Branch and Yardwaste Pick Up

The Village contracts with Groot Industries for the collection of garbage and recycling. Groot provides service Monday through Friday and handles the pickup for refuse, recycling, and yard waste.

Yard waste will be collected during the yard waste season of April 1st - November 30th. Yard waste must be placed in Kraft paper bags or plastic cans (NO PLASTIC BAGS), not to exceed 32 gallons and not weighing more than 50 pounds per container. Yard waste which is too bulky to be placed in a bag or container, such as branches or brush must be securely tied and bundled. Branches may not exceed 3" in diameter. The bundles shall not exceed 2 feet in diameter & 4 feet in length nor weigh more than 50 pounds. Collection is the same day as the refuse and recycling collection.

Grass clippings, leaves, twigs, garden debris, weeds, fruits, seeds, stalks, vines are acceptable landscape items. Landscape does not include wood timbers, plastic edging, plant pots or trays, fertilizer or landscape material bags, landscape fabric, bark, wood chips, root sections, sand, gravel, sod, firewood, rocks, excess amounts of dirt or animal waste.

Outside of the yard waste season of April 1st through November 30th, yard waste will require a sticker. 

Sticker Retailer Location 
Brookfield Village Hall | 8820 Brookfield Ave. 
Tischler Foods | 9118 Broadway 
Jewel | 507 E. Woodlawn | La Grange Park

Christmas Trees: The first two (2) weeks in January, Groot will pick-up your Christmas tree free of charge. Please remove all ornaments, lights tinsel and garland prior to placing your tree at the curb for pick-up on your regularly scheduled collection day. Trees set out with lights and ornaments still on will be disposed of as refuse.

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