Republic Services is the City of Dixon's Garbage and Recycling pick-up service. Please review the guidelines for garbage, recycling, and yardwaste.
All garbage should be curbside by 6:00 a.m.
Any plastic or paper bag is permitted in the toter.
NO yardwaste or brush.
NO hazardous wastes
Green plastic bags are available at select city stores listed below. These bags are required for additional waste outside of the toter.
For large bulky items (chairs, couches, stoves, etc.) you may place one item per week at the curb. Any additional items, require a bulk waste sticker sold at stores listed below.
Items containing Freon require the purchase of a white good stickers at the same locations.
Electronics will be picked up with sticker(s). To determine numbers oof stickers, Contact Secure Recycling (815) 288-1602.
City Bags and Bulk Waste Stickers
Ace Hardware – 900 N. Galena – Dixon
Dixon Food Center – 500 Chicago Ave. – Dixon
Snyders Pharmacy – 301 N. Galena – Dixon
County Market – 1380 N. Galena – Dixon
Oliver’s Food Pride – 740 N. Brinton – Dixon
Walgreens – 1275 N. Galena – Dixon
City Bags $1.65 each or $8.25 roll
Bulk Waste Stickers $2.75 each
White Goods Stickers $15.00 each
Electronic Stickers $15.00 each
Recycle should be curbside by 6:00 a.m.
Recyclables should be placed loose in your bin with all materials rinsed and will lids removed. Please discard all plastic lids and flatten all materials possible.
Plastics numbered #1 to #6
Any paper that comes with the newspaper can be recycled. Also, paperboard, telephone books, magazines, catalogs, junk mail, notebook paper, and grocery bags.
All cardboard needs to be flattened and smaller than 3x3.
If extra room is needed for paper products, you may use a paper grocery bag and place it near your recycle bin. You may also bundle newspaper or cardboard with twine or string and place next to bin.
Clear, green, and brown bottles will be accepted.
All beverage and food cans (aluminum, steel, and bi-metals) and acceptable.
Plastic bags, gift wrap, waxed papers, ceramics, crystal, mirrors, window glass, paint thinner cans, aluminum siding, lawn chairs, and oil or antifreeze containers.
Yardwaste should be curbside by 6:00 a.m.
Placed in kraft paper bags or can marked with an “X” on the lid or can.
50 lb weight capacity.
Brush and limbs may be no greater than 4” in diameter and bundled with string or twine.
Length of bundles may not exceed 4 feet.
Kraft bags can be found at Ace Hardware and other area retailers.
Any questionable items or inquiries regarding program changes, please contact Republic Services at (815) 284-2432.
All services rendered will be on the same day.
Per the state of Illinois statutes, the City of Dixon has the responsibility to provide an environmentally safe and cost effective method of handling solid waste. The City of Dixon has contracted with Republic Services to implement their program. All residents with active water or sewer service will be responsible for the monthly costs outlined in the contract currently in effect.
Holidays observed New Years Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Day. Pick up will be the following day if the holiday falls Monday – Friday.