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City of Evanston Frequently Asked Questions 

View all the City of Evanston FAQS by topic.


  • Preparing Food Waste for Pick-up
  • Acceptable and Not Acceptable Food Waste Items
  • Preparing Materials for Recycling Pick-up
  • Missed Pick Ups
  • Unacceptable Items
  • Accepted Items
  • Leaf Blowing
  • Food and Yard Waste Collection Services
  • Condominium Trash and Recycling Services
  • Small Residential Trash and Recycling Services
  • Leaf Blowing
  • Residential Composting Program
  • Yard Waste Collection Service
  • Small Residential Trash and Recycling Service
  • Condominium Trash and Recycling Service 2
  • Holiday Light and Tree Collection
  • Household Hazardous Waste Disposal
  • Electronics Collection
  • Plastic Film Collection and Share-a-Bag
  • Fluorescent Light Bulbs Collection
  • Medications & Sharps Collection
  • Collective Resource (Food Waste Only)
  • What buildings are included in the Commercial Solid Waste Franchise?
  • What are the service prices for trash and recycling services?
  • What part of the Commercial Solid Waste Franchise is important for my building?
  • Where can I access the full contract documents?
  • What are my basic refuse collection services?
  • What should I do when I find a pot hole?
  • Accessible Computers
  • Curb and Sidewalk Maintenance
  • Parking Accommodations
  • Senior Citizen Resources
  • Special Recreation
  • Subsidized Taxicab Program
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