Yardwaste & Bulk Brush Collection

Guidelines for Brush Collection


  • Homeowners who are clearing out seasonal brush and storm damage brush should keep the following guidelines in mind: Brush and Yard Waste pick-up begins the 1st Monday of April and continues through the last Monday in November.
  • Yard Waste must be placed in biodegradable paper bags or a reusable container no larger than 34 gallons clearly marked “Yard Waste” weighing a maximum of 50 pounds.
  • Brush is picked up every Monday - any homeowner who needs brush disposal at any other time must contact a landscaper for disposal of materials.
  • Brush must be bundled with biodegradable twine with a maximum weight of 50 pounds. Each bundle must be in neat manageable piles, with cut ends facing the street, placed on the parkway.
  • Branches and limbs can be up to 6 inches in diameter and no longer than 4 feet. Larger branches and tree trunks must be handled by homeowners.
  • The Village of Itasca does not provide pick-up for unbundled brush piles.
  • Please note: Refuse, recycling and brush/yard waste may not be placed out at the curb before 4 p.m. on the Sunday prior to trash pick-up
  • All empty refuse containers must be removed from the curb by 10 p.m.on the day of pick-up.
Garbage is picked up each Monday except when the Monday falls on one of the following days:
  • 4th of July
  • Christmas Day
  • Labor Day
  • Memorial Day
  • New Years