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    Recycling Drop Off Center Closed

    August 06 2020
    The city of Allentown Recycling Drop Off Center at 1400 Martin Luther King Jr. remains closed today while crews clean the grounds and technicians assess flood water damage to an on-site electrical panel.
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    Flooding Closes Recycling Drop Off Center

    August 05 2020
    The Recycling Drop Off Center at 1400 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive is closed today due to flooding.
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    Yard Waste Site Holiday Closing

    June 30 2020
    The Allentown Recycling Yard Waste Site at 1401 Oxford Drive will be closed on Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4 in observance of the Independence Day holiday.
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    Illegal Dumping Site Cleaned-up

    June 30 2020
    Crews from the Allentown Department of Public Works collected more than 26-tons of trash from a recent one-day cleanup of illegal dumping.
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    Illegal Dumping Cleanup

    June 16 2020
    N. Bradford Street will be closed from E. Allen Street to N. Dauphin Street on Wednesday, June 17 to cleanup illegally dumped construction debris, furniture, TVs and other trash along the roadside. 
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    Bulk Item Curbside Collection Resuming

    May 11 2020
    The City of Allentown is resuming the curbside collection of bulk items effective Wednesday, May 13. 
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    Yard Waste Site Opens April 1

    March 30 2020
    The City of Allentown’s Yard Waste Drop-Off Site will open as scheduled on Wednesday, April 1 for city residents only.
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    Bulk Item Curbside Collection Suspended

    March 25 2020
    The city of Allentown is suspending bulk item curbside collection effective the week of March 29 until further notice as a result of the COVID-19 Disaster Emergency.
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    Recycling Events Cancelled

    March 19 2020
    The effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19 is resulting in some changes to the city of Allentown’s special event recycling programs.
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    City Awarded Recycling Grant

    January 21 2020
    The City of Allentown will receive more than $315,000 in a Recycling Program Performance Grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.
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