Collection Schedules

CITY OF EAST CHICAGO TRASH COLLECTION SCHEDULE

Mayor Anthony Copeland and the East Chicago Public Works Department would like to inform all East Chicago residents of their trash collection schedule.

CITY OF EAST CHICAGO TRASH COLLECTION SCHEDULE

All residents are respectfully asked to put out their trash on MONDAY Mornings. All trash will be picked up within a 48 hour period.  

With the exception of residents living in PRAIRE PARK, SUNNYSIDE AND MARKTOWN; trash collection in these areas are considered frontends and trash should be put out on WEDNESDAY Mornings.

 Please place all garbage in trash bags, and then place your bags inside the provided trash receptacle.  (NO LOOSE GARBAGE PLEASE!)

Please make your trash receptacle readily accessible. (City Employees are prohibited from entering private property.)

Please refrain from putting Hazardous Materials in the trash. Hence; motor oil, car batteries, aerosol paint cans and regular paint cans etc…for assistance with hazardous materials please contact the Lake County Hazardous Waste center at 219-853-2420.

For additional information, please call 219-391-8463 or 219-391-8464.

Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.

Public Works Team

Compost Collection Schedule

1st District - Monday

2nd District - Tuesday

3rd District - Wednesday

4th District - Thursday

5th & 6th District - Friday

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Garbage Collection Schedule

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Recycling Collection Schedule

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  1. Monday
  2. Tuesday
  3. Wednesday
  4. Thursday
  5. Friday
  • 145th to Columbus Drive
  • 148th to 151st 
  • Baring Avenue
  • Indianapolis Boulevard
  • Magoun Avenue
  • Olcott Avenue
  • Prairie Park
  • Railroad Avenue
  • Roxana
  • Tod Avenue