City of Galena

Trees, Branches and Yard Waste Disposal

Trees, branches, brush, leaves, and grass are accepted at the old city landfill on Donegan Street. Residents are responsible for transporting and unloading the debris. No garbage or other materials are accepted at the facility. 

Please note that only landscaping debris generated on properties in the City of Galena and transported by the owner of the property where the debris was generated is accepted at the landfill. State law prohibits contractors from depositing landscape debris or any other materials at the old landfill site. 

The old landfill site is open Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 

Burning of landscape waste on private property is only allowed during a limited period in the spring and fall. More information is available on the Open Burn page. 

Free curbside collection is available by appointment May-November. More information is available on the Curbside Collection of Yard Waste page.

Please contact City Hall at 815.777.1050 with any questions.


A map showing the location of the old city landfill on Donegan Street is provided below.  

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