The Village of Lake Bluff is committed to providing timely, sustainable, and cost-effective waste removal by offering services like weekly trash pick-up, recycling, composting, garden and e-waste removal for Village residences.

Quick Reference

Service Schedule. Each household's service schedule is based on their location in the Village:

Area Standard (1 x week) A la carte (2 x week)
West of Sheridan Road Monday Thursday
East of Sheridan Road Tuesday Friday

Containers must be placed at the curb no sooner than 4:00 p.m. the day before collection and no later than 7:00 a.m. the day of collection. Containers must be removed from the curb promptly after collection. 

Holidays. Groot observes six holidays: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day. Holidays occurring Sunday will be celebrated Monday. All collections after the holiday will be delayed by one day.

SWALCO Resources. The Village of Lake Bluff is partnered with the Solid Waste Agency of Lake County to promote sustainability in our community and help make Lake County a greener, cleaner place. SWALCO’s free informational webpage is complete with all information on member hauler, trash services, recycling services & guidelines, composting services & guidelines, and all other waste services specific to each local community. The website provides more information on Lake Bluff’s waste services and guidelines.

Village of Lake Bluff Recycling Center. The Village's recycling center (640 Rockland Road) accepts many recycling items as well as clothing, textiles, and yard and construction waste. Click here for the Village's Recycling Center rules and permissible items.