Yard Waste Collection

Yard Waste Collection Information

Stickered yard waste is collected from April through November 30 on your regularly scheduled refuse day.

Yard waste toters are also available for monthly rental. See the pricing page for more information.

Free Bagged Yard Waste Collection Dates

Free bagged leaf pickup takes place during the month of December and the last two weeks of March.

Types of Yard Waste Collected

Yard waste consists of twigs, trimmings, leaves, etc. and should be placed in a generic Kraft paper yard waste bag with a refuse/yard waste sticker affixed to the bag.  The following items are considered one disposal unit and require a prepaid disposal sticker:

  • Generic Kraft paper bag, limited to 50 pounds of yard waste.
  • Bundles of brush or branches, tied with twine and with a refuse sticker affixed, no longer than 3 feet in length or weighing over 50 pounds. Branches cannot exceed 3 inches in diameter.
  • Holiday trees.
  • Yard waste mixed with normal waste or placed in plastic bags will not be picked up.

Waste stickers can be purchased at the following locations:

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DG Ace Hardware (Waste Stickers Only)
2650 E. Main Street
 
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Meijer Foods (Waste Stickers Only)
855 S. Randall Rd.
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Ace Hardware (Waste Stickers & Yellow Bags)
617 W State St. (Geneva)
 
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Jewel Foods (Waste Stickers & Yellow Bags)
652 Kirk Rd.
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Blue Goose Grocery (Waste Stickers & Yellow Bags)
300 S. 2nd Street
 
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Jewel Foods (Waste Stickers & Yellow Bags)
2073 Prairie St.
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City Hall (Waste Stickers & Yellow Bags)
2 E. Main Street

 
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Jewel Foods (Waste Stickers Only)
375 Randall Rd. (South Elgin)

For additional information about Yard Waste Collection, please contact the Public Works office at (630) 377-4405.

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updated Jun 14, 2018