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Lawn/Leaf Bags

City crews will pick up yard waste that is placed in store brand kraft paper yard waste bags with a Lake Forest Yard Waste sticker placed on the bag. Yard Waste Stickers are $1.00 each (sold in sheets of five).

Yard Waste Stickers are available for purchase through the Finance Department at the Municipal Services Building. The Finance Department is open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. For your convenience, Yard Waste Stickers can also be purchased for $1.00 each from:

  • Jewel Food Store
  • Sunset Foods
  • Lake Forest Hardware & Gifts
  • Pasquesi Home & Farm Supplies

Current Lake Forest printed yard waste bags without a sticker will still be collected.  Only store brand kraft paper yard waste bags with stickers affixed to them or the Lake Forest printed yard waste bag will be collected. Please contact the Sanitation Section at 847-615-4264 for guidelines on curbside collection of brush or additional information.

Yard waste is collected twice weekly at the curbside, on either a Monday and Thursday or a Tuesday and Friday collection schedule, depending upon the area in which you reside.

220 E. Deerpath, Lake Forest, IL 60045
(847) 234-2600
Non-Emergency Police:  (847) 234-2601

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