Garbage & Recycling Services

Waste Management

The Village of Lemont uses Waste Management for garbage collection services. Contact Waste Management for new service or customer service:

Waste Management, Inc.
2100 Moen Ave.
Rockdale, IL 60436
Ph: (800) 796-9696

96-gallon garbage carts are issued by Waste Management. All items must be placed at the curb by 6:00 am on the day of collection. Additional refuse may be placed next to the cart in either 32-gallon garbage cans or bags that do not exceed 50 pounds.

One large household item, such as discarded furniture, mattresses, etc. will be collected on the regular pick-up day. Carpeting/padding should be cut and rolled in four-foot lengths weighing no more than 50 pounds each, with a limit of eight (8) rolls. Additional oversized items may require a special pick-up. Please contact Waste Management for an estimate.

Waste Management will bill residents directly for service on a quarterly basis. A $3 per month senior discount will apply to all qualified senior citizens that are at least 65 years old and that own and occupy their own dwelling.

The following informational brochure, directly from Waste Management, will assist you with complete details on the refuse, recycling, and yard waste program in Lemont. For further information, please contact Waste Management directly at 1 (800) 796-9696. You can also visit their website at for questions or further information. 

Recycling Collection

Recycling is collected weekly on the same day as garbage pick-up.

Replacement or additional recycling bins may be purchased by calling the Customer Service Department of Waste Management.

At Your Door Special Collection Service - Effective May 1, 2017

With the impact to residents to properly dispose of electronics, TV's, and other household special materials, the Village of Lemont, through Waste Management, has implemented the At Your Door Special Collection service.  This service is available to single and multi-family homes that are covered under our current Waste Management agreement. The monthly fee of $1.25 will be added to residents quarterly Waste Management invoice; this is not an opt-out service. Before implementation, the Village sought resident input on electronics and hazardous waste recycling through a survey, and the majority of responders favored implementation of such a service.

Recycle old electronics, used motor oil, old cans of paint and more. It's easy and convenient!

The Village of Lemont offers a collection service for residents to dispose of these household special materials to residents.  Through this program, you can schedule a collection of these materials right from your home.

Acceptable materials for pick up include:   
  • Automotive Products (used motor oil, oil filters and batteries)
  • Garden Chemicals (pesticides, herbicides, weed killers, etc.)
  • Paint Products
  • Household Cleaners
  • Swimming Pool Chemicals
  • Electronics (TV’s, computers, monitors and more)
  • Household Batteries
  • Fluorescent tubes and Compact Fluorescent Lamps(CFL)
  • Thermometers and thermostats

Items not accepted are biological waste, appliances, ammunition, asbestos, any medicines/pharmaceuticals or radioactive materials. Materials must be in a sealed, labeled container in 5 gal or less. This is a residential program only; no business materials will be collected.

There are three easy ways to schedule a collection:

Commercial Recycling Program

Waste Management Commercial Recycling Program

Other Waste & Recycling Services

Cell Phone Recycling
Yard Waste / Branches / Leaves
White Goods / Tires / Hazardous Waste

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