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Spring Bagged Garden Debris Collection Starts Friday, March 22nd
 
Posted on Thursday March 21, 2019
 
Time to bag up yard debris for Friday collections, but don't recycle invasive plants
 

Spring Bagged Garden Debris Collection Starts Friday, March 22nd 

Spring garden debris collection begins on March 22, 2019 and happens Fridays, except for holidays. There are no special collections on April 19, May 31, June 14, July 5 and September 7. Please check the Collection Schedule to see what Fridays are your designated collection dates.


Please recycle leaves, twigs, grass clippings and other garden debris in biodegradable paper bags for the collections. Use biodegradable paper bags only. Biodegradable paper bags are sold at the Township Building, libraries and community centers. Put bagged leaves on the curb prior to Fridays.

Invasive plants should be discarded with household refuse in trash bags and  labeled "Invasive Plants.The Township can only accept 20 bags of invasive plants per refuse collection. State law requires that other garden debris be recycled, so Township crews will not accept them with household waste. Please consult the Invasive Plant
 page or resources below for more information.

Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Pamphlet  
A Dept of Conversation and Natural Resources website 
Discard Invasive Plants Flyer
Invasive Plants


 

 

 
 
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