The City of Champaign 2012 Fall Yard Waste Collection has been scheduled and will start with the Orange Zone on Monday, October 15, 2012. The Blue Zone collections will begin on Monday, October 22, 2012. Please see the map below to locate your collection zone and day of the week that your yard waste will be collected.
Collection weeks will alternate between the zones. For example, yard waste will be picked up in the Orange Zone the first week of collections, with each smaller area within the zone picked up on a designated day. Nothing in the Blue Zone will be collected during this week.
During the second week of collections, areas within the Blue Zone will be collected on their designated days. Nothing in the Orange Zone will be collected during this week.
Throughout the yard waste collection schedule, the Orange and Blue Zones will alternate collection weeks. This schedule has your yard waste being collected every other week of the program.
The map reflects general City of Champaign boundaries only. For questions regarding specific City limits, please call Public Works at 217.403.4700.
Fall Yard Waste Collection Schedule
Monday, October 15 through Friday, December 7, 2012
This collection is available to all residential properties within the Champaign City limits. The area collection schedule will be:
Zone Collection Days
O-1 Mondays: October 7, October 21, November 4, November 18
O-2 Tuesdays: October 8, October 22, November 5, November 19
O-3 Wednesdays: October 9, October 23, November 6, November 20
O-4 Thursdays: October 10, October 24, November 7, November 21
O-5 Fridays: October 11, October 25, November 8, November 22
B-1 Mondays: October 14, October 28, November 11, November 25
B-2 Tuesdays: October 15, October 29, November 12, November 26
B-3 Wednesdays: October 16, October 30, November 13, November 27
B-4 Thursdays: October 17, October 31, November 14, November 29*
*Due to Holiday on November 28, collection deferred to Friday, November 29
B-5 Fridays: October 18, November 1, November 15, November 30*
*Due to Holiday on November 28, collection deferred to Saturday, November 30
Yard Waste Collection Requirements
Materials must be in 30-gallon paper yard waste bags. No Plastic Bags or Containers. Twigs and branches may be bundled with non-metallic twine or placed in paper yard waste bags. Branches cannot be larger than 2 inches in diameter and 3 1/2 feet long. Bundles cannot be larger than 18 inches in diameter. Materials must be placed within 10 feet of the curb of a public street by 6:00 a.m. to ensure pickup on your scheduled day. On heavier collection days, your pickup may be later than normal or even the next day. If your materials have not been collected by the day after your scheduled collection, please contact the Public Works Operations Division at 217.403.4700 to report.
Materials can also be taken to the Landscape Recycling Center year round. The site is located at 1210 E. University Ave. in Urbana and their phone number is 217.344.5323. The Landscape Recycling Center is a yard waste reclamation site jointly operated by the City of Champaign, City of Urbana, and Champaign County. There is a fee for all dropped off material.
For further information, contact:
Public Works Department
702 Edgebrook Drive
Champaign, IL 61820
Public Works Hotline: 217.403.8852