Seal of Lower Saucon Township
3700 Old Philadelphia Pike / Bethlehem, Pa 18015 / 610-865-3291

Yard Waste Collection Facility

Lower Saucon Township 2150 Polk Valley Road
Hellertown, PA 18055
Facility Location

Spring 2024 Yard Waste Facility Information
The Yard Waste Collection Facility for Lower Saucon Residents will open on Friday, April 19th. The facility will be open each Friday & Saturday through November 23rd. Hours of operation are 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Items Accepted

  • Leaves - loose and in brown paper bags only. If bagged in plastic, you must take the bags home.
  • Small brush - up to 4" in diameter (no longer than 6 ft.)
  • Hedge trimmings, garden plant residue
  • Christmas trees (without tinsel)

Items NOT Accepted

  • Grass
  • Sod
  • Tree stumps
  • Commercial business materials

Yard Waste Materials

  • Must be from a property within Lower Saucon Township, proof of residence will be required.

Yard Waste Facility Tips

  • You must be a Lower Saucon Township resident to drop off materials. ID Cards are required (see below).
  • Do NOT leave materials outside the Yard Waste Facility. Plastic bags used to transport material must be taken home.
  • Grass is NOT accepted. Recycle grass by using a mulching mower or cut your grass frequently and leave clippings on lawn. This does NOT create thatch and provides an excellent lawn fertilizer.

Tarping Requirements
Visitors 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 materials at the facility. Please be a good neighbor and tarp your vehicle.

Landscaping contractors hired by a resident Lower Saucon Township may drop off brush/yard waste/leaves only with a signed invoice and/or the resident's ID card.

Yard Waste Facility ID Cards
ID cards issued by Lower Saucon Township are to be used at the Yard Waste Facility. Residents who need a new or replacement ID card may pick them up at Town Hall during regular business hours. Please email, fax (610) 867-3580 or by postal mail (Lower Saucon Township, Attn: Receptionist, 3700 Old Philadelphia Pike, Bethlehem, PA 18015) your driver's license for proof of address and your phone number.

The ID cards should be displayed when you visit the Yard Waste Facility. The card may be used by all members residing in your household. The Yard Waste Facility reserves the right to confirm the identification of the card holder to ensure the card is not being misused for non-resident or commercial purposes.

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