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What is the difference between yard waste and brush pickup?

Yard waste collection is provided weekly by Republic Services and is collected on the day of your regularly-scheduled garbage pickup. Learn more here.

Brush pickup is a monthly service provided by the Village of Bourbonnais Public Works team. Learn more here.

Please see the attachment below for materials accepted for each service.

Yard Waste vs. Brush?

How do I properly dispose of paint?

Household paint is a common, everyday product, but when wet, is considered hazardous waste. By following these simple how-to steps, disposal of paint has never been easier. In fact, these tips will teach you how to prepare your paint for disposal in your regular trash pickup.

View the brief video from Republic Services by clicking the button below:


Where can I fill out a FOIA request?

Please click on below link to retrieve the FOIA form and email or fax to our office.

Freedom of Information Request Form

Does the Village of Bourbonnais participate in a recycling program?

Yes, recycling services are provided by Allied Waste. Acceptable items are the following: flattened cardboard, paper, metal cans and plastic bottles and jugs.

To obtain a proper recycling tote, please contact Allied's Customer Service Department at 815-472-3332 or 708-385-8252

To view Recycling Collection Guidelines regarding general provisions and preparation of materials click the button below:
Recycling Collection Guidelines

Flattened cardboard, paper, metal cans and plastic bottles and jugs.
More Acceptable Recycle Items

Where can I obtain a recycling schedule?

To view the map of recycling and specific pick-up dates in your area click the button below:


When is my garbage pick-up day?

To view the garbage pick-up map and calendar click the button below: