The Village of Oak Park | 123 Madison St.  Oak Park, IL 60302 |

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Yard waste collection begins in April

Weekly collection of yard waste for residential dwellings of five or fewer units begins in April and continues through the last full week of November. Bundled brush no larger than two feet in diameter and four feet in length and yard waste such as grass clippings, leaves, shrubs and vines will be picked up on regular refuse collection days. A green yard waste sticker must be attached to each brush bundle, 32-gallon paper bag and rigid container. Stickers are $3.10 each. Residents are urged to look for alternatives to bagging yard waste such as mulching mowers, leaf shredders or composting. For more information, call 708.358.5700 or email

Where to buy stickers

  • Village Hall, 123 Madison Street
  • Sugar Beet Food Co-Op, 812 Madison Street
  • Pete’s Fresh Market, 259 Lake Street
  • Jewel Food Stores, 438 Madison Street, 7036 Roosevelt Road and 7572 Lake Street