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Posted on: October 7, 2008

[ARCHIVED] Commercial Waste and Recycling Program

Groot Industries Truck

The Village approved a Commercial Waste Contract with Groot Industries for the Village's Commercial Refuse and Recycling Program. The Groot contract expires August 30, 2017.

Commercial recycling remains a major program goal. The village encourages businesses to take advantage of the recycling opportunity to possibly further reduce refuse service costs.

For more program details contact Groot Industries at 800-244-1977 or visit their website.

The benefits of a Commercial Solid Waste Franchise in the Village of Niles:

  • Uniform pricing.
  • Businesses charged less for same service.
  • No Fuel Recovery Fees or other surcharges that add over 20% to the base service cost.
  • Predictable escalators tied to the Consumer Price Index.
  • Free 95 gallon recycling cart for every business.
  • Reduced recycling fee schedule that will further reduce refuse collection cost.
  • Increased community recycling.
  • Village oversight and monitoring to ensure service quality.
  • Reduced number of trucks on village streets and alleys reducing wear and tear.
  • Reduced emissions and diesel particulates in the air.
  • Groot employs eleven compressed natural gas (CNG) trucks in Niles.
  • More control over public health, safety, and welfare issues.
  • Provides for liquidated damages for violations of ordinances and missed pickups.
  • Strike cost recovery provisions.
Free Basic Commercial Recycling Program FlyerFrequently Asked QuestionsCommercial Franchise OrdinancePricing Sheet (Matrix) Updated for 5/01/2013Solid Waste Services Agreement with Groot

If you have any questions regarding this program, contact Franchise Account Manager Brian Koppen at 800-244-1977, ext. 241. Remember to ask about improving cost efficiency through the free basic recycling program, as well as the reduced rates for recycling services. You may also visit the Groot Industries.

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