The Solid Waste & Environmental Division of the Planning Department has five primary areas of responsibility:
  1. Provide short- and long- term solid waste planning through implementation of the Kankakee County Solid Waste Management Plan.
  2. Provide alternative disposal and recycling options through special collection events and recycling program development.
  3. Educate the public about proper waste disposal and recycling.
  4. Provide input and oversight on environmental issues facing residents and businesses in the county.
  5. Enforce the Illinois Environmental Protection Act and associated regulations through an IEPA-delegated inspection program.

Kankakee County Solid Waste Plan

A presentation was given by Mr. Mike Van Mill at the March 27, 2012 Regional Planning Commission meeting. The presentation can be found here: Solid Waste Plan Presentation Additionally, data was presented concerning recycling in Kankakee County. This data can be found here: Waste Recyclables Collection by Year Waste Recyclables Collection by Year without Landscape Waste


Kankakee County Planning Department
189 E. Court Street, Room 201  Kankakee, IL  60901
Phone: 815.937.2940   |   Fax: 815.937.2974
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Closed: Saturday, Sunday and Holidays