ALTON - Alton Public Works Director Mike Parsons has released the leaf vacuum truck schedule for the 2021 season.

The City of Alton provides a leaf vacuum service for leaves to be raked to the edge of the yard. Leaves should NOT be raked into the street.

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Alton Public Works will operate the vacuum trucks in each ward according to the following schedule:

WARD 7 November 29 – December 3, 2021

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WARDS 1 & 2 December 6 – December 10, 2021

WARDS 5 & 6 December 13 – December 17, 2021

WARDS 3 & 4 December 20 – December 24, 2021


Leaf vacuum trucks will NOT return once they have provided service to a particular street. In the event of inclement weather, the leaf vacuum service will be suspended. Yard Waste collection will be increased from an eight-month program to a year-round, weekly collection schedule, on your regular trash day pickup. Republic Services will also provide one (1) yard waste cart to each household upon request.

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