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GFL Customer Service

For all issues/questions/concerns with garbage or recycle pickup, please contact GFL Disposal Customer Service at 309-688-0760.
Village contract with GFL Disposal.

Garbage and Recycle Calendar

Refuse & Recycling

GFL (formally AREA Disposal) has been contracted by the Village for:

  •          picking up refuse on a weekly basis, on Thursday
  •          curbside recycling on the second and fourth Thursday of the month
  •          bulk waste pick-up on the first Thursday of the month

Should there be a holiday during the week before Thursday, collection will be on Friday.

View the most recent calendar in our Newsletter.  The Village pays GFL on a monthly basis and bills end users.  GFL will only collect garbage that is placed in and fits into the approved container.

If you are in need of a refuse or recycling container, contact GFL customer service at 309-688-0760.

Refuse Pickup

Pickup occurs weekly, on Thursdays, and begins in the early morning hours.  Toters may be put out the night before and should be away from the curb by the next day.

Placing your toter(s) for curbside pickup

  • Place your trash can and recycling bin at the curb with the wheels facing your house and the lid opening into the street.
  • Keep your garbage cans four feet apart and at least four feet or more from any obstacles such as mailboxes, cars, lamp posts, or power lines.
  • Keep your container at the curb until the end of the day if it hasn’t been collected. Sometimes the timing of our arrival changes, and we don’t want to miss you if we come later than expected.
  • It’s generally best to put your container out the night before your collection day. That way even if we’re early, you won’t miss your pick-up.

Recycling Pickup

Recycling pickup occurs on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month. Follow the guidelines for placing your cans for curbside pickup.

Please consider recycling as a benefit to our environment, economic development, and decreased costs in garbage pickup and disposal in the future. Items collected at curbside are picked up in a single-stream process and it is not necessary to separate your recyclables by material for collection. Much of what can and cannot be recycled is pictured here:

Bulk Pickup

Bulk waste pickup occurs on the first garbage pickup day of each month. If you have a large item or items, please call GFL customer service at 800-935-5652 prior to the scheduled pick up. Not all items can be taken.

Sample of items that cannot be taken:
  • electronics,
  • appliance with compressor batteries,
  • landscaping material,
  • bricks,
  • block,
  • construction material

Electronics Recycling

Electronics Recycling Information for McLean County residents.

Dumpster Use

Please remember, dumpsters at residences, businesses, and parks are private and not for public use. If you have a need for a dumpster, you can call GFL customer service at 800-935-5652 to order one.