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

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Yard waste collection begins

Collection of yard waste will begin April 4. 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 $2.45 each.

Residents are urged to look for alternatives to bagging yard waste such as mulching mowers, leaf shredders or backyard compost piles.

For more information, call 708.358.5700 or email

Where to Buy Yard Waste Stickers

  • Dressel’s Ace Hardware, 1137 Chicago Ave.
  • Fair Share Finer Foods, 6226 Roosevelt Rd.
  • Jewel Food Stores, 438 Madison St., 7036 Roosevelt Rd., 7525 Lake St. (River Forest)
  • Pete’s Fresh Market, 259 Lake St.
  • Schauer Ace Hardware, 7449 Madison St. (Forest Park)
  • Village Hall, 123 Madison St.
  • Walgreens, 811 Madison St., 6412 Roosevelt Rd.