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Garbage, Recycling, Yard Waste & Brush Collection
Information regarding upcoming changes
The City of Batavia’s existing refuse and recycling collection contract with Waste Management expires June 30. A number of changes have been proposed for the new contract; however, until June 30 the current refuse and recycling program remains in place and stickers are still valid.
Batavia’s City Council discussed potential changes to the refuse and recycling program at their Jan. 10 Committee of the Whole meeting. The meeting included a presentation from the Batavia Environmental Commission.
The BATV recording of the Jan. 10 meeting is on their YouTube channel, BATV1017. The written minutes from the meeting are available at the cityofbatavia.net/AgendaCenter.
The call for proposals was posted Feb. 21. The RFP is here.
Proposals have been received; however, the final details of the new program have not been selected yet. The city council will discuss the proposals at an upcoming committee of the whole meeting, tentatively scheduled for the April 11 agenda. Visit the cityofbatavia.net/AgendaCenter for updates on meetings and agendas.If you would like to discuss the refuse and recycling collection program with City of Batavia alderman, you can find their contact information at cityofbatavia.net/council.
Waste Management provides weekly garbage/refuse and recycling collection for City of Batavia’s residents. The City of Batavia Residential Collection Guide and Collection Schedule Map can be found here.
Waste Management provides several ways that you can contact them if you have questions about their services or if you need to resolve an issue. Waste Management Customer Service is available 24/7.
The current stickers are red and available from local vendors. If you have any questions, please contact Public Properties & Services Division at 630-454-2400.
Answers to many commonly asked questions may be found in the FAQs section below.
2022-23 Holiday Refuse and Tree Pickup
Information about the 2022-23 garbage, recycling, and Christmas tree pickup schedule.
brush collection that is separate from yard waste collection
Batavia Solid Waste Services Contract Prices
Take a look at the cost for trash services in Batavia, leading to 2023.
City of Batavia residents are encouraged to participate in the curbside recycling program.
View information on Kane County electronics recycling options.
Garbage / Refuse
View the guidelines for garbage in the City of Batavia.
Household Hazardous Waste
Information about Household Hazardous Waste - residential collection service or drop-off center
The Batavia Streets Department provides the leaf collection program in Batavia.
Recycling Other Materials
See helpful links on recycling and hazardous waste online.
Peruse the collection schedule for garbage online.
Start/Stop City Services
Sticker, Bag & Cart Information
Overview of containers and stickers to use for trash, yard waste, and recycling. Pricing and locations to purchase stickers.
Find out about yard waste collection season, preparation, sticker sale locations, food scrap composting, and Christmas tree disposal.
Request for Proposals for Solid Waste Services