AURORA, IL – Fall is soon to arrive and Aurora residents will be able to dispose of their leaves for free as part of the City of Aurora's Annual Leaf Collection Program.
The free Fall Leaf Collection Program begins on Monday, October 15 and ends on Friday, December 7.
Leaves must be put into a 30-gallon Kraft paper yard waste bag and placed at the curb on the regular garbage pickup day by 6:00 a.m. No waste sticker is needed.
Yard waste collection will also take place through Friday, December 7 as well. On the regular garbage pickup day, yard waste must be placed in a 30-gallon Kraft paper yard waste bag not to exceed 50 pounds. Each bag must have a waste sticker attached. The stickers used for yard waste are the same as the stickers used for excess garbage. Yard waste mixed with trash or yard waste in a trash can or plastic bag will not be collected.
Residents are also being reminded that brush must be bundled for collection. Unlimited bundled brush collection is in process and will end on Friday, November 2. Branches and limbs 1/2 inch to 4 inches in diameter and 2 feet to 4 feet in length must be bundled. Each bundle must weigh less than 50 pounds. Bundled brush does not need a waste sticker. Brush less than 1/2 inch in diameter is considered yard waste and must be packaged as previously described.