Residential

Waste Management (WM) is the exclusive residential waste hauler for Wheeling and can be reached Monday through Friday at (800) 796-9696 for service questions or concerns.

 General Guidelines
  • Each residential dwelling unit has been assigned one (1) 96-gallon wheeled cart for refuse and one (1) 64-gallon wheeled cart for recyclables. A dwelling unit is defined as any single family, townhome or multi-family building containing four or fewer units.
  • Requests for cart replacement due to damage are made through WM.
  • All refuse carts and items must be placed at the curb for collection no earlier than 5:00 PM the evening before and no later than 6:00 AM the day of a scheduled collection.
  • All refuse and recycling must be placed inside designated carts with the lids completely closed for scheduled collections.
  • All empty carts and refuse items not collected must be removed before 8:00 AM the day after a scheduled collection.
  • On all other days, carts and bulk waste items shall be kept in the garage or adjacent to a principal structure within the side or rear yard of any lot only.
  • Containers of mixed refuse or refuse separately contained in boxes, will not be collected.