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Spring 2020 Bulk Trash Pickups Canceled for the Season

Post Date:03/24/2020 10:00 AM

Bulk TrashDue to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the City of Evanston's Public Works Agency has canceled spring bulk trash pickups previously scheduled during the month of April.

In order to protect the health and welfare of employees, no loose, bulk items will be picked up during regular weekly collections. Bulk trash pickups will continue in the fall during the months of September and October. To view the fall schedule, visit

Residents are encouraged to visit or call/text 847-448-4311 to sign up for convenient text message or email notifications to be reminded of bulk trash pickups. Notifications will be sent out two weeks prior to the bulk trash pickup day, and again two days prior to the bulk trash pickup day.

Additionally, the Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County (SWANCC) has suspended Saturday electronic drop-offs. One day events that were scheduled for April and early May have also been canceled. Visit for program updates. 

For more information, please call/text 847-448-4311. For convenience, residents may simply dial 3-1-1 in Evanston.

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