Category: Yard Waste

Rain Barrel and Composter Sale

The cities of Champaign and Urbana are sponsoring a rain barrel and composter sale. Residents of Champaign County can now order rain barrels and composters for a cost of $55 each, which includes delivery. Persons who pay the Champaign Stormwater Utility Fee can purchase barrels at $26 (includes $29 subsidy) for unlimited barrels. You will […]

2021 Spring Yard Waste Collection

The City of Champaign’s 2021 Spring Yard Waste Collection has been scheduled. The Orange Zone and Blue Zone will each have one collection in April and one collection in May. All residences in the Orange Zone should put materials out by 6 a.m. on Monday, April 12, and Monday, May 10, 2021. All residences in […]

City of Champaign Holiday Tree Collection

The City of Champaign’s Holiday Tree Collection Program collection date has been set as Monday, January 11, 2021. This free collection program is available to all residential properties within the City’s corporate limits. • City residents must place their tree within four feet of the curb by 6 a.m. on Monday, January 11, 2021, for […]

City of Champaign Fall Yard Waste Collection

The City of Champaign Fall Yard Waste Collection program will run from October 12 through December 11, 2020. No pickup dates are scheduled during the week of Thanksgiving. Collection is available to all City of Champaign residential properties within City limits at no charge. This program provides a green alternative for yard waste disposal. Residents […]

Neil Street Lane Closure (between Washington Street and Hill Street)

In order to assist in fiber optic installation, Direct Line and Stark Excavating will close one southbound lane of Neil Street between Washington Street and Hill Street. The closure will begin on Monday, May 18, and will reopen on Friday, May 22, 2020. Southbound traffic will be reduced to one lane in the area.

2020 Spring Yard Waste Collection Postponed

The start of the April and May spring yard waste collection will be postponed until rescheduled by the Public Works Director.  Please do not place any yard waste materials by your curb for collection as crews will not be collecting materials as previously scheduled.  (Emergency Order 20-09 provides details on this postponement.) You are encouraged […]

2019 Fall Yard Waste Collection Totals

 The City provides curbside yard waste collection services to City residents.  This year, the fall collection started on October 14, 2019, and gave residents four opportunities to dispose of their materials. This year, crews attached bright green stickers to bags placed too close to an obstacle asking the resident to move the items for their […]

“Rolling” Road Closures on Church Street and University Avenue (Due to yard waste collections)

Public Works will implement “rolling” road closures on Church Street and University Avenue during Zone O-4 and O-5 yard waste pickup dates, starting Thursday, October 24 and Friday, October 25. This will allow crews to pick up both sides of the road in areas where vehicles are typically parked along the sides of the street. […]

New Interactive Yard Waste Collection Map

The Champaign Public Works Department has made it easier for residents to determine their collection zone and dates for the City’s Yard Waste Collections.  Residents simply access the Yard Waste Collection Map on either the Interactive Maps page or the Yard Waste page of the City’s website, type in their address, and success!  The interactive […]