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 6 inches in diameter and under 50 pounds).  Branches can be put in reasonable-sized bundles tied with twine or string.
  • 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


A red "yard waste only" sticker must be attached to any can you are using for yard waste for easy identification.  Free stickers are available at Village Hall.

More Information


For more information, call NuWay Disposal Customer Service at 708-798-1004. You can find more information about yard maintenance and waste by visiting our Yard Waste Burning page and our Fire Pit Safety page.