The City of Rock Island provides leaf collection for its residential refuse customers during the Spring and Fall.
Residents do not have to be participants in the Yard Waste Collection Program to use this leaf collection service and they do not have to place a yard waste sticker on the bags of leaves.
The City offers leaf bags for the Leaf Collection Program.
For the Spring Leaf Collection Program, leaf bags will be available on Monday, April 1, 2024. Leaf bag collection will be Monday, April 8, 2024 through Thursday, April 25, 2024. Leaf bag distribution locations will be announced in mid to late March.
For the Fall Leaf Collection Program, leaf bags will be available on Monday, October 7, 2024. Leaf bag collection will be Monday, October 14, 2024 through Thursday, December 5, 2024.
Residents should abide by the following rules and regulations:
If you are a Yard Waste Collection Program participant, your leaf bags can be picked up on the regular refuse collection day and on the regular yard waste collection day. Yard waste stickers are not required during the Leaf Collection Program period.
The City of Rock Island does not allow the burning of leaves and other yard waste. Only recreational fires are allowed.