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Home collection service

Residents in the following areas may schedule one free collection per year from your home. They come out mid-month each month. Schedule your appointment by calling or emailing the contact below. 

Eligible Service Areas​ in the Kane County Pro​gram:​


  • ​Hampshire, Rutland, Dundee, Burlington, Plato, Elgin ​(A​ll municipal and unincorporated residents​ within these townships within Kane County boundaries are eligible to participate, except the City of Elgin which has a separate program, see below.​)


  • Mill Creek SSA 
  • City of Batavia​ (please see City of Batavia website​ for details specific to your program)
  • City of Geneva
  • Village of Carpentersville
  • Village of South Elgin
  • ​Village of West Dundee 

If listed in above eligible areas​:​
Call: 1-866-373-8357​; 7am-3​pm​ 
or ​email: curbside​@usecology.com ​​

City of Elgin and Village of Hampshire Residents: 
please call the WM Hotline at 1-800-449-7587 for service.

  • ​The Village of Hampshire has thei​r own program through their hauler contract with Waste Management* ​
  • ​The City of Elgin has thei​r own program ​through their hauler contract with Waste Management* 
    NOTE - these are not part of the Kane County programs

​If the timing of the scheduled collection is not convenient, residents can use the Naperville HHW facility​.

Items Accepted

  • Aerosol products
  • Antifreeze
  • Auto fluids
  • Ballasts (non-PCB & PCB)
  • Batteries** – auto, sump, power tool & household sizes
  • Blacktop sealer - oil based
  • Cleaning products
  • Cooking Oil
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Fluorescent bulbs (tubes and CFLs)
  • Gasoline & oil/gas mixtures
  • HID (headlight bulbs)
  • Hobby & photo chemicals
  • Lawn chemicals
  • Mercury containing Devices (thermostats, etc.)
  • Motor oil**
  • Oxygen tanks
  • Paint (Latex** or water-based paint, non-toxic, Please use alternate disposal methods if possible, which helps keep this program available and free of cost)
  • Paint (Oil-based paints, stains, varnishes)
  • Pesticides, poisons, herbicides, insecticides
  • ​Pool chemicals
  • Propane tanks
  • Resins, Glues, Adhesives
  • Smoke Detectors
  • Solvents

Items NOT Accepted

**City of Batavia program: In order to keep costs down and serve as many residents as possible within budget, certain items are not accepted through this program because there are options in the community for recycling them. Please see Alternatives.

How it works:

Collection will occur between 1 and 6 weeks of making the appointment, depending on scheduling calendar. A collection kit will be sent to the resident after they schedule the pick-up and before the collection occurs. The resident will also receive a convenient reminder call the day before the scheduled pick-up, so they can place the materials out for collection.​

The collection kit includes the following: