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Spring 2014 Yard Waste Collection
The City of Champaign 2014 Spring Yard Waste Collection has been scheduled and will start with the Orange Zone on Monday, March 31, 2014. Blue Zone collections will begin on Monday, April 7.
Collections will continue to alternate on subsequent weeks through April 25, 2014.
The collection is available to all residential properties within the City limits.
- 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 ten feet of the curb of a public street by 6 a.m. to ensure pickup on your scheduled day.
- On heavier collection days, pickup may be later than normal or even the next day. If materials have not been collected by the day after the scheduled collection, please contact Republic Services at 217.384.2274.
For residents outside the City, or for materials not fitting the above requirements, landscape materials may be taken (for a fee) to the Landscape Recycling Center at 1210 E. University Avenue in Urbana (217.344.5323).
The map reflects general City of Champaign boundaries only. For questions regarding specific City limits, please call Public Works at 217.403.4700.
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: March 31 and April 14
O-2 Tuesdays: April 1 and April 15
O-3 Wednesdays: April 2 and April 16
O-4 Thursdays: April 3 and April 17
O-5 Fridays: April 4 and April 18
B-1 Mondays: April 7 and April 21
B-2 Tuesdays: April 8 and April 22
B-3 Wednesdays: April 9 and April 23
B-4 Thursdays: April 10 and April 24
B-5 Fridays: April 11 and April 25
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 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 hauler, Republic Services, Inc., at 217.384.2274 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.
Residents are also encouraged to sign up for an automatic e-mail notification of this and all future yard waste collections at the City’s web site. Any questions about the program can be answered by calling Public Works at 217.403.4700.
Residents may call the Center at 217.344.5323 with any questions regarding operating hours.
City of Champaign Yard Waste Collection (Spring and Fall)
The City of Champaign sponsors two seasonal yard waste collections and a Christmas tree collection for all residential properties in the City. The fall yard waste collection provides residents with four collection opportunities, while the spring yard waste collection provides two collection opportunities.
Please note: Burning of leaves in the City of Champaign is prohibited at all times.
Please see Chapter 13, Section 8 of the municipal code.
Public Works Department
702 Edgebrook Drive
Champaign, IL 61820
Public Works Hotline: 217-403-8852
Champaign Fire Department