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Village of Union

RESIDENTIAL SERVICES 
Residential


MDC Environmental Services is proud to serve the Village of Union, where history comes alive. Please see below for information and regulations regarding curbside trash pickup in the Village of Union.

REFUSE AND RECYCLING SERVICES

The collection day for your refuse and recyclables will be on Thursdays. Please have all refuse, recyclable items at the curb by 5:00am on collection day.

RESIDENTIAL CURB SERVICE

We will collect household refuse contained in standard size refuse containers curbside each week. These containers must be furnished by the homeowner and shall not exceed 32 gallons in capacity and shall not exceed 50 pounds in weight. Containers may be either rigid plastic or metal construction or bags. Please contact MDC for the current pricing for this service.

95 GALLON CART SERVICE

We will provide a 95 gallon tote and collect all household refuse contained in the cart at the curb each week. Cost is an additional $2.00 per month. You may also set out additional cans or bags with the cart.

35 GALLON RECYCLE CART

We will provide a 35 gallon cart for recyclable materials only. Cost is an additional $2.00 per month.

PREPAID STICKER PROGRAM

Residents may dispose of their refuse by attaching a prepaid garbage sticker to each can or bag that is placed curbside. Stickers are available for purchase at Wisted’s Supermarket or directly from MDC Environmental Services.

ADDITIONAL/EXTRA REFUSE

Please notify our office in advance if you require collection of any bulk items. There is an additional charge for this service. A bulk item is any item which is too large to fit into the 95 gallon tote or your garbage cans. Examples include, but are not limited to, sofas, chairs, tables, mattress, boxspring, small appliances. Any large appliances, especially ones that contain CFC and HCFC refrigerant gas, PCB containing capacitors, mercury switches or other hazardous components are not included and must be removed by a separate service.

Please contact our office for referrals for such appliances. Please contact our office 24 hours prior to your pickup to arrange for a special pickup for any refuse in excess of your service level per week. There is an extra charge for this service. If you require an estimate, service will be provided within one week after the estimate is given.

CURBSIDE RECYCLING SERVICE INFORMATION
PREPARING RECYCLABLES

Make sure that recyclables are clean and all containers such as cans and bottles are empty. You do not need to divide recycling into individual groups.

 

  • Newspaper
  • Corrugated Cardboard (cut down into 18 in. squares.)
  • Magazines
  • Catalogs
  • Telephone Books
  • Junk Mail
  • Chipboard
  • Glass Bottles and Jars
  • Tin, Aluminum and Bi-Metal Cans
  • Plastics Coded 1-7*

*We cannot accept plastic bags, Styrofoam, 6 pack rings, oil containers as well as some other items. If you have a question as to whether or not an item is recyclable, please contact our office.

YARD WASTE COLLECTION – APRIL 1ST THROUGH NOVEMBER 30TH

Yard waste must be contained in paper bio-degradable bags or a 32 gallon garbage can marked with a large “X”. Each bag or can must have a yard waste sticker attached. Stickers may be purchased through the same outlets that sell garbage stickers. Yard waste materials are leaves, grass clippings, weeds, twigs, etc. We cannot accept dirt, sod or large branches. Please call our office with any questions about items that may be considered yard waste.

MDC Environmental Services will provide leaf vacuuming for the Village each fall. Dates are announced in advance. Leaves must be raked to the curb.

HOLIDAYS

There will be no collection on New Yearʼs Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day or whenever the disposal facility is closed. If your pick-up falls on or after these holidays, collection will be one (1) day later. If any of the above holidays fall on a weekend, your pick-up day will be unaffected.

About Us


Phone:  815-568-7274

1050 Greenlee Street
MarengoIllinois  60152
United States


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