Yard Waste

Yard Waste 

  • Yard waste will only be collected on designated yard waste Wednesday's. Please refer to the calendar/schedule for specified days and note that yard waste collection does not happen on weeks with a holiday such as 4th of July week.
  • Yard waste includes clippings (including grass), branches, brush, etc, The yard waste collection service ensures that organic waste is treated as such and taken to a composting site rather than into a landfill. Yard waste in plastic will NOT be collected.

Service

Other details of the service include:

  • Branches and sticks must be no more than four feet long and bundled together and tied with string
  • In the Fall do not combine leaves and yard waste - utilize the borough's curb-side Leaf Collection program
  • Leave at the curb
  • No dirt, stone, or concrete/cement.
  • No plastic bags 
  • Place yard debris directly in trash cans or large brown paper yard waste bags sold at hardware and grocery stores
  • The program runs all year round most Wednesdays. (see trash and recycling schedule)
  • Yard waste must be out to your curb by 7 a.m. on the scheduled pickup date
  • Christmas Tree collection is concurrent with yard-waste collection borough-wide per the yard waste collection schedule. Alternately you may drop off your tree to be mulched at the following sites: 
    • Mulch Works 22 Mt. Pleasant Rd, Aston, 888-214-4628
    • Delco Mulch 1720 State Rd, Upper Darby, 610-352-8008
    • Mulch Express , 610-558-3294