Residential Refuse Collection & Recycling

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The Village of Burr Ridge contracts with Groot Industries for its refuse, recycling, and yard waste collection needs. If any resident has questions or concerns about their service with Groot, please contact Village Hall, and staff will work on your behalf to correct any issues. Please see the Groot website for more information on the refuse disposal service. 

Groot will be implementing rate increases on August 1, 2023.

Description Current Rate New Rate Effective August 1, 2023
Single-Family General $19.05 per month $19.91 per month
Single-Family Senior Discount $18.20 per month $19.02 per month
Top of Drive Service $28.12 per month $29.31 per month
Back Door Refuse Service $38.13 per month $39.85 per month
Collection of White Goods $28.29 per month $29.56 per month

The Senior Discount program is only available on the Basic Service Plan. It does not apply to Top of Drive or Back Door service.
Garbage Pick-up
Thursday: South of 79th Street
Friday:      North of 79th Street 
Observed Holidays
New Years Day
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day

Collections are delayed one day after a holiday. If the holiday falls on a Sunday, there will be no collection on Monday, and services will be delayed one day for the remainder of the week. If the holiday falls on a Saturday, there will be no change to your regular pick-up day. If a holiday falls on a weekday, service will be delayed one day later for the rest of the week.

Electronics Recycling

Company LogoWhen: 7 a.m. - 3 p.m., M-F; Closed for Federal Holidays
Where: Brown Building, located in the Public Works parking lot
Location: 451 Commerce Street, Burr Ridge, IL 60527

Televisions and monitors must be paid for in cash (no change given) or prepaid through the e-Works website. A receipt for prepaid items must be displayed to staff before they will accept a television or monitor. The cost is $25 per TV/monitor with a screen smaller than 21" and $35 per TV/monitor with a screen that is 21" or larger.

  • Adaptors
  • Ballasts (fluorescent tubes & bulbs must be removed from the fixture)
  • Blenders
  • Cable Receivers
  • Cameras
  • CD Players
  • Cell Phones
  • Christmas Lights
  • Circuit Boards
  • Coffee Pots (not the glass part)
  • Computers (CPUs, Laptops, Tablet PCs, computer batteries)
  • Computer Drives
  • Cords & Cables
  • Humidifiers (NO dehumidifiers will be accepted)
  • Digital Converter Boxes
  • Digital Video Disc (DVD) Players
  • Digital Video Disc (DVD) Recorders
  • Docking Stations
  • Fans (metal fans only)
  • Fax Machines
  • Hard Drives
  • Holiday Light Strings
  • Keyboards
  • Laptops
  • Mainframes
  • Mice
  • Microwaves
  • Modems
  • Monitors*
  • PDA Organizers
  • Phones
  • Portable Digital Music Players
  • Power Supplies
  • Printers
  • Projectors
  • Satellite Receivers
  • Scanners
  • Small Scale Servers
  • Speakers (no large wood speakers)
  • Stereos
  • Tablets
  • Toasters
  • TVs/Televisions*
  • Vacuums (no cloth bags)
  • Video Cassette Recorders (VCRs)
  • Video Game Consoles
  • Wires

  • DVDs
  • Video and audio cassettes
  • Large home appliances/white goods
    • i.e., stoves, washing machines, refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, dehumidifiers, large stereo speakers (extra-large wooden-box speakers)
  • Batteries
  • Hazardous waste
  • (Mercury-containing devices, thermostats, thermometers, smoke detectors, liquids and gases, fluorescent tubes, and lightbulbs.)
*Tax-deductible fee applies for all televisions and monitors:
$25 per TV/monitor with screens smaller than 21 inches
$35 per TV/monitor with screens 21 inches and larger

eWorks Electronic Services Inc. will accept cash or credit card payments at the drop-off (no checks), or you can prepay at You will receive a tax-deductible receipt at the time of drop-off.
Questions about what is/is not accepted? Contact eWorks Electronics Services Inc. at (217) 364-7543.