Garbage Pick-up

Residential trash (household garbage and non-hazardous residential waste) is collected once a week. One wheeled, 96 or 48-gallon cart is provided by the Village for this collection. If you are unsure of what day your garbage is collected, please utility [at] (email) the Village of Milan or call 309-787-8500. Your garbage can must be placed at the curb by 7 AM on collection day, with the lid opening facing the street. Make sure there is nothing within three (3) feet of either side of the can (like mailboxes, recycling can, or other items).

Additional Cans

Additional cans are available at $120 per can, per year, payable by August 31st for the service dates of August through July. This charge is not prorated and is non-refundable.

Church Pick-up

Churches may utilize the Village’s garbage collection system at a rate of $120 per can, per year.  Fees will be due June 1st of each year. This charge is not prorated and is non-refundable.

Brush/Branch Pick-up

Brush is picked up on Friday mornings. Branches should be no longer than 4 ft. in length and bundled, no heavier than 50 pounds. To schedule a pick-up, send an email, and please include your name, address and a contact number, or call 309-787-8500. Pickups must be scheduled by 11 AM the Thursday prior.

Yard Waste Registration

Yard Waste Pick-up typically runs from April through November each year, depending on the weather it may begin or end sooner or later. Registration costs $25 and includes 5 yard waste stickers – this must be paid at the Village Clerk’s Office. Additional stickers may be purchased for $1.45 each in the Clerk’s Office, Hy-Vee or B&B Hardware. Registration begins each calendar year and expires December 30 of the same year. Yard Waste must be in paper collection bags and stickers must be applied to bag prior to placing at the curb. Bags must be out no later than 7 AM.  Milan Public Works will not come back to pick up bags not set out by then.

Bulky Item Pick-up

Bulk Items will be picked up every Friday. To schedule a pick-up, send an utility [at] (email), and include your name, address and a contact number, or call 309-787-8500. Information must be received by 11 AM the Thursday prior to desired pickup. Some items may not be eligible for pickup, including electronics (E-Waste), residential appliances (white goods), and tires. Each residence is provided two free pick-ups per calendar year. Each pick-up thereafter are $25.00 each. Please have the items out by 7am. There is a size limit equivalent to a pick-up truck bed load; oversized pick-ups may be subject to an additional fee. Miscellaneous smaller items should be bagged or boxed, no heavier than 50 pounds each.