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Category: Recycling & Solid Waste

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    Illegal Dumping Cleanup

    June 16 2020
    N. Bradford Street will be closed from E. Allen Street to N. Dauphin Street on Wednesday, June 17 to cleanup illegally dumped construction debris, furniture, TVs and other trash along the roadside. 
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    Bulk Item Curbside Collection Resuming

    May 11 2020
    The City of Allentown is resuming the curbside collection of bulk items effective Wednesday, May 13. 
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    Yard Waste Site Opens April 1

    March 30 2020
    The City of Allentown’s Yard Waste Drop-Off Site will open as scheduled on Wednesday, April 1 for city residents only.
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    Bulk Item Curbside Collection Suspended

    March 25 2020
    The city of Allentown is suspending bulk item curbside collection effective the week of March 29 until further notice as a result of the COVID-19 Disaster Emergency.
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    Recycling Events Cancelled

    March 19 2020
    The effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19 is resulting in some changes to the city of Allentown’s special event recycling programs.
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    City Awarded Recycling Grant

    January 21 2020
    The City of Allentown will receive more than $315,000 in a Recycling Program Performance Grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.
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    Christmas Tree Collection Schedule

    January 02 2020
    Christmas trees and other yard waste will be collected in the city of Allentown during the weeks of Sunday, January 5 and Sunday, January 19. 
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    Holiday Trash & Recycling Schedule

    December 23 2019
    The Allentown Bureau of Recycling and Solid Waste is announcing its Christmas and New Year's Trash and Recycling Collection schedule.
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    Yard Waste, Trash & Recycling Schedule

    November 21 2019
    The last regularly scheduled day for the city of Allentown yard waste site at 1401 Oxford Drive is Saturday, November 23 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
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    Public Works Announces Fall Schedule

    October 28 2019
    The Allentown Department of Public Works is announcing the fall yard waste and leaf collection schedules.
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