At Your Door Service


You do not need to sign up for this program- it is offered as part of your regular household waste and recycling service.

To dispose of home-generated special materials and schedule a collection at your home, you must contact Waste Management online at or by calling 800-449-7587 (Hours: Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. (Se habla español). At Your Door service only applies to those residents with curbside garbage and recycling cart service, not those with a multi-family dumpster service.

The materials accepted through this program include:
Car BatteryAutomotive Products
Antifreeze, batteries, brake fluid, motor oil and filters, fuels, and more. 
Computers, monitors, keyboards, MP3 players, televisions (limit one per call), DVD/CD players, tape players, VCR, cell phones, desktops printers, fax machines, and microwaves.  
LeafGarden Chemicals
Fertilizers, insect sprays, herbicides, pesticides, and weed killers. 
Paint CanPaint Products
Paint, caulk, glue, stain, stripper, thinner, and wood preservative.
LightbulbMercury containing items
Batteries, compact fluorescent lamps, fluorescent tubes, thermometers, and thermostats. 
HouseHousehold Cleaners
Ammonia, heavy-duty cleaner, rust remover, tile/shower cleaner, upholstery cleaner, and more. 
NeedleSharps, Needles and Lancets
Must be placed in a sealed, rigid, puncture resistant container. 

Need to get rid of household hazardous waste quickly?

Click here to learn about drop-off locations in and near Elgin.