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Sanitation Collection
Garbage and Recycling Collection
The Town of Highland Park provides garbage and recycling collection using 95-gallon poly carts and 18-gallon recycling bins. Brush is collected twice each week.  Wednesday Front Collection is available for trash or rubbish, and bulk items that can not be placed in the poly cart.  These items must be placed on the parkway in manageable piles for hand collection.

Garbage Collection
  • Garbage is collected twice every week on scheduled daysReport missed garbage collection
  • Alley Customers – Please place the poly cart adjacent to the alley
  • Roll-out Customers – Please place the poly cart behind the front building line
  • Maximum weight limit: Maximum of 200 pounds per poly cart
  • One (1) poly cart equals the capacity of three (3) garbage cans

Learn about poly cart care and maintenance


Recycling Collection
  • Recycling is collected weekly on Wednesday
  • Place the bin out for collection by 7:30 a.m.
  • Alley Customers - Place the bin at the collection point adjacent to the alley
  • Roll-out Customers - Place the bin at the collection point on the parkway

Items Accepted

If your recycling day falls on a holiday, save your recyclable items for the next collection day. Holidays observed are New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.