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WINTER YARD WASTE SCHEDULE

Curbside yard waste collection is now finished for the regular season.
The Streets department is handling LEAF collection now through March. Please contact Streets for leaf pickup: 610 437 7638

Christmas trees and other yard waste will be collected curbside on your recycling night, the weeks of January 9 and January 16 only.
No artificial, flocked, or spray painted trees allowed. Please call the Recycling Office for disposal instructions.

The yard waste site on Oxford Dr. is now closed for the regular season.
The next date the site will be open for Winter hours is:
Saturday, January 8 from 10am - 12pm (weather permitting)


CURBSIDE YARD WASTE 2022

Curbside yard waste collection will begin the week of April 3, 2022
and will end the week of Thanksgiving, November 20 - 25, 2022.

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. A single container should not weigh more than 70 lbs.
  7. 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

 

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

Site is currently CLOSED for the regular season.

   

2021-2022 WINTER YARD WASTE SITE HOURS
*weather permitting

Saturday, December 4, 2021   from 10am-12pm
Saturday, January 8, 2022       from 10am-12pm
Saturday, February 5, 2022      from 10am-12pm
Saturday, March 5, 2022          from 10am-12pm

 


MULCH

The City is offering mulch loading services for pick-up trucks and open top trailers for pre-paid fee of $12 per bucket load (approximately one cubic yard).

Mulch Loading Schedule
Wednesday, April 6 through Wednesday, November 16
08:00 am - 11:00am

YOU MUST PRE-PAY FOR MULCH LOADING SERVICES.
Payment must be made at the Bureau of Recycling & Solid Waste, 641 S. 10th Street, prior to loading. The office accepts payments Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm. No payments will be accepted at the yard waste site. There are various grades of mulch and top dressings, however, the City cannot guarantee the quality or quantity available. Self-loading of material is FREE during Drop Off hours only. 

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.