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October 14, 2017

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Brush & Yard Waste Curbside Collection

Schedule

Brush and yard waste will be collected during the months of April, May, June, September and October.

 

Materials must be curbside at 7:00 AM on the second Monday of designated months.

 

The specific collection day for your residence is dependent upon weather conditions and the volume of brush and yard waste in need of collection.

 

The Public Works Crew follows a regular rotation that collects on each street one time during each collection cycle.

 

* Schedule is subject to change.

Collection Guidelines

Do NOT

…tie brush in bundles.

…bag brush or yard waste.

…mix brush with yard waste.

 

Do…

…place cut ends of brush facing the street.

…keep roads and sidewalks free of debris.

…keep drainage areas free of debris.

…keep piles away from stationary objects (e.g., mailboxes, fences, fire hydrants, utility poles, parked cars, trees).

Collected Materials

BRUSH

  • Sticks & branches less than 6” diameter

 

YARD WASTE

  • Garden wastes;
  • Landscaping;
  • Leaves; and
  • Shrubbery pruning.

Uncollected Materials

    • Piles mixed with brush and yard waste;
    • Collected grass clippings;
    • Dirt, sod, or rocks.
    • Logs / Firewood;
    • Lumber / Construction material;
    • Root balls;
    • Stumps; or  
    • Wood chips.

Grasscycling

Leaving grass clippings on the lawn after mowing ensures that nutrients will be returned to the soil. Simply leave clippings on your lawn where they act as top dressing fertilizer and help keep your lawn green and healthy.

Brush & Yard Waste Notes

  • Brush and yard waste will not be collected from lots being cleared for construction purposes.
  • Brush and yard waste generated by commercial tree and landscaping services must be disposed of by the company and not left for collection by the Township.
  • Township employees will not enter private property to collect brush or yard waste.
  • Curbside collection services are not provided by the Township on private streets. 
  • The Township does not provide a drop-off location for brush or yard waste deposits.

Try Biomass Fuel Stock of PA for recycling of brush too large for Township collection and/or recycling of other wood products.  

Note: Biomass Fuel Stocks of PA is a private company with no affiliation with East Buffalo Township. Any arrangement for disposal is between the resident and Biomass Fuel Stocks of PA. East Buffalo Township has no involvement with collection, delivery or processing by Biomass Fuel Stocks of PA and assumes no liability.

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East Buffalo Township, PA
589 Fairground Road
Lewisburg, PA 17837
Phone: 570-523-6320 / Fax: 570-523-9151