Refuse/Yardwaste Stickers

Yard waste bags or containers may not exceed 33 gallons in size nor may they exceed 50 pounds in weight. 


Yard waste stickers cost $3.50 each and refuse waste stickers are $3.50. The cost of the sticker covers the cost of collection and processing of yard waste and refuse waste.

Affixing Stickers

Affix refuse stickers to the item where they can be clearly seen from the street. Be sure to include the proper number of stickers to ensure pick up.

Vendor Names & Locations

To obtain solid waste and yard waste stickers, visit the following vendors:

Convenient 418 N. York St., Elmhurst
Elmhurst Ace Hardware
145 E. First St., Elmhurst
Elmhurst City Hall 209 N. York St., Elmhurst
Jewel Food Stores 153 E. Schiller St., Elmhurst
Jewel Food Stores
944 S. York St., Elmhurst
Jewel Food Stores
33 E. St. Charles Rd., Villa Park
Jewel Food Stores
1127 S. York Rd., Bensenville
LeDonne's True Value 1750 Taft Ave., Berkeley
Mariano's Fresh Market 678 N. York St., Elmhurst
Vallette Pharmacy 101 W. Vallette St., Elmhurst
Villa Park Ace Hardware 46 S. Villa Ave, Villa Park
Walgreens 160 N. Robert Palmer Dr., Elmhurst


At this time, yard waste and refuse stickers cannot be purchased online.

However, residents can drop off an envelope in the DROPBOX located in the City Hall Parking lot. Please include a check, your name, address, phone number, indication of the quantity and type of stickers (REFUSE or YARD WASTE). Checks should be made payable to the City of Elmhurst. The cost is $3.50 per sticker. The City will mail your stickers to the address you provide.