Rockford City officials want to remind residents of the laws of leaves removal.

In short, leaves and small sticks (tied) must be in yard waste bags in order to be collected on your garbage day. Leaves and yard waste cannot be mixed with other garbage or in plastic bags. It is also unlawful to dump leaves and yard waste into streets, rivers, and other non-designated areas. Leaf burning within city limits is illegal.

For more on yard waste removal in Rockford - CLICK HERE.

For tips on composition and fertilizer - CLICK HERE.

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