Yard Waste Disposal

Collection
Yard waste shall be collected once per week on the same day as the refuse and recycling from April 1st through November 30th each calendar year.

Yard Waste
Yard waste includes:
  • Branches (cut into lengths of 4 feet or less and no larger than 4 inches in diameter and under 50 pounds)
  • Brush
  • Grass or shrubbery cuttings
  • Leaves
toters
Containment
All yard waste materials must be placed in a yard waste cart, Kraft paper bags, or rigid containers of no more than 32 gallons in capacity. Residents using rigid containers will be required to properly identify those containers designated as having yard waste material. Yard waste placed in plastic bags will not be accepted.

Labels
NuWay will make available yard waste identification labels to the residents for the purpose of properly identifying receptacles for yard waste removal at no additional charge.

More Information
For more information, call NuWay Disposal Customer Service at 708-479-9555. You can find more information about yard maintenance and waste by visiting our Yard Waste Burning page and our Fire Pit Safety page.