Yard Waste

The Department of Public Works collects yard waste on a seasonal basis, beginning in spring and ending in late fall.

Collection Dates

Saturday Drop-Off Days

Bring any yard waste, recycling or electronics (No TVs) to the DPW Parking lot (enter off Fairy Chasm) between 9am-11:30am. 

  • May 19
  • June 16
  • July 21
  • August 18
  • September 15
  • November 17

Clean-Up Days

Bring yard waste, recycling electronics, and much more to the DPW Parking lot (enter off Fairy Chasm) between 9am-12:00pm.

  • Saturday, April 21
  • Saturday, October 6 

Clean Up-Days offer an opportunity for residents to drop off a wide range of materials including:

  • garbage,
  • recycling,
  • yard waste,
  • scrap metal,
  • latex paint,
  • documents for shredding,
  • electronics,
  • mattresses,
  • bikes,
  • clothing and textiles,
  • light bulbs,
  • engine oil,
  • cell phones,
  • eye glasses,
  • ink cartridges, and
  • Goodwill or Habitat for Humanity donations.

Items not accepted include contractor debris, batteries, household hazardous waste, TVs, oil-based paint, wood stain/finish, tires, and refrigerators. A monetary donation for a sponsored charity or three non-perishable items are required to participate.

Roadside Collection Weeks- Brush

  • April 9
  • April 30
  • May 14
  • June 11
  • July 9
  • August 13
  • September 10
  • October 8
  • November 12
  • November 26

Bagged Collection Weeks 

  • May 30
  • June 27
  • July 25
  • August 29
  • September 26
  • October 24
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Roadside Collection Guidelines

  • All yard waste should be placed out for pick-up on the first day of collection for that week.
  • Waste should be set at the end of the driveway, away from mailboxes and other permanent objects for easy accessibility.
  • Combine all acceptable yard waste materials into 1 pile per property.
  • Only put yard waste on your property. 
  • Excessive piles, the size is greater than 250 cubic feet (as defined in Section 82-32 of the village code), require a special pick-up. Special pick-ups may be scheduled online, at Village Hall or by phone. Branches should be less than five (5) feet in length. 
  • Loose leaves are only collected in the fall as part of loose leaf collection. Any other times of the year, leaves should be bagged.

Brush Collection

  • Large yard waste and branches as well as smaller bagged items will be collected this week

Bagged Collection

  • Bagged yard waste materials and small yard waste containers ONLY will be collected this week.

Unacceptable Items

  • Grass clippings
  • Thatch
  • Sod
  • Bricks/rocks
  • Concrete
  • Contractor created debris
  • Soil/Dirt
  • Items in plastic bags