed holidays.

  • New Year’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

Wilmette Trash Collection Map

Wilmette Trash Collection Map

Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2024

To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit: https://www.wilmette.com/engineering-public-works/refuse-recycling-and-yard-waste-program/recycling-collection/

Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • METAL (Steel & Aluminum Containers and Foil)
  • PAPER (Cardboard (flattened), Office Paper, Newspaper, Magazines)
  • PLASTIC (Containers: Bottles, Tubs, Jugs, and Jars Only)
  • GLASS (Containers: Bottles & Jars Only)

Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup

  • No Plastic Bags, No Product Wrap (return clean to retailer)
  • No Big Items (Electronics, Wood, Propane Tanks, Scrap Metal or Styrofoam – check with local authority for other options)
  • No Tanglers (Hangers, Hoses, Wire, Cords, Ropes or Chains)
  • No Clothing Textiles or Shoes (donate)
  • No Shredded Paper (check with local authority for other recycling options)
  • No Food, Liquid, Diapers, Batteries or Needles

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 Wilmette 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.wilmette.com/engineering-public-works/refuse-recycling-and-yard-waste-program/

Frequently Asked Questions

When is bulk pickup in Wilmette?

To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit: https://www.wilmette.com/engineering-public-works/refuse-recycling-and-yard-waste-program/recycling-collection/

What day is trash pickup?

To find trash pickup on your street visit: https://www.wilmette.com/engineering-public-works/refuse-recycling-and-yard-waste-program/

What time does trash collection start?

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

How can I contact the Wilmette Public Works Department?

[email protected] or 847-853-7500

Did we miss anything?

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