Waste Management

Yard Debris - Special Collection
(Now - 3/16/2018)

Special Collection will start Monday, March 5 and run through Friday, March 16th

York County residents who would like to schedule a yard debris collection following the recent Nor’Easter are reminded of the following information regarding the Yard Debris Program:

Acceptable material size for residential yard debris placed at the curb is 8” diameter and 10’ feet in length, however, VPPSA will accept residential and commercial yard debris deliveries containing material up to 24” diameter and 10’ length.

Please remember:

Loose yard debris such as grass, leaves and straw must be placed in clear bags.

Stumps, construction debris, and other materials CANNOT be collected.

Yard Debris Collections must be scheduled at in advance. Please call the Waste Management Division at 890-3780 to schedule a collection or by visiting the Customer Service Portal.

Residents are reminded not to place materials near mailboxes or fire hydrants, under power lines or near power poles, or over water meters, manhole covers, or invisible fences.

Individuals who wish to transport their own yard debris may bring material to the VPPSA Community Compost Facility located behind the Waste Management Center at 145 Goodwin Neck Road. Hours of operation are Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information about the Composting Facility, please call 259-9850 or visit www.vppsa.org.

The Waste Management division is responsible for a variety of programs and projects including disaster debris removal operations, garbage collections, and the transfer station operations.

Waste Services Manager Laurie Halperin has served as York County's Recycling and Beautification Coordinator since August 1997. She was appointed Acting Waste Services Manager in August 2015 and performs job responsibilities for both positions.

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