Effective January 1, 2013, the Winnebago County Landfill will NO LONGER accept yard waste in plastic bags!  Yard waste must be placed in biodegradable paper bags or containers with lifting handles, no more than 30 gallon capacity / 50 lbs when full.

Yard waste placed at the curb in plastic bags will NOT be picked up by Advanced Disposal Services.

Yard waste is defined as:  bundled twigs and sticks (not to exceed 4 feet in length, 2 inches in diameter, and weigh less than 50 lbs), garden debris, tree/bush clippings, leaves, clean woody vegetative material no greater than 6” in diameter, stumps, roots or shrubs with intact root balls.