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Oak Forest Garbage Service

Serving communities like Oak Forest, Illinois, doesn’t only mean delivering the best services. For Homewood Disposal, also known as NuWay Disposal, it means joining residents in important events. Each year we participate in the Irish parade and proudly sponsor the annual Oak Fest.

As much as we enjoy that participation, our first priority is to provide top quality household garbage, yard waste, and recycling services. We also offer unmatched dumpster rental service for your temporary cleanup project needs.

Residents in unincorporated areas: Services and schedules may vary. Call us, and we will talk about how to provide you with the best services for your area.
Homeowners association members: Contact your association regarding service inquiries.

200_IMAGE_CARTS_LIFT_HDS– Weekly pickup for town residents is Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Click “Trash Pickup Schedule” to find out what day your home is serviced.
– Customers are billed quarterly by NuWay Disposal.
– Each home has been provided a 95-gallon garbage cart at no additional cost.
– Additional carts are also available to rent.
– Garbage may also be placed in garbage bags or your own 35-gallon cans, weighing no more than 50 pounds each.

– Yard waste season is April 1 – November 30.
– Grass clippings, leaves, branches, etc. are considered yard waste (no dirt or rock).
– By Illinois State Law, yard waste must NOT be mixed with your garbage.
– Yard waste can be placed in brown paper yard waste bags.
– Yard waste can also be placed in your own 35-gallon cans. A large red “yard waste only” sticker must be attached to any can used for yard waste. Contact the Oak Forest Village Hall or our residential accounts department to request free stickers.
– Large 95-gallon wheeled yard waste carts are also available to rent. See the online order form.
– Branches should be cut into 3-4 foot lengths and be no wider than 6 inches in diameter. Branches can be placed in the yard waste bag or put in reasonable-sized bundles tied with twine or string.

200_IMAGE_CARTS_HDS– Recyclables are picked up every other week on your regular pickup day.
– Recyclables ONLY should be placed in the 65-gallon recycle cart provided to each home.
View the list of accepted recyclables.
– Download Your Recycling Schedule


Some items you need to dispose of are what we call “hard to handle.” This could include things like appliances, but also items we can’t accept for various reasons, such as landfill restrictions.

Currently, these “hard to handle items” cannot be accepted:electronics, hazardous material, propane tanks and batteries. We do offer alternative removal options for these items.

Click here for instructions on removing hard to handle items like carpeting, furniture, appliances and construction debris.

Additional Residential Services

200_Add_Service_HDS_IconOrder Your Garbage or Yard Waste Cart
Sign up here to rent an additional 95 gallon garbage cart or to rent a 95 gallon Yard Waste Cart.

Dumpster Rentals for Your Home
One-time clean up dumpsters are popular for remodeling, roofing, or cleanup projects. With a variety of sizes from, we are sure to have a dumpster to fit your needs. Deliveries can be scheduled Monday – Friday with just 24 hours notice. Learn more about residential dumpster rental and get a quote online.

potta potty imageRent a Portable Restroom
Porta potty rentals are single stalled restrooms that can be delivered to parks, job sites and special events. There are several styles and models available including restrooms with flushable toilets and units with built-in running water sinks.
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