Yard Waste

Yard Waste pick-up begins April 1st. Yard Waste must be placed in paper grocery bags, which can be purchased at local retail stores. Small quantities of sod will be collected provided its placed in paper grocery bags and each bag is only 1/3 full. Up to 6 bags will be accepted per week.

Remember: A healthy lawn needs its clippings - please mulch whenever possible. Mulching is recycling.

Leaf Regulations
Do not rake leaves into the street or put them in plastic bags. Leaves must be put in Kraft yard waste bags for disposal. All landscape waste must either be bundled or placed in yard waste bags.

Clean Up Week
Clean up week is held twice a year, once in the fall and once in the spring. This program is for Romeoville Residents only. Garbage pick-up will be on your regular scheduled day with unlimited pick-up of large items. No tires, hazardous waste or construction materials will be taken. Please do not include regular garbage with your grass clippings. (Grass clippings must be in kraft- biodegradable bags or an approved container). Tree chipper service will be available (no appointment necessary).

Tree Trimming & Chipper Service
  • April 1st through November 30th
  • Please contact Public Works at 815-886-1870 to schedule a pick up request.
  • Brush and branches must measure between three and eight feet in length and may be up to six inches in diameter.
  • Brush must be stacked on the parkway in front of the home with the cut ends toward the street.
  • Branches for the chipper will be picked up on the same day as your regular garbage service, or as soon as possible thereafter. (April 1st - November 30th). All branches must be placed in the parkway prior to 7 a.m. on the day of your garbage service.
  • The Village is not able to trim trees or remove branches from any private property areas.
  • The Village does have a program of trimming parkway trees. If you know of a tree that is blocking view of a stop sign or traffic signal and needs immediate attention, please contact the Public Works Department at 815-886-1870.
  • Any branch chipping requests outside of the above dates please contact Public Works at 815-886-1870 prior to placing the branches in the parkway and we will schedule the pickup, weather permitting.