In addition to refuse and recycling collection, Waste Management provides yard waste and leaf collection to Lake Zurich residents.
Leaf vacuuming will begin the week of Monday, October 22, 2018 and continue until Saturday, December 8, 2018.
Residents are asked to rake leaves to the curb by Monday morning, for pickup by Waste Management that week. Leaves must
1. Be raked within five feet of the curb; and
2. Should not be placed in the gutter or street.
Yard waste is collected weekly beginning April 1through the week of November 30 on the same day that refuse and recycling are collected. Yard waste
1. Placed in biodegradable bags (brown paper), or cans (maximum 50 pounds) that are clearly marked as landscape waste. Stickers are not required.
2. Yard waste in plastic bags will not be collected.
Branches should be tightly tied with biodegradable string or twine, in a bundle not exceeding four feet in length or 50 pounds in weight.
As an option for residents, Waste Management will provide a 60-gallon or 90-gallon container for the collection of yard waste for $3 per month during the collection period.