Refuse & Recycling

Flood Brother

Refuse Services

  • As of January 1, 2020, the Village of Oak Brook has contracted Flood Brothers to provide refuse and recycling services. New residents should contact Flood Brothers at (773) 626-5800 to establish billing and select a service level
  • Residents having a refuse, recycling, or yard waste issue should first call Flood Brothers at (773) 626-5800. If the issue is not resolved residents should then contact the Village at (630) 368-5026.

Refuse Collection

  • Pick-up is on Mondays for 1 time per week pick-up and on Mondays and Thursdays for 2 times per week pick-up.
  • Flood Brothers Disposal Co. will provide each single-family household with a 95-gallon refuse cart. Additional carts are available; a rental price would be applied.
  • Refuse must be placed at the curb unless the resident has arranged with Flood Brothers for rear door collection.
  • Any refuse that cannot fit into the Flood Bros issued cart must be placed in a bag or container not to exceed 32-gallons or 50lbs
  • Flood Bros will provide weekly recycling collection and will provide a 65-gallon recycling cart. Additional carts are available; a rental price would be applied.
  • Refuse collection will also include bulk items (i.e. discarded furniture). Any special requests of items weighing more than 50lbs will require the resident to contact Flood Brothers at (773) 626-5800.
  • Collection of “White Goods” (appliances, refrigerators etc.) will require a call 24 hours prior to collection to schedule the pick-up.
  • Flood Bros will offer once per year collection of approved electronics. Upon request, for an additional charge, they can arrange for a pick-up of approved electronics on your regular collection day at the curb.
  • Residents will receive an invoice in advance of service on a quarterly basis

Collection Services Price Quotations

2019 - Republic
2020 - Flood
Weekly Curbside Refuse
Flat Rate
$24.01 per month
$19.35 per month
Twice Weekly Curbside
Flat Rate
$44.61 per month
$28.35 per month
Weekly Backdoor
Flat Rate
$43.89 per month
$29.96 per month
Twice Weekly Backdoor
Flat Rate
$66.91 per month
$48.96 per month
Yard Waste

Holiday Schedule for Refuse Service

If a holiday falls on a weekday or Sunday (if holiday falls on Sunday, the holiday will be observed on the following Monday) and your regularly scheduled pickup is on or after the holiday, your pickup will be delayed by one day. The following is a list of observed holidays
New Year’s DayMemorial Day
Independence DayLabor Day
Thanksgiving DayChristmas Day

Yard Waste Collection

  • Flood Bros will provide yard waste collection from April 1st to November 30th on the same day as refuse and recycling collection.
  • Yard waste must be placed in waterproof plastic or metal containers with a tight cover or biodegradable Kraft bags, no larger than 35 gallons and not exceeding 50 lbs.
  • All units set out must have an affixed yard waste sticker. Stickers are available from Flood Brothers, Village Hall and local Jewel stores for $2.25 per sticker.
  • Bundles of brush or limbs will be accepted providing that the bundles do not exceed 50 lbs per bundle, are not more than 4 feet long, are not more than two feet in diameter, do not contain limbs greater than 3 inches in diameter and are tied with a material that is compostable.
  • Flood Brothers will accept Republic Services yard stickers until April 30, 2020.

Christmas Trees

Flood Bros will provide a special collection for Christmas trees during the first two (2) weeks of January.

Additional Information

For additional Electronic recycling option contact:

Burr Ridge Public Works
451 Commerce Street /Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
630-407-6700 Contact for cost per item
eWorks Website
York Township Highway Department
19W475 Roosevelt Road /Monday through Friday
7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Email York Township Highway Department