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Seasonal services, tips & information

Curbside Composting

Beginning April 6, 2020, St. Charles residents can put food scraps and other organic composting materials out at the curb along with regular yard waste for collection. Lakeshore Recycling Systems, the City of St. Charles refuse/recycling contractor, will pick up the compost material on regular collection days.

How the Program Works

Street Sweeping Schedule for 2018

The City sweeps its streets to remove sand, stone, debris, refuse, dirt, and other materials which may have accumulated on the roadway. Not only does it keep city streets clean and presentable, street sweeping also helps eliminate potential pollutants from entering the storm sewer system. Lakeshore Recycling Systems will assist with sweeping all public city streets on a regular basis according to the following schedule:

IDPH Halloween COVID-19 Guidelines

The Illinois Department of Public Health has issued COVID-19 related guidance regarding Halloween trick-or-treating. Click here to read through the public health recommendations. Halloween is not a City-sponsored event, so please use your best judgement regarding whether or not to have your children go trick-or-treating door-to-door. And please follow mask, distancing, and hand sanitizing guidelines.

Sand Bags and Sand

sandbagsCome spring and summer, the City can expect heavy rain storms and the potential for flooding to accompany those heavy rains. In order to assist citizens that experience flooding due to significant rain events, the City will provide sand and sand bags at our Public Work Facility when a significant rain event is expected.

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