Yard Waste/Compost Center
Located at 5536 Indian Creek Road, Macungie, PA 18062
CLOSED EVERY TUESDAY & THURSDAY & ALL TOWNSHIP HOLIDAYS
JANUARY & FEBRUARY - Mon., Wed., Fri., & Sat. – Noon to 5PM
MARCH & APRIL – Mon., Wed., Fri., Sat. & Sun. – Noon to 5PM
MAY 1 to MAY 31 – Mon., Wed., Fri., 9AM to 7PM – Sat. & Sun. Noon to 7PM
JUNE 1 to OCTOBER 31 – Mon., Wed., Fri. & Sat. – 9AM to 7PM – Sun. Noon to 7PM
NOVEMBER & DECEMBER – Mon., Wed., Fri., Sat. & Sun. – Noon to 5PM
Click here for the Site Rules and Regulations, including the material accepted.
Click here for Yard Waste Permit Application Form.
*CONTAINERS AND BUNDLES ARE TO BE PLACED OUT THE NIGHT BEFORE YOUR YARD WASTE COLLECTION DAY*
What IS collected curbside:
- Leaves (MUST BE IN A CONTAINER - NO BAGS)
- Tree & Plant Trimmings
- Tree Limbs (less than 4 ft. in length and 8 inches in diameter)
What is NOT collected curbside:
- Grass Clippings
- Large Limbs (over 4ft. and 8 inches in diameter)
- Plastic Bags
- Animal Waste
Collection will include: Limbs and branches tied and properly bundled to a maximum size of 48” X 18” X 18” (maximum weight of 60 pounds). Ties for the bundles shall be of biodegradable materials. No roots from trees or shrubbery are to be accepted. Yard Waste can be placed in commercially designed open trash containers without lids, no larger than 32-gallon capacity with a loaded weight of less than 60 pounds. A combined maximum of six (6) bundles or containers per household will be collected.
Prohibited materials are not included and will result in your yard waste not being collected. Waste Management will place a tag on prohibited materials notifying you of acceptable materials and handling.
Waste Management will NOT make return trips for items not bundled/contained/prepared properly.
(Township Residents Only)
Reminder: You must have your green sticker or permit to enter the site. If you do not have either, you can apply at the Township offices or complete the form online (Forms/Doc, Yard Waste Permit application) remember to save before submitting. The sticker and a green paper permit will be mailed to you within a week to 10 days.
The Yard Waste Recycling Center is located at 5536 Indian Creek Road has the mulch / humus you need for spring planting. Loading service is available every Saturday in April and May from 7:30AM until 11:30AM AND Thursdays ONLY IN APRIL from 1PM to 3PM, while supplies last. There is a $20.00 fee per loader scoop, CASH ONLY NO CHANGE WILL BE GIVEN. This program is available to Township residents only. There will be no refuse drop off while compost is being loaded.