Westmont, Illinois -- Date Issued: January 3, 2022
Waste Management (WM) will once again offer a composting/yard waste program to Westmont residents. The Westmont Composting Program is an optional service for residents who want to make a positive impact on their local environment and be responsible for the waste they generate. The program will begin the first full week of April and continue through the end of the second full week in December. In 2022, the start and end dates are April 4 and December 16.
"There can be an economic benefit to residents who already put out landscape bags with stickers on them,” said Glenn Gabryel, EIC Committee Volunteer. “This program allows for kitchen compost to be added into your yard waste bag or container at no additional cost." Please note that yard waste containers require lids.
The environmental benefits of composting are numerous:
Following is a list of compostable items that are accepted in this program:
Be sure to contact Waste Management for current information as program details and associated costs are updated on occasion. For more information and to sign up for the Curbside Compost/Yard waste program call 1-800-964-8988.