In 2021, the Village awarded an exclusive franchise for all commercial waste collection in the Village to Groot Industries, Inc. This single contract covers all commercial, industrial, and institutional buildings, as well as residential buildings with four or more dwelling units. This franchise agreement will replace the individual contracts negotiated by businesses effective October 12, 2022. Businesses may choose to begin service under the franchise agreement immediately, and other haulers may transition business accounts into the franchise agreement prior to the mandatory date.

To start service under Lake Bluff's commercial franchise, call Groot at (847) 693-2700.