The Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County's (SWANCC) transfer station in Glenview, Illinois processes over 300,000 tons of solid waste, landscape waste and recyclables every year. Solid waste from the 23 member communities is brought to the transfer station and loaded into fully enclosed semi-trailers for the trip to the landfill – saving time, fuel and reducing air pollution.
The Glenview Transfer Station is available to commercial and landscape contractors and other commercial entities for the disposal of landscape and solid waste. The transfer station is equipped with scales and all loads are weighed. There is an $18.25 minimum charge for construction waste and a $16.25 minimum charge for landscape waste which includes the first 500 pounds of material.
Residents may also bring refuse and debris to the transfer station. You will be required to unload your own vehicle. No landscape waste will be accepted from residents. There is a minimum charge of $36.50 which includes the first half ton of material. White goods such as refrigerators, washers, and dryers may be disposed of on a fee per item basis.
Major credit cards are accepted for payment.
No Hazardous Waste or Household Chemicals will be accepted. Landscape waste is only accepted from March 15 - December 15 each year.
Monday - Friday: 6:00 am to 4:00 pm
Saturday: 6:00 am to 12:00 pm
Residential Waste : $73.00 per ton ($36.50 minimum)
White Goods: $25.00 per item (refrigerator, washer, dryer, etc.)
Commercial Waste: $73.00 per ton ($18.25 minimum)
Asphalt Shingles: $45 per ton (no minimum)
Commercial Landscape Waste: $65.00 per ton ($16.25 minimum)
The Glenview Transfer Station is located on the east side of Des Plaines River Road, just north of Central Road, directly across the street from the Maryville Academy. If you are mapping the location use 1151 N River Road, Des Plaines, IL 60016.