yard waste drop off site
In accordance with PA DEP regulations, residents are not permitted to place yard waste at curbside for garbage collection. The only exception to this is grass clippings which should be placed in plastics bags and put out with your regular trash.
Yard Waste Drop Off Site - For Franklin Park Borough Residents Only
The Yard Waste Drop Off Site is located at the south end of Blaine's Way in Blueberry Hill Park and is open March 1st to December 1st of each year. An application must be completed annually. Permits are good for the current year only. The drop off site is to only be used for items such as tree or brush trimmings, leaves (placed in the designated area and kept in the brown biodegradable bags) and weeds/greens. You are restricted to dropping off trimmings that are up to 4” in diameter. The Borough also asks that you please utilize the April and November curbside brush chipping and leaf collection whenever possible.
A permit is required and can be obtained by completing the application available at the Municipal Building or click here to download the Yard Waste Drop Off Site Application. The permit will be for the address listed on the permit only. This site is for residential disposal only, commercial use is prohibited. Disposal of entire trees is prohibited.
**IMPORTANT** The following materials are not permitted to be placed at the Yard Waste Drop Off Site: grass clippings, tree or brush trimmings larger than 4” in diameter, garbage, stumps, logs, asphalt, concrete, dirt, mulch, clay, stone, construction materials or anything that won’t degrade. Under no circumstances should anything be left in plastic bags. Dumping of items at the site other than the approved material or placing yard waste in any dumpster or other areas of the park is strictly prohibited.