All items for collection must be placed at the curb no later than 6:30 a.m on service days.
Refuse and Recycling carts may also be placed at he curb the evenig prior to service, no earlier than 6:00 p.m.
Service Days are Monday-Friday depending on your address.
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Cart Placement Times
Refuse or recycling carts may be placed at the curb no earlier than 6:00 p.m. on the day prior to the scheduled refuse and recycling pick-up during the period of May 1st through October 31st and no earlier than 3:00 p.m. on the day prior to the scheduled refuse and recycling pick-up during the period from November 1st through April 30th
Regular refuse will be collected once per week curbside. Residents may place bags or rented carts out by 7:00 a.m. Additional waste outside Flood Brothers cart may be placed in bags that may not exceed 32-gallon or fifty pounds (50lbs). Unlimited number of bags will be picked up each week. A 95-gallon or 35-gallon refuse cart is available for rental for a monthly fee of $2.50, billed annually. Carts can be rented through Flood Brothers by contacting our office.
Regular recycling will be collected once per week curbside. Residents may place Village supplied bins or rented carts out by 7 a.m. A 35-gallon or 65-gallon refuse cart is available for rental for a monthly fee of $2.50, billed annually. Carts can be rented through Flood Brothers by contacting our office.
Recycling materials will be commingled (i.e., plastic, glass, metal, and paper products mixed together). Preparation requirements for households participating in the recycling program including rinsing, removing labels, flattening, removing caps, and lids, etc. can be found on our website. Residents may place their recycling materials in additional containers marked recycling with handles or simply place them neatly alongside of recycling containers on collection day.
Yard Waste Collection
Flood Brothers will provide yard waste collection from April 1st through November 30th. All yard waste shall be placed in a biodegradable Kraft bag, of a size no larger than 33 gallons and not to exceed 50lbs.
We will accept and collect all bundles of brush or limbs, providing the bundles do not exceed a weight of fifty (50) pounds per bundle, are not more than four (4) feet long, are not more than two (2) feet in diameter, do not contain limbs greater than three (3) inches in diameter and are tied with twine.
Note: Dirt, pots, sod, large branches, tree stumps, rocks, garden vegetables, fruit and non-organic materials are not considered yard waste and WILL NOT BE COLLECTED.
Bulk Item Collection
As part of the regularly scheduled refuse collection, Flood Brothers will collect one (1) bulk item per week on the refuse collection day at no charge.
Additional bulk items are $8.00 per item. Residents are asked to call ahead to schedule additional bulk items. An example, the following items are considered bulk items: mattresses, box springs, tables, chairs, and other furniture.
Bulk items weighing over 50 pounds require special pick-up. Please call Flood Brothers to schedule.
Holidays and Holiday Service Schedules
If a holiday falls on a weekday or a Sunday, and your regularly scheduled pickup is on or after the holiday, your pickup will be delayed by one day. Friday customers will be serviced on Saturday.
Flood Brothers will not collect on the following holidays:
- NEW YEAR’S DAY
- MEMORIAL DAY
- INDEPENDENCE DAY
- LABOR DAY
- THANKSGIVING DAY
- CHRISTMAS DAY
Christmas Tree Collection
Flood Brothers will provide a special collection for Christmas trees during the month of January.. Holiday greenery must have all tinsel, ornaments, lights and nails removed before being placed out at the curb for pickup.
White Good Item Collection
Flood Brothers will also provide collection services for white good items (i.e., appliances). One (1) per week on refuse collection day at no charge. Examples shall include refrigerators, dish washers, water heaters, washers, dryers, etc.
Residents are asked to call our office 24 hours prior to collection in order to schedule pick up.
E-Waste (Electronic) Collection / Electronics Recycling
Flood Brothers will provide weekly collection services for electronic recyclables (including 1 TV) per collection. Additional TV’s will be charged $25.00 per TV. If additional TV weighs over 50 pounds charge will be $50.00. Residents are asked to call our office 48 hours prior to collection to schedule pick up.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency states electronic waste is now the fastest growing segment of our nation's waste stream. Electronic waste, from computers to TVs, contain toxic materials such as lead, chromium, cadmium, mercury, beryllium, nickel, zinc and other potentially harmful chemicals. The EPA warns when electronics that contain these materials are not recycled or are not disposed of properly, the hazardous chemicals can contaminate the ground water and present additional environmental concerns. Illinois State Law bans electronic waste in landfills. Under this state law, electronic waste cannot be collected with household refuse/waste.
E-waste items banned from the landfill include:
- Cable receivers
- Computer mice
- Computer monitors
- Desktop computers
- Digital cable box
- DVD players
- Fax machines
- Laptop computers
- MP3 players
- Notebook computers
- Satellite receivers
- Small scale servers
- Video Consoles
Please contact Flood Brothers customer service at (630) 261-0400 during business hours to schedule an e-waste collection or click here to Request a Quote. An extra fee applies.
Household Hazardous Waste/Unacceptable Materials
Flood Brothers asks residents to reach out to our office when a possible hazardous waste material may need to be disposed of (i.e., paint, pesticides, poison, cleaning solvents, oil, gasoline and other automotive fluids). We will work with the resident to find the best solution for disposal with the assistance of DuPage and Will County Recycling programs.
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