'Residents Have Just Given Up': In Des Plaines, Garbage Gripes Regarding New Trash Cans"I always thought if it ain't broke don't fix it. The other guys picked up our garbage perfect. I don't know about these new ones. I read somewhere you only get one big item pickup otherwise you have to call."
'I Just Want To Get It Resolved': Wicker Park Residents Want Waste Management To Pick Up Piled Up Garbage"It’s been a bit frustrating."
With Alleys Impassable And City Pickup Suspended, Chicagoans' Trash Is Piling Up After SnowstormNot only are some Chicagoans buried under a foot or more of snow, but they also are stuck with what is in some cases weeks’ worth of garbage.
Northwest Side Residents Complain Garbage Crews Missed ThemThe city’s new strategy for collecting garbage seems to be working well overall, unless you live on a block that gets missed on garbage collection day.
Grid-Based Garbage Collection Begins In North Side WardsTrash in a number of Chicago neighborhoods will be collected differently starting Monday, but the city hopes no one notices a difference.
New Grid-Based Garbage Pickup System Rolls Out In 7 WardsSome North Side residents might have a new garbage day starting Monday.
Back Alley Backlash Against Joliet Garbage ProgramCity council members this week scratched their heads trying to come up with answers for residents who are losing alley pickup service and will have to start lugging the trash to the front curb next week.