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Yard Waste Collection

New! Yard Waste/Organics Program

Have an interest in recycling organics like food scraps? Have a larger amount of yard waste to dispose of? You can now rent a 64 or 96 gallon yard waste cart for an annual fee instead of using bags and stickers. All yard and food waste can be placed in the convenient cart, helping keep these items out of landfills. (Food waste composting is only available to those who subscribe to this program.) To sign up and order your cart, call Waste Management at (800) 796-9696.

From March 14 through December 9, 2016, landscape waste in paper yard waste bags and clearly labeled cans and carts as well as bundled small branches will be picked up in the City's weekly yard waste collection program. A yard waste sticker must be attached to each bag, container or bundle placed at the curb for collection. State law prohibits grass clippings, leaves, garden waste and branches from being placed in landfills.

How to Participate

Place grass, weeds, small branches, twigs and leaves in 32-gallon paper yard waste bags, a clearly labeled 32-gallon can or a clearly labeled two-wheeled cart. Alternatively, branches less than 3 inches in diameter may be tied in bundles that measure up to 4 feet long and 2 feet wide. Secure each bundle with biodegradable twine. Bags and bundles have a 60-pound weight limit.

The City provides an annual free curbside brush collection starting in mid-May for branches and tree trimmings.

Yard waste stickers cost $2.10 each through April 30, 2019. Stickers may be purchased from the Finance Department at the Naperville Municipal Center, 400 S. Eagle St., as well as the following businesses:

  • Buikema's Ace Hardware
    • 963 W. 75th St., 1030 Washington St. and 5035 Ace Lane
  • Butera Market, 1290 E. Chicago Ave.
  • Caputo's Fresh Market, 3115  W. 111th St.
  • Casey's Foods, 134 W. Gartner Road
  • Douglas Ace Hardware, 1212 S. Naper Blvd.
  • Jewel/Osco
    • 1759 W. Ogden Ave., 127 E. Ogden Ave., 1227 Naper Blvd., 2855 W. 95th St.
  • Meijer, 808 N. Route 59
  • Menards, 715 Fort Hill Road
  • Walgreens
    • 1779 Sequoia Road, 400 S. Main St., 1303 Wehrli Road, 63 W. 87th St., 3035 Book Road, 612 Raymond Drive

Free Yard Waste Collection Program

From October 31 through December 9, 2016, the City offers a free yard waste collection program. During this six-week period homeowners may dispose of yard waste in 32-gallon paper yard waste bags or clearly labeled cans or carts, free of charge, each week on their normal garbage collection day. Branches and other yard waste that are tied into bundles require a sticker at all times.

Prior to October 31, a yard waste sticker is required on all bundled or bagged leaves and yard waste placed out for collection.

"Yard Waste Only" labels to clearly identify cans and carts are available free of charge at the Public Works Service Center, 180 Fort Hill Drive.

Public Works Service Center