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Garbage and Recycling

Oak Forest contracts waste and recycling pickup to NuWay Disposal.  Please visit NuWay's Web site or click here for more details about the waste management program.  For the 2009 garbage and recycling pickup schedule, click here.  For NuWay's holiday schedule, click here.

Download the city's Guide to Proper Disposal and Recycling.  Provides information on everything from regular trash pickup, dumpsters, curb side recycling, hazardous waste disposal, and the local businesses that have partnered with us to recycle various products. 

A garbage container shall be kept in the rear of a principal building on a lot, except when it is necessary to place in the parkway for garbage collection.  It shall be placed in the parkway not prior to 6 p.m. on the day preceding collections and shall be removed from the parkway not later than 9 p.m. on the day of collection (Per code 1060.03).