Yard waste collection begins on Monday, March 16. Remember that yard waste must be disposed of in yard waste bags or containers clearly marked “yard waste only.” Bags are available for purchase at the Finance Department or local home improvement stores. Branches must be tied together in bundles not exceeding 60 pounds and need to be less than four inches in diameter and four feet in length. For more information, contact the Public Works Department at (847) 675-0888.