Refuse Stickers

These purple stickers are required to dispose of trash in excess of the 64 gallon garbage cart, bulky items and yard waste. The cost is $3.36 each.

*Note: Stickers are not required for yard waste in April, October and November.

Extra refuse container with sticker

Residents may use their own refuse can to dispose of extra refuse. The can must be 40 gallons or less and weigh less than 45 pounds. The sticker must be affixed to the handle of the can so it can be removed by the driver when can is emptied. If you would like the driver to dispose of the can and its contents, please place the sticker on the can itself along with note that says, "Please take can."

Appliance Stickers

These silver stickers are required to dispose of the following major appliances: hot water heaters, dishwashers, refrigerators, freezers, stoves, washers, dryers, dehumidifiers, and air conditioners. Cost is $37.16 each. When disposing of an appliance please contact Waste Management customer service 1-800-796-9696 to notify them in advance that an appliance will be disposed of.

Sticker Vendors

Elgin City Hall
150 Dexter Ct., Elgin *Appliance stickers sold

 Ziegler's Ace Hardware Stores

  • 215 N. Spring St., Elgin
  • 1158 Lillian St., Elgin
  • 301 Randall Rd., South Elgin

Pop's Pantry

1195 N Mclean Blvd., Elgin


500 Dundee Ave., Elgin

Caputos Fresh Market

622 Randall Rd., South Elgin

Meijer ***Appliance Stickers sold

815 Randall Rd., Elgin

Jewel Food Store

  • 1040 Summit Ave., Elgin 
  • 1660 Larkin Ave., Elgin
  • 375 Randall Rd., South Elgin