Debris & Other Collection

Street Sweeping

The Department of Public Works will sweep Village curbs through late November. Please check signs on your block for parking restrictions.

This year, street sweeping will begin throughout the Village on April 1st. Residents should check their street signs for the day and times. Please remember that signs are posted at the beginning of each block and apply to the entire block for which they are posted.

 

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Branch Removal Schedule for 2021


The Village will begin regular branch removal service the week of April 19.  Place reasonably sized branches on the front parkway (not in the alley) by 7 AM on Monday of the pick-up week indicated below. The branches will be removed sometime by the end of the day Friday. 

If your branches are put out late (after 7 AM on Monday of the pick-up week), it is possible that you could miss the pick-up. Pick-up begins  promptly and if trucks have already driven through your section of town, your branches will not be collected until the next scheduled pick-up week.  Please note that if storm clean-up is necessary, the Village may need to delay a scheduled branch pick-up. In this situation, we will resume branch collection where we left off the following week.

If you have any questions, please call (847) 671-8252. Pick up weeks are:

  • April 19
  • May 3,17 & 31
  • June 14 & 28
  • July 12 & 26
  • Aug. 9 & 23
  • Sept. 6 &20
  • Oct. 4 & 18
  • Nov. 1

Please note that the following will not be removed:

  • Branches left out in a tangled mess
  • Woody branches under ½ inch in diameter
  • Leaves, vines, herbaceous plants and weeds
  • Large stumps, roots and root balls
  • Wooden fencing and construction lumber
  • Branches & tree debris generated by contractors

 

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Yard Waste Pick-up and Street Sweeping


Yard waste pick-up will begin on April 5. Place yard waste in brown biodegradable bags and put out on garbage day with your recycling. Purchase bags at local grocery and hardware stores. Residents can select alternatives to bagging yard waste such as mulching mowers, leaf shredders or backyard compost piles to help you and the Village to save money!

Village street sweeping has begun. Please check posted signs for information on dates, times, and parking restrictions. If you have questions, please call (847) 671-8252.

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Maintaining Lawns and Disposing of
Yard Waste


Residents are encouraged to mow their lawn on a regular basis. Please take care to eliminate weeds growing in alleys and areas behind your home. Grass and weeds cannot exceed six inches in height because mosquitoes and rodents can hide and breed there.

Remember, yard waste cannot be put in the trash or recycling bin and must go in brown biodegradable bags and put out on garbage day. Bags can be purchased at local grocery and hardware stores. Residents can select alternatives to bagging yard waste such as mulching mowers, leaf shredders or backyard compost piles to help you and the Village to save money!

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