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The second year of the Groot refuse contract extension begins April 1, 2020. This program covers single family residences in unincorporated Downers Grove Township only. The planned increases are as indicated here:

The Unlimited Program, which most residents have, will increase 60¢, from $20.16 to $20.76 per month.
The Fixed/Limited Program will increase 55¢ from […]

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For unincorporated residents, the refuse contract with Groot has been extended. The Township explored several options with Groot and both parties agreed to a single five-year extension of services to unincorporated residents.

The current rates in effect beginning April 1, 2018 through March 31, 2019 will remain in place for one additional year without being […]

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Unincorporated are residents participating in the Groot refuse service will be entering Year Two of the Township’s three year contract beginning April 1, 2017. February 2016 marked the beginning of the three year contract with Groot Industries Inc. to provide unincorporated residents of Downers Grove Township with competitively priced refuse service. There are four options […]

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Upon execution of the contract for refuse and recycling hauling with Groot Industries, all single family residences, both attached and unattached, will have the option to choose among the following service options:

1.  Unlimited:  The unlimited option includes unlimited waste, recycling, lawn clippings, 1 bulk item and white goods;
2.  Limited:  The limited option […]

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On October 15, 2015, the Downers Grove Township Board of Trustees approved a Resolution in Support of Issuance of a Request for Proposal (RFP) for Refuse Hauling and Recycling Services for single family homes, attached or detached, in unincorporated areas of the Township.

1.   Signed Resolution in Support of Issuance of a Request for Proposal […]

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Based on property tax records, there are 5,132 unincorporated single-family homes in the Township, not including condominium or apartment units. In order to evaluate the possibility of the Township negotiating refuse disposal service for the unincorporated residents, an extensive survey was mailed. The returns indicated many unincorporated area residents did not have a negotiated contract […]

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