Landscape Waste

Pick-Up Schedule

Landscape waste is picked up on your recycling pick-up day from April 1 to December 15.

For more information or if you have any questions please call 847-459-2500 or Waste Management at 800-964-8988.


Landscape waste should be contained in 32 gallon special yard waste paper bags. Also acceptable are 32 gallon rigid, unlined waste containers marked with a large "x" (at least 12 inches in diameter so it can be seen from the truck).

Acceptable Items

  • Grass clippings
  • Leaves
  • Vegetative plants
  • Brush and small trees (Brush and tree limbs up to 3.5 inches in diameter must be bundled in four foot lengths, tied with string or cloth, and not exceed 70 pounds in weight.)

Non-Acceptable Items

  • Indoor plants
  • Flower arrangements
  • Trees larger than 3.5 inches in diameter
  • Dirt
  • Stones
  • Pine cones
  • Sod