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Spring Clean-Up
General Information
The City of Elmhurst would like to remind its residents of the Annual Spring Clean-Up. Yard waste is not included in the Spring Clean-Up, but will be collected if properly prepared, stickered, and set out on your regular collection day. Please do not put material at the curb for Spring Clean-Up until the day prior to the event.  Reminder:  It is illegal to put electronics at the curb for pick-up at any time, including Spring Clean-Up. For additional information please call the Public Works Department at (630) 530-3020 or Allied Waste at (708) 345-7050.

Spring Cleanup 2014 Pickup Dates
  • If your normal collection date is Wednesday, your Spring Clean-Up will be on Saturday, April 26th.
  • If your normal collection date is Thursday, your Spring Clean-Up will be on Saturday, May 3rd.
  • If your normal collection date is Friday, your Spring Clean-Up will be on Saturday, May 10th.

Acceptable Items
Acceptable items are to be placed at the curb by 6:00 am on collection day. Items other than furniture, large appliances, and bulk items must be placed in bags, cans, or boxes, not to exceed 50 lbs each. Acceptable items include:
  • Appliances
  • Bulk items
  • Fixtures
  • Furniture
  • Paint (hardened in cans with lids off)
  • Carpet (must be in rolls no more than five feet in length and two feet in diameter)
  • Construction and demolition debris (up to two cubic yards or equal to eight 33-gallon cans and placed in boxes, cans, or bundles)
  • Landscape timbers (must be no longer than three feet in length)


Non-Acceptable Items
Non-Acceptable items include:
  • Ammunition
  • Boats or snowmobiles
  • Bricks, concrete blocks, cement, or asphalt pavement
  • Car batteries
  • Electronic devices
  • Explosives
  • Fluids
  • Hazardous or medical waste
  • Large automobile parts
  • Radioactive materials
  • Riding lawnmowers or snowblowers
  • Tires

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