In response to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Chicago has joined the State of Illinois in issuing a Stay at Home order effective Saturday, March 21st at 5pm CT. In addition, City of Chicago facilities are closed to the public. Staff are prioritizing essential services to protect the health and safety of our residents and employees. As such, we may be delayed in responding to non-essential inquiries and service requests. To stay up to date on the City of Chicago’s COVID-19 response, please visit the City Coronavirus Response Center site.
View the Blue Cart Residential Recycling Map to identify your residence's pick-up zone, hauler and schedule.
Zone 1 - Serviced by Waste Management, Inc.
Zone 2 - Serviced by City of Chicago Department of Streets and Sanitation
Zone 3 - Serviced by Waste Management, Inc.
Zone 4 - Serviced by City of Chicago Department of Streets and Sanitation
Zone 5 - Serviced by Sims Midwest Metal Management
Zone 6 - Serviced by Waste Management, Inc.
Unless otherwise notified, if you have curbside garbage service, your blue cart will be emptied the same day as your garbage. Please put your blue cart at your curb on your specific collection day.
If you have alley garbage service, your blue cart will be emptied during the week of collection. Please put your blue cart in the alley during your entire collection week.