The Allentown Yard Waste Site at 1401 Oxford Dr. (Oxford Drive and Fish Hatchery Road) will open for the season today, Monday, April 2. 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 or dusk whichever comes first
Fridays 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Saturdays 8:00am to 3:00pm
Curbside yard waste collection begins the week of April 1. Residents should place yard waste out on their recycling night. Paper lawn and leaf bags are no longer required and are not recommended. Residents are encouraged to place all yard waste in a container (separate can from your trash). 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 new day and times for electronics recycling will be on the first Saturday of the month from April through November from 8:00am to 11:00am.
Residents are limited to three TVS per address per year.
The City offers paper shredding services at our yard waste facility every third Wednesday morning and every third Saturday from 8:00am to 11:00am. To schedule an appointment, please call 610-437-8729.
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.
For more information, call the yard waste hotline at 610-841-5657 or visit www.allentownpa.gov/recycle.