Leaf Collection

2021 Leaf Collection Guidelines and Dates

The Township is divided into two zones for leaf and yard waste collection. Residents living south of Skippack Pike will have their leaf and yard waste collected on Tuesdays and those living north of Skippack Pike will have their collection on Wednesdays. Please click here for map of the two collection areas.

Residents who live on Skippack Pike will have the same schedule noted above. If you live on the south side of Skippack Pike collection will occur on Tuesdays and if you live on the north side collection will occur on Wednesdays.

The collection dates for the remainder of the year are:

January – Tuesday, January 26th & Wednesday, January 27th

February – Tuesday, February 23rd & Wednesday, February 24th

March –  Tuesday, March 23rd & Wednesday, March 24th 

April –  Tuesday, April 13th & Wednesday, April 14th 

Tuesday, April 27th & Wednesday, April 28th 

May – Tuesday, May 25th & Wednesday, May 26th

June – Tuesday, June 22nd & Wednesday, June 23rd 

July – Tuesday, July 27th & Wednesday, July 28th 

August – Tuesday, August 24th & Wednesday, August 25th 

September – Tuesday, September 28th & Wednesday, September 29th 

October – Tuesday, October 12th & Wednesday, October 13th 

Tuesday, October 26th & Wednesday, October 27th 

November – Tuesday, November 9th & Wednesday, November 10th 

 Tuesday, November 23rd & Wednesday, November 24th 

December – Tuesday, December 14th & Wednesday, December 15th 

Tuesday, December 28th & Wednesday, December 29th   

If your pickup is missed, you must call the Township the day of collection at 610-277-2400. This program is not available to private communities.

Biodegradable Bags

Leaves must be placed in biodegradable paper bags and put out at the curb the evening before the scheduled collection date to ensure they will be picked up. Bags should not weigh more than 40 pounds and should not contain trash or other waste. Bags can be purchased at the Township Building for 5/$2 from 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. Do not place bagged leaf and branch trimmings in plastic bags. The will not be collected. 

All leaves and branch trimmings are recycled, not landfilled.

What is Leaf Waste?

Leaf waste includes leaves, shrubbery and minor tree trimmings in biodegradable paper bags or containers, bundled shrubs or plants, excluding dirt, under four (4') feet in length and tied tree branches under three (3") inches in diameter and under four (4") feet in length. Grass clippings are excluded.

Resources

View Tree Trimming Operations (PDF).