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Fall Leaf Collection Program for Ephrata Borough Residents
We're pleased to be able to provide a Leaf Collection Program that is convenient for you and better for the environment. As part of our program, Ephrata Borough residents will be provided with free biodegradable leaf bags. Loose leaves and leaves in plastic bags will not be collected.
2023 Collection Dates
As in the past, leaves will be collected on the same day as your recycling items.
If your recycling items are collected on:
Your leaves will be collected on the following dates:
|Monday||October 23, November 6 and November 20 and December 4|
|Tuesday||October 24, November 7, November 21, and December 5|
|Wednesday||October 25, November 8, November 22, and December 6|
|Thursday||October 26, November 9, November 23, and December 7|
We encourage all residents to mulch and compost their leaves. If you choose not to take advantage of this natural process, please use the following guidelines to prepare your leaves for collection:
- Place leaves in biodegradable leaf bags obtained from the Borough.
Note: Loose leaves and leaves in plastic bags will not be collected.
- Place your leaves curbside by 5 a.m., but not more than 24 hours before pick-up.
- Leaves only. Please do not mix refuse or other yard waste with your leaves.
- If you experience a delay beyond 24 hours, please call the Borough Business Office to report it.
Leaf Bag Pick up
Pick up your free bags.....
Day & Time
|October 7th, 2023|
(Rain or Shine)
|Grater Memorial Park|
8 a.m. - 11 a.m.
|Beginning October 9th, 2023||Ephrata Borough Hall|
124 S. State St.
|Monday - Friday|
8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
|Bags WILL NOT be available |
at the Ephrata Recreation Center.