Fallen branches and storm debris? Roscoe and Rockton residents have options


Fallen branches and storm debris, Roscoe, Illinois, Feb. 25, 2023

Because of the recent storms, the Village of Roscoe has set up a drop-off location in Riverside Park for residents to take tree branches and other plant-based storm debris:

Starting Friday February 24th, the drop off site will be open from 7 am - 7 pm until Friday March 10th. The drop off location is located at the north end of the parking lot and is delineated on site with barricades and signage. Residents will have to unload their own trucks/trailers.
Only vegetation like trees, tree limbs and brush may be dropped off. Anyone dumping non-vegetation items, they will be ticketed for illegal dumping.

Seasonal yard waste collection begins April 1 for residents of the Village of Rockton, the Village of Roscoe, and, in contracted in advance, the City of South Beloit.

The Village of Rockton announced:

For the week of March 6-10, 2023 Rock River Disposal will pick up tree limbs/branches and storm-related vegetative brush on your normal garbage pick up day. Tree limbs/branches must be no longer than 3ft in length and bundled with twine or string. This is at no additional cost and will be ONLY for the week of March 6-10. ONLY storm-related debris will be picked up, no leaf bags will be picked up.

Residents can also drop tree limbs and branches off at the boat ramp on E. Main St. / Hononegah Rd. (across from baseball field), the same area as Christmas tree drop off. Please drop off no later than March 10 for chipping. Illegal dumping of non-vegetation debris shall be ticketed.

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