The City offers residents a Brush Collection and Brush Drop-Off Program.

Brush Collection Program

The City's Brush Collection Program begins on the first Monday in May. Street Division crews pass down each public street only once. All brush must be less than 6 inches in diameter and no more than 6 feet in length. 

  • If you live northeast of US-14 (Virginia St.) or east of McHenry Ave., have your brush out by 6:00 AM Monday, May 6.
  • If you live southwest of US-14 (Virginia St.) and west of McHenry Ave., have your brush out by 6:00 AM Monday, May 13.  

Brush Drop-Off Site

The City's Brush Drop-Off Site, located at 410 S. Main Street, is open the first and third Saturday of each month from 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM, April through November. Proof of residency, such as a driver's license or vehicle sticker is required to drop-off brush at the site.

In addition, brush must be 6 inches or less in diameter and 6 feet or less in length to be accepted. Other, materials, such as bagged leaves and grass, cannot be accepted at the site. Please contact your waste collection company if you have other materials that need disposal.


Mulch is available at Wastewater Treatment Plant #2, located at the corner of Dartmoor Drive and Coventry Lane, free of charge on a first come, first serve basis. Mulch must be loaded yourself.