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

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Yard waste collection underway

Collection of bundled brush and yard waste is underway through November. Bundled brush and yard waste such as grass clippings, leaves, shrubs, vines and storm debris are picked up along with garbage and recycling on regular refuse collection days from the same collection point.

Each brush bundle should be no larger than two feet in diameter and four feet in length and have a green yard waste sticker attached. Yard waste should be in 32-gallon paper bags or rigid containers, each with a green yard waste sticker attached.

Stickers are available for $2.50 each at Oak Park grocery and hardware stores and the Cashier’s Office at Village Hall, 123 Madison St.

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

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