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Yard Waste Site Opening; Electronics Hours Changing

03/27/2017
Yard Waste Site Opening; Electronics Hours Changing

The Allentown Yard Waste Site at 1401 Oxford Dr. (Oxford Drive and Fish Hatchery Road) will open for the season on Saturday, April 1. City of Allentown residents are required to show identification.

The hours are as follows:

Mondays 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Wednesdays 8:00am to 6:30pm
Fridays 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Saturdays 8:00am to 3:00pm

Curbside yard waste collection will begin the week of April 2. Residents should place yard waste out on their recycling night. Paper lawn and leaf bags are no longer required. Residents are encouraged to place all yard waste in a container (separate can from your trash). The paper lawn bags have caused contamination issues. Please do not mix in any trash or any other debris with the yard waste. White yard waste stickers are available for your cans.

The city will offer mulch loading services every Wednesday during the season from 8:00am to 12:00pm. Loading services will be available for a pre-paid fee of $12 per bucket load. There is no cost for self-loading material. Payment must be made at the Recycling & Solid Waste Office, 641 S 10th St. prior to loading.

The new hours for electronics recycling will be from 8:00am to 11:00am on the first and third Saturdays from April through November. Items that will be accepted include: computers, keyboards, monitors, electronics, printers, scanners, laptops, and televisions. Users bringing electronics will have the convenience of drive-through service. There is a limit of one projection TV or two regular TVs per vehicle per day. This service is for City of Allentown residents ONLY.

For more information on yard waste disposal, call the Yard Waste Hotline at 610-841-5657 or visit www.allentownpa.gov/recycle.

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