City of Springfield, Illinois

James O. Langfelder - Mayor

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Branch Pickup


    Regular Citywide Branch Collection

The City of Springfield Spring Residential Branch pickup will begin Monday, May 7, 2018. The crews will follow a pre-set, 4 week schedule, with one pick up for each area of the city. The City has shifted to one branch collection in the spring and one branch collection in the fall. Questions about the collection may be directed to Public Works at 217.789.2255.

As a reminder, smaller branches may be broken up and placed in yard waste bags for curbside pickup. Residents may also drop off their branches year-round for FREE to Evans Recycling with proof of residency. This service is not for commercial contractors but for city residents only. Evans Recycling is located at 2100 J. David Jones Parkway and is open Monday-Friday 7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Saturday 7:00 .am. – 12-noon. The contact number is 217.391.0886.

    Size of Branch Piles

The City of Springfield will pick up branch piles from residents:

  • No larger than 3 foot in height, 4 foot in depth, and 10 feet in length;
  • Piles larger than a small pick up load will not be picked up by the city;
  • The program is for branches only, no logs will be accepted
  • Branches/limbs trimmed by a commercial contractor will not be picked up; and
  • Branches must be placed on the curb not obstructing the street or sidewalk.
  • Small branches may be broken up and put into yard waste bags for pickup by your waste hauler.

    Spring 2018 Pickup Schedule

The City will be divided into four (4) directional quadrants that the collection schedule will follow and these areas are listed below.

Week of May 7
  • Southwest Quadrant – area south of South Grand Avenue and Old Jacksonville Road. West of Walnut Street.
Week of May 14
  • Southeast Quadrant – area south of South Grand Avenue and east of Walnut Street, including the lake area.
Week of May 21
  • Northwest Quadrant – area north of South Grand Avenue and Old Jacksonville Road. West of Walnut Street/J David Jones Parkway.
Week of May 28 (beginning Tuesday after Memorial Day)
  • Northeast Quadrant – area north of South Grand Avenue and east of Walnut/J. David Jones Parkway.

    Spring 2018 Pickup Schedule