How can I dispose of large items or construction debris?

The program includes collection of unlimited bulk items each week as long as a prepaid disposal sticker is affixed to each item. “Large Household Item or Bulk Item” shall mean any discarded and unwanted large household appliances and furnishings, including, but not limited to: refrigerators, freezers, stoves, trash compactors, washers, dryers, dishwashers, furnaces, hot water heaters, air conditioners, humidifiers, dehumidifiers, microwaves, water softeners, tables, chairs, mattresses, box springs, bookcases, sofas, similar furniture, and car tires only.  “White goods”, including those containing CFC’s (chlorofluorocarbons), switches containing mercury, and PCB’s (polychlorinated biphenyls) shall all fit within this definition. Each of these items are to be considered a “disposal unit” and shall require one disposal sticker.

Oversized and overweight items are any single large or extra heavy item, such as a piano, hot tub, etc. requires Groot to schedule a special pick-up. There will be an additional fee per item. Please contact Groot at (630) 892-9294 for more details and pricing.

Construction Demolition Debris

All material must be cut to no more than 4 feet in length and no larger than 2 feet in diameter. For the safety of the collector, all debris must be bagged or bundled and free of nails and sharp objects not exceeding 50 pounds. Please contact Groot at 630-892-9294 for more details and pricing. 

If you have questions, please contact Groot industries at, or visit, or call 630-892-9294.

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1. What time should my trash be out?
2. Do I need to separate my recyclables?
3. How can I dispose of large items or construction debris?
4. Is there a limit on the amount of recyclables that can be placed out each week for collection?
5. How can I dispose of paint cans or hazardous materials?
6. Do I need to rinse containers and remove labels? What about pizza boxes?
7. How can I recycle batteries?
8. How do I change my refuse cart size?
9. How do I change my refuse cart size?