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Garbage Collection

Garbage collection is a major aspect of waste disposal for both residential homeowners and commercial businesses. It is important to understand that trash is typically collected in bins or from dumpsters, and then taken to landfills. Proper disposal is important for the environment, as is daily recycling. Below you will find some helpful terms to assist you with fully understanding garbage collection and the services that assist with this all over the nation.

  • Recycling – The process of converting plastic, scrap metal, and paper waste into reusable material.
  • Trash Pick Up Service – This is a garbage collection service that typically goes to countless residential homes and commercial businesses weekly, in order to collect garbage.
  • Landfill – A designated place where trash/waste is hauled to and disposed of, and buried under soil.
  • Recycling Bin – These are typically plastic bins that are used at homes and businesses to collect recyclable solid waste in.
  • Trash Removal Service – A type of professional service that will come to remove scrap metal, plastic containers, paper, beverage cans, and other types of waste from a specific location.
  • Garbage Management – The act of collecting trash and sorting through the waste to separate paper products, aluminum cans, plastic containers, and other items that can be recycled.
  • Trash Dumpster – A large steel container used in commercial and industrial settings, as well as cities to dispose of waste and junk in.
  • Battery Disposal – Batteries generally need to be disposed of in specific or designated trash bins, since they are a type of hazardous waste.
    Environmentalists Every Day Association
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    We are Environmentalists Every Day, America's Solid Waste Industry. Comprised of individuals and groups who are all dedicated to helping free the Earth of all the garbage that we've put onto it.
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    2351 Powis Rd, West Chicago, IL 60185
    K. Hoving provides many services to West Chicago and the surrounding areas including: roll off containers, recycling services, portable restrooms, street sweeping, and portable storage containers.
    (630) 562-3333
    Three Rivers Waste & Recycling
    2613 Little Bluestem Rd, Morris, IL 60450
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    (815) 942-6100
    User Review: "Friendly service, fast delivery, best prices around. Great job team. Thank you for all your help." - Christy (IL)
    E&J Disposal Company
    290 Main Place, Suite 102, Carol Stream, IL 60188
    E&J DISPOSAL COMPANY is a family owned business located in Carol Stream, Illinois since 2000. We pride ourselves in great customer service and are here whenever you need us.
    (630) 588-0597
    Wheatland Prairie Landfill
    25244 W 111th St, Plainfield, IL 60585
    (630) 904-0970
    U S Recycling and Disposal Services
    Plainfield, IL 60585
    (815) 577-5390
    Heartland Disposal of Illinois
    Plainfield, IL 60585
    (815) 676-6182
    Citiwaste Inc
    Joliet, IL 60403
    (630) 759-8686
    Citiwaste Inc
    Joliet, IL 60403
    (815) 942-4688
    Groot Recycling and Waste Service
    Joliet, IL 60403
    (815) 768-2184
    J & R Scrap Away
    Joliet, IL 60403
    (815) 600-5579
    Laser Master LLC
    150 Kendall Point Dr Ste F, Oswego, IL 60543
    (630) 499-0700
    Industrial Tires Unlimited
    1251 Naperville Dr, Romeoville, IL 60446
    (630) 759-9123
    Three Rivers Waste
    Joliet, IL 60403
    (815) 693-6496
    Kendall County Concrete Inc
    695 Route 34, Aurora, IL 60503
    (630) 851-9197
    Fan Construction
    2387 Halsted Ln, Aurora, IL 60503
    (630) 851-3111

    Homeowners generally put out their trash cans once per week for pickup services. Each town and city is different in terms of which days garbage collection will take place. Usually, recycling services take place the same day. If your municipal garbage truck comes by on Fridays, for instance, you put your trash out in the morning by the curb so it’s ready for pick up. Garbage collection occurs in every community, a free service offered by your town or city. Food by-products and other products we use, must be disposed of. Some people have compost piles in their backyards for biodegradable food items, like banana peels and coffee grounds. However, all the other stuff we generate, from food packaging to diapers, ends up in the trash. Garbage collectors will accept many items for removal, including regular trash bags and cans full of garbage. They will also take furniture, as some communities specify that you can put out one large piece of furniture for removal per week. They will sometimes haul construction junk, scrap metal and leaf refuse, but they generally will not accept computers, TVs and appliances for disposal. They also will not accept hazardous waste, like paint thinner, because solid and oil waste must be safely disposed of in other ways, generally at a dump or landfill in your area. Recycle services are closely related to garbage collection, but items are placed into separate bins, one for each item, including paper, plastic, glass and tin items like cans. Recycling collectors manage these items by placing them into separate containers for transport to a recycling facility. The next time you put your recycling bins and trash cans curbside, remember that’s the first step in a long chain of garbage collection that ends in disposal at the dump.
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