Acceptable yard waste: wood, grass clippings, tree limbs and leaves. Please cut limbs down to 6’ lengths. If you are planning on bringing in large diameter logs (over 36”) please call ahead.
Not acceptable yard waste: pressure treated lumber; root balls; wood coated in creosote; anything with dirt; appliances; tires; concrete; asphalt; stone; furniture; electronics; wood with spikes, nails or other hardware. No bagged material is permitted in the yard.
Any loads with unacceptable materials will not be permitted to enter the yard.
2021 Recycling Yard – Drop-off Days for Lower Makefield Residents ONLY.
|Drop-offs||Saturday, April 10th||7:00 A.M – 3:00 P.M.|
|Saturday, April 24th||7:00 A.M – 3:00 P.M.|
|Saturday, May 15th||7:00 A.M – 3:00 P.M.|
|Drop-offs||Monday, June 7th||7:00 A.M – 3:00 P.M.|
|Monday, July 12th||7:00 A.M – 3:00 P.M.|
|Monday, August 9th||7:00 A.M – 3:00 P.M.|
|Drop-offs||Saturday, September 25th||7:00 A.M – 3:00 P.M.|
|Saturday, October 23rd||7:00 A.M – 3:00 P.M.|
Other options to remove yard waste include:
- Coordinating with your trash hauler for yard waste collection services included in your trash hauling fee
- Utilizing another facility in the area such as Britton Industries, Shady Brook Farm, or similar businesses in our area (we suggest calling them for details and pricing)
- Contacting local landscapers who could dispose of your materials for you
What to expect during the Yard Waste Drop-off Day
The Lower Makefield Township yard waste drop-off site will be open several days throughout the year for LMT residents to use. A contractor working on behalf of a LMT resident can also visit the site.
At this time, it is anticipated additional measures will remain in place due to the pandemic. The additional measures include the following:
- Masks must be worn and are not a substitute for social distancing.
- We will have an employee looking in the beds/backs of vehicles to ensure only yard waste is coming into the yard. They will also record license plate numbers so we can keep track of number of users and repeat visitors.
- The number of vehicles permitted down in the yard at one time in order to manage “traffic” in the yard and how close the vehicles/residents will be while dumping.
- We will have employees in the yard to direct traffic where the vehicles are to drop off yard waste. They will maintain their distance from residents while also keeping an eye on what is being dropped off.
- We will have another employee operating the front loader to push the pile as it gets larger. This will help ensure an orderly process of where vehicles are dumping.
- Any vehicles with items not permitted will not be allowed into the yard to dump.