Residential Waste and Recycling

Bushnell uses AREA Disposal for services which provides all residential garbage collection within city limits.

New residents should call (309) 772-2521 to receive information on our services.

Your garbage will be picked up every Thursday and recyclables will be picked up every other Thursday. Please have your trash and recyclables out by 6:00 a.m.

Bushnell's Calendar

Area Disposal Waste and Recycle information for Bushnell.

On 1/6/2020 the City Council approved a new 5 year Garbage and Recycling services contract to AREA Disposal beginning September 1, 2020. Below is a link to a video of their state of the art Recycling Plant in Pekin, Illinois which greatly impacted Council’s decision on going with AREA over Waste Management.

City Yard Waste Site
Wednesday 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am to 2:00 pm

Please be prepared to sign in and be inspected at the site. No contractors are allowed. We can keep this much needed site with your help.

Any further questions please call City Hall at 309-772-2521