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Refuse / Recycling
Overview
The Mokena Board of Trustees has approved a uniform container recycling and trash collection program offered by the Village’s solid waste disposal provider, NuWay Disposal. Under this program, each single-family home and townhome unit is assigned a brown 95 gallon container with wheels for trash and a green 64 gallon container with wheels for recyclable materials

Both containers have lids to prevent wind from blowing trash and recyclable materials
throughout the community while the containers are waiting to be emptied by NuWay. New residents will have a recycling cart delivered to their home within four weeks after establishing their water and sewer service with the Village.

Refuse is collected every Tuesday and recycle pick-up is every other Tuesday.

FREE Electronics/Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event    FLYER

Saturday, May 3, 2014, 8:00 am to 3:00 pm, Hickory Creek Metra Parking Lot                                                                                                                                          

Printable 2014 Recycling Calendar

Refuse Rates

Yard Waste Disposal  (willcountygreen.com)

Where to purchase Yard Waste Stickers and more information from NuWay Disposal

Household Hazardous Waste Disposal



Electronics Recycling

Recycling Guide

Acceptable Recycling Materials                   
Glass
  • Clear, brown, or green
  • No window panes or light bulbs
Metals
  • Aluminum
  • Tin
  • Steel cans
Paper
  • Newspaper
  • Glossy magazines or catalogs
  • Junk mail
Plastics
  • Two-liter bottles
  • Milk jugs
  • Laundry detergent bottles
  • Any type  plastic except #6 
Chipboard
  • Cereal boxes
  • Cookie / cracker boxes
Corrugated Cardboard
  • Brown boxes (must be broken down)


Please be sure to remove all caps from bottles and glass containers and rinse out any jars, bottles and cans. If possible newspapers are to be bundled with twine or in a brown paper bag.



Village of Mokena • 11004 Carpenter Street • Mokena, IL 60448
(708) 479-3900 • FAX (708) 479-4844