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Yard Waste

Yard waste is material such as tree trimmings, shrubbery and other organic landscape vegetation. This does NOT include: trash, food waste, tree stumps, dirt and stones. 

See below for the current guidelines and schedule. 

Please prepare your yard waste properly. Place yard waste in biodegradable brown paper bags, or bundle it in easy-to-handle bundles. Bundles must not exceed 4 feet in length, 6 inches in diameter, or 30 pounds in weight. 

An unlimited amount of bags or bundles may be placed at the curb. They should be placed at the curb before 5 AM on collection day.

Yard waste is plastic bags will NOT be collected. Residents can pick up free yard waste bags at the following locations and times:

City Hall, 120 North Duke Street
M - F 8:30 AM - 5 PM

Treasury Office (inside Police Department), 39 West Chestnut Street 
M - F 8:30 AM - 5 PM

Streets Department, 515 North Franklin Street
M - F  7 AM - 4:15 PM

Recycling Center, 850 New Holland Avenue
M - F 8 AM - 5 PM & SAT 8 AM – Noon

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