2011 Springtown Hill Road
Lower Saucon Township
The Compost Center will be open on Saturday, January 5, 2019, January 12, 2019, and January 19, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for Christmas tree and yard waste disposal. These dates are subject to change based on weather conditions.
Hours of Operation
The Compost Center will be open on Saturday, March 30, Saturday, April 6, and Saturday, April 13, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. It will be closed Saturday, April 20, 2019 for the Easter holiday. The official opening for the 2019 season will be on Friday, April 26, 2019. The Center will be open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each Friday and Saturday thereafter, through Saturday, November 23, 2019. The Center is also closed Sunday through Thursday during the season.
Items NOT Accepted
Compost Center Tips
Municipal mulch is a natural, unprocessed material stored outside. As a result, it may contain allergens, poison ivy, termites and/or carpenter ants and foreign matter. Users should wear proper clothing and protection when handling the mulch.
The Saucon Valley Compost Center makes no guarantee concerning the quality of the mulch, and assumes no liability for injury or property damages as a result of the loading, delivery and/or use of the mulch. Residents who use the mulch do so at their own risk.
Mulch Loading Fee
The fee for mulch loading will continue at $10.00 per scoop (1 scoop equals 1 cubic yard). Checks only, made payable to “Lower Saucon Township”, are accepted for payment of the mulch loading.
Compost Center ID Cards
The laminated multi-year ID card will continue to be used at the Compost Center. Residents who need a new or replacement ID card can pick them up at the Borough at 685 Main Street, Hellertown or the Township offices at 3700 Old Philadelphia Pike, Bethlehem during regular business hours. Please have your drivers license at the time of registration for proof of address.
The ID cards should be displayed to the gate attendant when you visit the Compost Center. The card can be used by all members of the residence it is issued to. The Compost Center reserves the right to confirm the identification of the card holder if there is a suspicion that the card is being misused for non-resident or commercial purposes.
Landscaping contractors hired by a resident of Hellertown Borough or Lower Saucon Township may drop off brush/yard waste/leaves only with a signed invoice and/or the resident’s ID card.
Visitors to the Center are reminded that per Pennsylvania State Law all loaded trucks or trailers must be covered with a tarp when traveling on any public road and when dropping off or picking up materials at the compost center. Please be a good neighbor and tarp your vehicle.
The Saucon Valley Compost Center is recruiting volunteers to assist with the future operation of the Center. Due to municipal funding limits, the operating days/hours of the Compost Center cannot be extended beyond the current schedule at this time. However, expanded schedules could be considered in the future if an adequate number of volunteers step forward to assist the facility staff.
If you are interested in volunteering your time to help out at the Center, please contact the Township Manager at email@example.com or the
Borough Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org
Training and equipment will be provided to all volunteers.