Curbside Yard Waste Collections Suspended Effective April 1st Forward

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, York City curbside yard waste will be suspended beginning April 1st and for the foreseeable future until normal operations resume. Please retain these materials as they cannot be mixed with trash and will not be collected. Do not place yard waste curbside or you may be cited.

During this time, the volume of both trash and recyclables has increased due to the surge of individuals at home. Therefore, efforts will be focused on the collection of trash and recyclables.

Trash collection is an important service and collectors are at high risk of contracting Coronavirus. Customers should place all trash in securely tied trash bags. You may continue to use trash cans, but you must ensure the trash is contained in a securely tied bag inside the can. This will reduce litter and help protect the collectors’ handling of trash.

The City’s Yard Waste Facility, which opens once per month, is closed until further notice. With grass-cutting season approaching, we encourage you to leave grass clippings on the lawn. If you must rake, be aware that grass clippings are considered trash. It will be mixed with trash and will count in your normal bag/can limit (6 bags/cans per collection).

Once this threat is mitigated and normal operations resume, the City of York will inform our residents
and visitors by press release and on the City of York’s website.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

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