Yard Waste

Yard waste is collected weekly starting April 3rd – December 1st on the same collection day as your garbage and recycling.

  • Must be placed in biodegradable Kraft-type paper bags or rigid cans (maximum 32 gal. and 45 lbs.) for collection.  Yard waste placed in plastic bags will not be collected
  • Limit 6 bags or cans per week for paid seasonal program through Waste Management.  Any additional bags or cans must have 1 sticker attached properly to each can or bag
  • Residents do not have to be signed up for the seasonal program.  They may purchase stickers through Waste Management, or stickers may also be purchased at Ace Hardware – 4806 Grand Ave., Jewel – 6509 Grand Ave., or Ace Hardware – 3232 N. Lewis in Waukegan.  One sticker must be properly attached to each can or bag.
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