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 $18.30 to $18.85 per month.
The Sticker Program Refuse Collection Fee/Month rises 23¢ from $7.70 to $7.93 per month. Stickers for refuse and yard waste go up 11¢ from $3.70 to $3.81 per sticker.
The Roll Off Two Cubic Yard Container Program increases $1.98 from $66 to $67.98 per month.

Billing cycles remain the same. The Township continues to receive positive comments and feedback on Groot as a refuse carrier. Groot can be reached at 708.485.0900 and at

Groot Rate Chart link here.

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