Activating Service
New Service Activation
If you have moved into a new home or condominium to receive your refuse and recycling carts you will need to activate service to your address. To activate new service, contact Waste Management directly at (800) 796-9696. There is no charge associated with activating service to your address.

Program Eligibility
The City of Elgin contracts with Waste Management to provide service to single family dwellings, multiple-family dwellings up to and including five units, and to owner-occupied condominium and townhome properties.