Yard Waste Disposal

Yard waste shall be collected once per week on the same day as the refuse and recycling from April 1st through November 30th each calendar year. All yard waste materials must be placed in a yard waste cart, Kraft paper bags, or rigid containers of no more than 32 gallons in capacity. Residents using rigid containers will be required to properly identify those containers designated as having yard waste material. The contractor will make available yard waste identification labels to the residents for the purpose of properly identifying receptacles for yard waste removal at no additional charge.

NuWay Disposal
  • You will receive a 95 gallon recycling carts and 95 gallon yard waste carts at no extra charge.
  • Dumpsters can be ordered by calling the commercial dispatch office direct at 708-798-2212.
  • Visit our NuWay Disposal website for services, resources, education, news, and about NuWay.
  • You can contact the NuWay Disposal customer service division at 708-479-9555.
Homer Glen Approves Village-Wide Refuse Contract
April 30, 2008
On Tuesday, April 22, the Homer Glen Village Board approved a 5-year agreement with NuWay/Homewood Disposal Service, Inc. (hereafter NuWay) to provide Village-wide refuse, recycling, and yard waste collection and disposal service to all residential properties within the Village limits starting July 1, 2008. The Village-wide agreement will replace the current system whereby residents select from among several garbage haulers that serve the Homer Glen area.

Ordinance Number 08-043 dated August 12, 2008 (PDF) - An Ordinance Regulating Residential and Commercial Refuse, Recycling and Yard Waste Collection and Penalties for Illegal Dumping in the Village of Homer Glen, Will County, Illinois
Note: This ordinance dated August 12, 2008 replaces Ordinance Number 08-031.