City of Springfield's Free Yard Waste Pick-up:

The City picks up yard waste for free (no stickers required) in Mill Creek every other week Yard waste must be placed curbside by 7:00 AM on the Monday of our pickup weeks: April 10, April 24, May 8, May 22, June 5, June 19.


All yard waste MUST be placed in paper yard waste/leaf bags or hard rigid plastic containers. Containers must be clearly marked with the words “Yard Waste” or “YW” and cannot be more than 30 gallons and weigh no more than 50lbs. Yard waste bags can also be dropped off at Evans Recycling for $1 per bag. Evans Recycling is located at 2100 J. David Jones Parkway and open on Monday through Friday 7 AM to 5 PM and on Saturdays from 7 AM to 12 Noon. For more information, go to the City's website HERE

City of Springfield's Free Yard Branch Pick-up:

The City's next free branch pick up in Mill Creek for 2022 will be the week of May 9. Branches must be placed curbside by 7:00 AM on the Monday of the scheduled week.


The maximum size of a branch pile that will be picked up is 3 feet in height, 4 feet in depth, and 10 feet in length. Branches placed on the curb should not block the flow of traffic or sidewalks. Branches can also be dropped off for free through March 2023 at Evans Recycling but you must show a copy of your CWLP bill as their only accepted proof of residency for the free drop-off. For more information, go to the City's website HERE

City Council Representative:

Ward 10 Alderman - Ralph Hanauer. A link to contact him can be found HERE or you can call the City Council Coordinator at (217)789-2151

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