Refuse / Recycling
GARBAGE PICKUP , CURBSIDE RECYCLING AND YARD WASTE INFORMATION
PLEASE PUT GARBAGE/RECYCLE OUT BY 6:00 A.M.
Recycling is collected every other week.
The Village of Twin Lakes contracts with Groot Industries for garbage pick up and curbside recycling.
Groot can be reached at (847) 693-2700.
Garbage and Curbside Recycling Pick Up Routes:
TUESDAY- East side of Village
WEDNESDAY- West side of Village
Electronic Waste is banned from the landfill. This includes computers and their parts as well as televisions, VCRs, CD/DVD players, FAX machines, telephones including cellular phones and many other items.
The Village is accepting electronic waste at the Recycling Center during the 2021 season the FIRST WEEK of May and September ONLY for Twin Lakes residents.
Lake Weeds – Seaweed
Lake weeds and seaweed pickup will be on Thursdays from Memorial Day thru the last Thursday in September.
Grass clippings, leaves, and brush under 6” in diameter can be dropped off at the Twin Lakes Recycling Center from April to November on the following schedule:
Wednesdays 10:00am to 2:00pm
Saturdays 7:00am to Noon
Sundays 7:00am to Noon
The Yard Waste Recycling Center is located at the Public Works facility- 800 Burlington Avenue.
To dispose of grass clippings and leaves only outside the Recycling Center’s hours of operation, call the following:
Production Unlimited Holsteins @ 279-3472 or 877-3092 (for directions)
Les Skinner 877-2769 1250 Lance Dr. Cost $1.00 per bag (9am– 6pm Mon – Sat)
Burning is discouraged by the Village of Twin Lakes and the Department of Natural Resources but may be used as an alternative.
Burning Ordinance: Fires for the purpose of burning leaves and plant clippings, not including wood, allowed only on private property between the hours of 7am and 7pm from September 1 through May 31.
BURNING IS PROHIBITED IN DITCHES OR DRAINAGE WAYS, ON PAVEMENT, OR IN BARRELS.
For more information on burning, contact the Village Hall (262-877-2858) or refer to the Village’s pamphlet on burning regulations.