All over town, you see us – MDC Environmental Services trucks, hard at work picking up from the homes and families we serve. For decades we’ve aimed to provide quality customer service that’s clean, quiet, and respectful of your property. Today we’re also working to offer you recycling in a way that’s easy for you, and good for the environment.

Click on your community at left to learn more about services in your area.


* Curbside waste removal

* Curbside recycling: In most areas we’re able to offer convenient single stream recycling. Put all your recyclables in the same bin – we’ll do the sorting.  Learn more

* Large item removal: Call us and we’ll make it easy to get rid of items too big for your trash container.

* Yard waste: We offer a range of convenient yard waste programs. Call us to find out what’s available in your area.

* Community-wide hazardous waste collection days – call us to find out more.


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Village of Capron

City of Crystal Lake

City of Harvard

Village of Huntley

Village of Lakewood

City of Marengo

Village of McCullom Lake

Village of Union

Village of Wonder Lake

City of Woodstock

Village of Gilberts

Unincorporated Areas

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Today, waste removal is about more than just hauling it away. We work with the cities and businesses we serve to make sure that all forms of waste are handled in ways that are efficient for our customers, safe for our employees, and respectful of the environment.

Our modern fleet, high standards of safety and 7-day-a-week customer service ensure that you get the services you need:

  • HOME: We have decades of experience in smoothly servicing traditional curbside pickup. We also offer a range of convenient yard waste programs, and we make recycling easy by offering single stream recycling in most areas – no sorting. Learn more
  • COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL: We’re equally experienced in working with business to create tailor-made waste and recycling/sustainability programs that meet your goals and reduce overall expenditures. Commercial, industrial, construction, residential, municipal, school districts – we understand the unique needs of each type of client and how to make waste removal and recycling work for them. Learn more