Program Cost

2023 Rates

Residents receive a monthly bill for trash collection included as part of their water bill.

Sticker costs: 

  • Each disposal sticker costs $3.36.
  • Each appliance sticker costs $37.16.

Program Eligibility: 

  • The City of Elgin contracts with Waste Management to provide service to single family dwellings, multiple-family dwellings up to and including five units, and to owner-occupied condominium and townhome properties. 

New Service Activation: 

  • If you have moved into a new home or condominium in order to receive your refuse and recycling carts you will need to activate service to your address. To activate new service, dial 311 (847 931-6001) between the hours of 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. There is no charge associated with activating service to your address.