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Trash and Recycling


Brush Collection
In May the city provides free curbside bulk brush collection for branches and tree trimmings. From March 15 through mid-December, residents may also dispose of bundled brush each week through the City's yard waste program.
 
Charitable Donations
Various non-profit agencies offer curbside charitable donation collection.
 
Curbside Recycling Program
Naperville began its curbside recycling program in 1986, making it the first community in Illinois to offer this service to its residents.
 
Electronics Recycling
Information on recycling and disposal of electronic items. 
 
Garbage Collection - Residential
Naperville offers curbside collection of garbage to all single-family homes, condominiums, townhomes and apartments with up to four units.
 
Garbage Collection Carts
Naperville residents, who receive curbside garbage collection from Waste Management, can purchase a standardized residential wheeled garbage cart.
 
Holiday Lights Recycling
Recycle Christmas tree and holiday lights at the Recycling Drop-Off Center as well as the Municipal Center and Public Works Service Center.
 
Holiday Tree Recycling
The City of Naperville offers a Holiday Tree Recycling program each January.
 
Household Hazardous Waste
The city’s household hazardous drop off facility is open Saturdays and Sundays, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., excluding holidays.
 
Leaf Collection
The City of Naperville offers a variety of leaf disposal options to meet the unique needs of residents.
 
Recycling Drop-Off Center
Recycling materials may be taken to the city’s drop-off center, located at the Public Works Service Center at 180 Fort Hill Drive on the Jefferson Avenue side.
 
Regional Recycling and Shredding Events
DuPage and Will County and other organizations in the area hold recycling and shredding events, several of which are listed here.
 
Residential Refuse Fee
Beginning January 1, 2016, residents will pay a $12.35 monthly residential refuse fee that will appear on a monthly utility bill as a flat monthly rate.
 
Scavenger Services
Beginning January 1, 2006, refuse collection firms must obtain a City of Naperville Commercial Scavenger License to collect or dispose of any commercial waste, refuse or recycling materials. 
 
Yard Waste Collection
From mid March through the second full week of December, grass, weeds, twigs and leaves should be bagged in 33-gallon paper yard waste bags and placed curbside for weekly collection.