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  • Yard waste collection is offered to Village residents from April through November.  Yard waste collection service is not provided during all of January, February, and March.  Yard waste may be placed in a 32-gallon can or in a brown paper yard waste bag NOT TO EXCEED 50 LB. in carrying weight and placed at curbside with a Flood Brothers sticker visibly attached to the handle and facing street-side. Branches no longer than 4 ft. in length are to be bundled in a pile no larger than 2 ft. in diameter and placed at your curbside no earlier than the day before your scheduled collection day. One Free Fall Leaf Collection Service is offered annually which allows Village single family customers to dispose of an unlimited amount of leaves on the designated collection day free of charge. Fall Leaf waste stickers are also offered for sale during a designated six week fall period and $1.00 off the cost of a regular yard waste sticker. Please reference the Fall issue of the Village newsletter, the local newspapers, the Water Bill Message Center or the Village Happenings for details on the free fall lead collection day and 6-week leaf sticker user period.

    Yard Waste Items Identified

    Grass clippings, leaves, branches, brush trimmings, garden trimmings, vines, garden plants, flowers, weeds, tree droppings (pine cones, ornamental fruit) and other types of organic waste from the cultivation of a lawn, vegetable or flower garden, trees and shrubbery. Sod, dirt, and holiday greenery is not considered yard waste.


    Home Residents Garbage & Recycling Yard Waste Programs Services & Items Identified


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