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CURBSIDE YARD WASTE


Christmas Tree collection will be on your recycling nights for the weeks of January 10 and January 17, 2021.  Please remove all decorations, tree stands and bags prior to setting it out for collection. In addition, residents are permitted to put out other yard waste on their designated recycling night for the weeks of January 10 and January 17.  

****If you have a REALChristmas tree that has fake snow sprayed onto the tree (flocked), please call the Bureau of Recylcing and Solid Waste for disposal Options.

If your christmas tree or yard waste is missed during these 2 weeks, please contact the office at 610-437-8729 the following day to report the missed collection. 



Yard waste should be placed out on your recycling night during the regular season:

  1. Yard waste, branches, trimmings, etc. should be placed in a separate can or bundle
  2. Please use containers with yard waste stickers for your grass and other yard waste.
  3. Branches should be 5 inches or less in diameter.
  4. Do not place yard waste out in plastic bags.
  5. Do not use a City issued recycling bin for yard waste collection, you must purchase your own container that is 32 gallons or less.
  6. NO LITTER OR TRASH MIXED WITH YARD WASTE. 

.   If you have any questions, please contact Recycling & Solid Waste at 610-437-8729.

Yard waste stickers are available at the Recycling and Solid Waste Office. They are also available upon request via telephone or email request link on right hand side.

 


 

CITY OF ALLENTOWN RESIDENTS ONLY

 

2020 - 2021 WINTER Yard Waste Site
1401 Oxford Dr. (Oxford Dr. & Fish Hatchery Rd.)

The following dates are weather permitting and could be changed based on the needs of the City.

Saturday, December 5, 2020 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday, January 9, 2021 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday, February 6, 2021 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday, March 6, 2021 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

 

MULCH
Mulch loading services by city staff are suspended until further notice. Residents may continue to self-load mulch for free.

Additional Information
Residents must provide identification to use the yard waste drop-off site. If you have any questions concerning the Yard Waste Site, call the Bureau of Recycling at 610.437.8729.

Request stickers or additional information.

Questions about yard waste? Yard waste site location and hours, Curbside collection, Leaf pickup, Christmas tree pick up. This hotline will keep you up to date with all important yard waste information. Call the Hotline at 610-841-5657.