After two successful years in 2018 and 2019, the Elkhart County Leaf Collection Competition will be occurring again in 2020! A maximum of 25 teams will be competing for $50,000 in prize money, with a one-ton threshold required to receive prize money. 

For teams interested in the 2020 Elkhart County Leaf Collection Competition, here are some useful documents:

Leaf collection competition flyer 2019 r

F​or residents of unincorporated Elkhart County interested in having their leaves collected as part of the competition, you may contact one of our competition teams to see if they can assist:

The Elkhart County Leaf Collection Competition focuses on collecting leaves from unincorporated areas. Incorporated areas ineligible for the competition are marked in red on the printable competition map, or on the online competition map shown below.


59530 County Road 7

Elkhart, IN  46517

(574) 522-2581


Monday - Friday: 8:00am to 4:45pm

Saturday (April through November): 9:00am to 11:45am

Compost bins NOT available for pickup on Saturday


Elkhart County Solid Waste Management District

Elkhart County Landfill

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