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    Curbside Collections Information

    November 23 2021
    There will be no trash or recycling collection on Thanksgiving night, Thursday, November 25.
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    Yard Waste/Leaf Collection Schedule

    October 21 2021
    The Allentown Department of Public Works is announcing the 2021 fall yard waste and leaf collection schedules.
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    Recycling Center Reopens Friday

    August 30 2021
    The Allentown Recycling Center on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive reopens at 12 noon on Friday, September 3.
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    City Awarded $675k in Recycling Grants

    August 02 2021
    The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has awarded the city a $350,000 Section 902 Grant to support the city’s recycling and yard waste programs for necessary processing and hauling equipment.
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    Illegal Dump Site Cleaned for Earth Day

    April 21 2021
    The Allentown Department of Public Works will mark Earth Day, tomorrow April 22, by cleaning up tons of illegally dumped trash, debris and tires from along the west bank of the Jordan Creek known as Jordan Meadows.
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    Clean up Volunteers Sought

    April 15 2021
    Volunteers from across the city are urged to sign-up now to participate in the Keep Allentown Beautiful Community Earth Day Cleanups.
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    Harry Crapser Honored

    March 25 2021
    Those who frequent the city's West Park neighborhood are well familiar with Harry Crapser.
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    Trash & Recycling Update 2/17/21

    February 17 2021
    Waste Management has caught-up with normal trash and recycling collection in the City of Allentown following the late Monday into early Tuesday ice storm.
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    Trash & Recycling Update 2/15/21

    February 15 2021
    The winter ice storm expected to begin Monday afternoon and continue into early morning Tuesday will cause a change in the start time for Waste Management to collect the trash and recycling in the city of Allentown.
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    City Facilities Re-Opening

    February 05 2021
    The Recycling Drop-off Center on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive near the 15th Street Bridge re-opened at 9 o’clock this morning.
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