Refuse & Recycling

Area Disposal has been contracted by the City to pick up refuse on a weekly basis, bulk waste pick-up and for curbside recycling, which is picked up on the second and fourth Thursday of the month.  

View the  2018  Pickup Schedule here.   The City pays Area Disposal on a monthly basis and bills end users.  Area Disposal will only collect garbage that is placed and fits into the approved container.

Pickup begins at 6:00 a.m.  Toters may be put out the night before an should be away from the curb by the next day.

You can view more information about the  Bulk Waste Disposal Program here. 

 Electronics Recycling Information 

NOTE:  Styrofoam is not recyclable. Please put in trash containers only.

Please be aware that refuse haulers are only able to remove trash in the containers provided by Area Disposal.  Please refer to the photo on the right or the toter lid for instructions on proper street placement with arrows facing the street.

Additional toters can be purchased or rented through Area Disposal at 800-935-5652.
For residents who have not yet taken advantage of the Curbside Recycling Program, recycling toters can also be requested by calling City Hall 309-962-3031.

How to Order a Refuse Container

Each residence is allowed a single refuse container.  If you do not have one please contact City Hall at 309-962-3031.

Additional containers are available for rent from Area Services at 1-800-935-5652.

Brush Pick-Up

The city crew picks up brush once a month beginning the first Wednesday of the month from April through November.

Large branches, twigs, sticks may be left at the roadside for chipping / disposal by the city crews at no charge.

Piles too large for the chipper will be picked up with the loader after chipping is complete.


The City of Le Roy owns a landfill that has been closed since the early 1980’s.  The City is currently working with IEPA to close this facility and complete all required functions.  This will include monitoring and cover over the actual site.

It is the current the site of the frisbee golf course.

Requirements for Trash Pick-Up

Trash containers are to be placed at the curbside with the front facing the street.

Pickup begins as early as 6:00 a.m. on pickup days.

The automated trucks will only empty the contents of the trash container.  Boxes and bags lying outside the container will not be collected.

Please contact City Hall with questions.  309-962-3031

Schedule for Recycling Pick-Up

Recycle containers are placed at the curb with the opening facing the street.

Pickup begins 6:00 a.m. the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month.

 2018 Recycle Schedule 

Requirement for Recycling Containers

The single-stream recycle containers are provided as part of the trash contract and picked up curbside the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month.

Please call City Hall 309-962-3031 if you would like a recycle container.