Brush/Branch pick up is handled by Waste Management on your regular garbage collection day. Yard waste collection begins the first week of April and continues until the last week of November. Simply set your yard waste bags/container (brown kraft bags or Yard Waste Tote) out with your refuse & recycling.
For branches & brush, the following conditions must be met:1. Cut branches into max. 4 ft. lengths2. Bundled with string or twine, up to 50 lb. bundles.If you would like to order a Yard Waste tote for $2 a month (added onto your water bill), please contact the Water Department at (815) 838-0549, opt. 3.
Note: Public Works will be offering branch pick up twice per year. In order to participate in this service, branches must be out on the 1st Monday of May for the spring service; or the 1st Monday of October for the fall service. Please note it may take up to 2 weeks for the branches to be picked up during these service times.