The City provides each home with 1 free recycling cart at no charge to the resident. Only items inside the cart will be picked up. The standard size of recycling cart used by the City is 65 gallons.
Lost or Damaged Carts
If lost or damaged, this cart will be replaced free, 1 time only.
If residents desire a smaller cart, a 35-gallon size can be substituted upon request. The City orders substitute carts 1 to 2 times per year. Carts must be substituted at the Public Works offices only. Additional carts, if desired in either size, are available at a cost of:
$45 for a 35-gallon cart
$55 for a 65-gallon cart
Additional carts may be purchased for $55 at the Public Works Department located at:
3900 Berdnick Street
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008