The Village of Algonquin, IL

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Groot Service Changes Due to COVID-19

Due to impacts from COVID-19, the following changes apply to refuse and recycling service provided by Groot. These changes are being made to protect the health and welfare of employees and the public. Services may be further modified as the situation evolves, so please check our website and follow the Village on social media for the latest information. 

New Updates:

  • The Spring Cleanup event has been rescheduled for August 8 (East) and August 15 (West).
  • The Document Shredding Event, originally scheduled for June 13, has been postponed.  This event will be rescheduled at a later date.
  • Starting the week of May 11, Groot will be collecting bulk items, construction and demolition debris, white goods and e-waste.  For the month of May these services will be restricted to one (1) bulk item per week.

As a reminder, the following changes continue to apply to Groot's weekly pickup service during the COVID-19 pandemic:

  • All trash/refuse must be placed in a company-designated cart, a can with handles, or bagged. Recycling must be placed in a company-designated cart. Loose, un-contained items will not be collected.
  • Groot is offering garbage sticker sales by phone at 800-224-1977 in addition to various retailers in the Algonquin area.

We appreciate your cooperation and understanding. Questions about Groot service can be directed to 800-244-1977.

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