Yard Waste Material Collection Policy

  • Yard Waste will be collected curbside for the entire Borough on the scheduled days.
  • Items must be placed curbside by 7 a.m. (6 a.m. during summer hours Memorial Day through Labor Day) on the day of pick up and not earlier than 5 p.m. the evening before.
  • Yard Waste consisting of branches, twigs, leaves, or plant materials only can be placed curbside for pick up on the scheduled collection day. Guidelines for placing yard waste curbside are as follows:
  • Branches and Brush Items - Branches cut to four feet in length and tied with twine (no wire or tape) and placed neatly curbside; please do not block sidewalks. 
  • Debris from private contractor tree take downs/trimming will not be accepted. 
  • Plant Materials or Garden Debris - Consisting of weeds, leaves, or small brush clippings should be placed in biodegradable paper bags or in open barrels or cans; weighing no more than 35 pounds per can or bag. 
  • Loose yard wast will not be picked up and plastic bags are not accepted. 
Branches bundled
No black bags

“YARD WASTE PROPERLY & NEATLY PLACED curbside.    Bundled with twine in 4' section or in biodegradable paper bags." 


"YARD WASTE IMPROPERLY PLACED in the road.  Cannot be loose and must be off the roadway."