Brush and Yard Waste Collection

Free Bagged Yard Waste

Take advantage of free bagged yard waste pick up the weeks of March 18, March 25, April 1 and April 8, no sticker needed.  Yard waste in bags or rented toter bins from Lakeshore Recycling will be collected on your regular refuse collection day.  Beginning April 15, regular collection begins and a sticker will be needed for yard waste bags. 

YARD WASTE COLLECTION - Sticker Required:  Yard Waste collection will resume April 15 on your regular refuse days.  Small branches, trimmings and leaves: These items can be placed in a generic brown paper yardwaste bag and place one refuse sticker on each bag. Click here for more yard waste details.

2024 Brush Collection Schedule

The Brush Pick Up program includes the months of April, May, June, July, August, September, October and November. Only residents that pay an additional monthly fee on their utility bill are eligible. Review your City utility bill to see if this fee is included, check My Neighborhood or call Utility Billing at (630) 377-4426 for verification.

2024 Brush Pickup Schedule
East Side             West Side
April 15                 April 22

May 20                 May 27

June 17                June 24

July 15                 July 22

Aug 19                 Aug 26

Sept 16                Sept 23

Oct 21                 Oct 28

Nov 18               Nov 25

Brush (branches at least 3 feet long & less than 12 inches in diameter) should be put out before 7 a.m. on Monday of the scheduled pick up week. *** Please note, it can take the entire week for pick up to be completed. 

Do not tie bundles of brush with rope or wire and do not pile higher than 4 feet.

Branches must be put on the parkway, in front of your house or along the frontage where refuse/recycling is collected

Don't park in front of the piles; crews will be unable to pick up the brush

Tree trunks/stumps: If you take down a whole tree, please be aware that the maximum size that the crew has the ability to pick up is 12” in diameter by 12’ long.  Anything larger or longer would need to be cut up or split before pick-up. 



updated Mar 13, 2024