City of Springfield announces free yard waste drop-off program, lasts through May 1

News
grass-lawn-closeup-jpg_20151109163932-159532

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WCIA) — Residents can now start dropping off their yard waste bags to Evans Recycling.

This is a free service. Drop-off started Monday. It will be available until May 1. After that day, residents will be charged $1 per bag, according to City officials.

Evans Recycling is on J. David Jones Parkway. They are open Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. – 5 p.m. and on Saturdays from 7 a.m. – 12 p.m..

Yard waste includes grass clippings, leaves, weeds, plant trimmings and/or small twigs and branches, City officials said.

For more information on yard waste collection, click here.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.