City of Lincoln announces city wide fall leaf collection schedule
Extended hours at city landscape waste facility begin October 25th

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[November 18, 2017] 

LINCOLN

Lincoln Street Dept. crews will be providing fall leaf collection to all City residents beginning October 30, 2017, pickup will begin at 7:00 a.m. Crews will run continuously until a pass has been completed through town on each of the dates listed below.

October 30, 2017
November 6, 2017
November 13, 2017
November 22, 2017

Leaves should be placed in biodegradable paper bags or containers such as trash cans and placed at the curb the night before scheduled pick up or before 7:00 a.m. the day of pick up.

There will be a weight limit of 50 pounds per bag or container.

This collection is for leaves only. No brush or other landscape waste will be picked up.

Any bags or cans found to have litter, plastic or other waste will not be picked up or emptied.

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Crews will not return to any ward to pick up any bags or containers that were not out until the next scheduled pick up date.

Do not rake, mow or blow leaves or grass into the streets

Things citizens can do to manage their own leaves.

Mulch with mower
Compost
Haul leaves to the City Landscape Waste Facility at 957 Broadwell Dr.

Extended Hours at Landscape Waste Facility

Beginning October 25, 2017, the Landscape Waste Facility will be open Wednesday through Sunday from 8:00 A.M. to 3:50 P.M. until November 19, 2017. The facility will return to the regular Wednesday & Saturday schedule beginning November 22, 2017.

If you have any questions, please contact the Street Dept. at 217-732-4655 or streetdept@lincolnil.gov.

[Walt Landers, City of Lincoln Street Department]

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