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Yard Waste




Curbside yard waste collection will begin the first full week of April and end the week of Thanksgiving. Yard waste, branches, trimmings, etc. should be placed in a separate can or bundle.  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.

NEW GRASS RULES: Please DO NOT USE Paper lawn bags anymore.  Use containers with yard waste stickers for your grass and other yard waste


2017 Yard Waste Site (weather permitting)
1401 Oxford Dr. (Oxford Dr. & Fish Hatchery Rd.)

 Regular season April 1 through Monday, November 20th

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

 * or dusk whichever comes first 

Winter Hours 2017

December   2             10 am - 12 pm
January       6             10 am - 12 pm
February     3              10 am - 12 pm
March         3              10 am - 12 pm

All winter hours are weather permitting.

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 cards, stickers, or additional information.