Curbside Collection & Compost Facility

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Curbside Collection

These services do not require an appointment or additional fees. Residents who choose to participate should have their yard waste prepared as instructed and curbside by 7:00 a.m. the day of collection. If a collection day falls on a holiday, crews will operate the following day.

If weather is uncooperative or time does not permit route completion, crews will resume the next available day. Likewise, when snow is in the forecast, use your best judgement when placing items out for collection. Crews will not remove covered or buried waste. opens in a new window2021 Maileropens PDF file

**Curbside collection services cannot be conducted on Gravel Hill Road, Route 422, South Forge Road from Park Drive south to the Township Line, or any streets that have not been dedicated to the Township.

Tree Trimmings & Christmas Trees

First Monday of every month for 2021:

  • January 4
  • January 18
  • February 1
  • March 1
  • April 5
  • May 3
  • June 7
  • July 6
  • August 2
  • September 7
  • October 4

Crews will collect branches from one (1) to three (3) inches in diameter, of any length, as well as small shrubs. As long as the thickest part of a branch falls within diameter limitations, there is no need to trim further. Do not commingle branches with any other yard waste or debris, and remove any root balls. Items will be tagged and left behind if they are not within the realms of the  opens in a new windowpolicyopens PDF file . See the Compost Facility for alternate disposal of other yard waste.
*This program was established to assist residents with minimal work, not to interfere with free enterprise. Therefore, waste created by a commercial entity will not be taken. If you have a tree removed, the waste must be disposed of elsewhere.

Do not put branches in the street! Place them along the front curb line with the cut ends angled in the direction of traffic. Do not tie or contain these items in any way. Please keep piles far enough from parked cars, intersections, and other roadway obstructions for crews to access the trimmings with ease.

Place Christmas trees curbside for any one of these collection days. Trees must be free of any wires, ornaments and other attachments to be collected.


Residents should place leaves in the street, along the curb-line in long narrow piles between three (3) to four (4) feet wide. Residents that do not have a curb should keep them on the property but as close to the roadway as possible without interfering with traffic. Please leave space for any rainwater to flow to catch basins and remove any leaves that have migrated to prevent clogging or reduce the potential for localized flooding. Piles should be at least 15 feet from parked cars, intersections, and basketball nets to allow equipment space to operate.

Remove all sticks, pine cones, nuts, etc. from your leaves as these items can damage the equipment. Tarps should be removed by 7:00 a.m. on the morning of your collection day.

Find your location within the map below.

Map of North Londonderry Township, sectioned areas for Leaf pick-up

Orange, Monday – Residents north of Route 422 & south of Route 422, east of South Forge Road

Tan, Wednesday – Residents south of Route 422, between South Forge Road & Campbelltown Road

Green, Friday – Residents south of Route 422, west of Campbelltown Road

Compost Facility

The North Londonderry Township Compost Facility is an organic recycling center that processes green and brown yard waste. Our staff then manufactures the yard waste into organic compost and mulch products available for sale to the public.

The Compost Facility accepts an array of yard waste including grass clippings, garden residue, leaves, and tree/shrub trimmings. Please see our opens in a new windowRules and Regulationsopens PDF file for a more in depth list. The site is open only to North Londonderry Township residents who have paid the annual $35 membership fee. This fee is not prorated. Access will be granted from the time of payment until the end of the year.

This facility is for residential use ONLY. Commercial services must find another outlet for disposal as our site is for residents who are performing routine yard maintenance.

Yard waste may be transported to the site by any means necessary, but be sure not to leave anything behind (containers, tarps, garbage, etc.).

Mulch Products

100% Organic Matter
Composted and Screened Yard Waste
*Registered with PA Dept. of Agriculture

100% Organic Matter
Brush and Branches
Processed and Aged

100% Organic Matter
Brush and Branches

Mulch products are available to the public for purchase. Anyone interested in these products should act fast because they are sold on a first-come-first-serve basis. Products may be purchased and loaded by an individual (must provide their own hand tools) during regular office hours. Most Fridays the Township allows one crew member to stay behind and load trucks and trailers with the Township loader between the hours of:

2 Yard Cubic Load………………$12.00
30 Gallon Container……………..$2.00
5 Gallon Bucket……………………$0.35

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