The Borough is very pleased to have the resources of the Emmaus Compost Center, located on Klines Lane to serve the public for its yard waste as well as using compost and wood mulch in their yards. The Borough permits residents to bring their yard clippings, branches, and small shrubs to be deposited at the compost center, as well as allowing residents to take home screened compost and wood mulch.
Closed on Holidays - Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, and November 23
Leaf Collection will occur Monday, October 22nd through Thursday, December 7th.
We only accept organic yard waste. No lumber, root balls with dirt, garbage, dirt, building materials, etc., is allowed. When wood chip mulch and/or compost is available, Public Works personnel will load trucks and trailers on Wednesdays after 3:00 p.m. and on Saturdays.
Unscreened compost & wood chip is available for a loading fee of $15.00 per scoop or partial scoop. Only pick-ups or small trailers will be loaded. Please call the Public Works Department at 610-965-9288, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., with any questions or for additional information. We will stop loading 45 minutes prior to closing so that equipment can be cleaned.
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