For your recycling needs, residents are able to drop-off at the Leigh County Collection site at 1400 Martin Luther King Blvd in Allentown. Click here for information
UPPER MILFORD YARD WASTE FACILITY
The Upper Milford Yard Waste Facility is located behind the Municipal Garage, located along Church View Road(5831 Kings Highway South). The entrance to the site is located along Church View Road, approximately 350 feet from the intersection with Kings Highway South).
Branches and other accepted yard waste materials can be taken to the Upper Milford Yard Waste Facility . NO STUMPS, these block up and break the grinder. NO Construction Materials
This service is strictly for UMT residents only; No commercial users or non-township residents permitted.
Hours of operation: (UPDATED as of 02/15/2022) CLOSED for the following Holidays – July 4th, September 4th, November 23&24
We will be implementing the new yard waste hours beginning Monday, February 21, 2022. The Winter hours will run from now until March 31st. The Summer hours will run from April 1st to November 30th. Please see below for list of hours. The Yard Waste Facility will be Closed all Holidays.
Summer Hours: Start April 1st end November 30th
Monday – 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Tuesday – CLOSED
Wednesday – 3:00 PM – 7:00 PM or Dusk
Thursday – CLOSED
Friday – 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Saturday – 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Sunday – 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Winter Hours: Start December 1st end march 31st
Monday – CLOSED
Tuesdays – CLOSED
Wednesday – 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Thursday – CLOSED
Friday – CLOSED
Saturday – 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Sunday – CLOSED
YARD WASTE COLLECTION PROGRAM
Upper Milford Township offers Township residents a fee based roadside yard waste collection program as a supplement to the Township’s Yard Waste Drop-Off site program.
The Township has a limited supply of single ground wood mulch, located at the Upper Milford Yard Waste Facility. Mulch may be accessed by three (3) methods:
1. UMT residents may load their own vehicles at any time at no charge.
2. Township personnel will load mulch onto your truck or trailer by the backhoe bucket. This service is $10 per scoop and by appointment only. Appointment hours are based on employee availability so please call prior to arrival. 610-966-3223
3. The Township Public Works Department will deliver mulch to any UMT resident’s property. The cost is $40 single ground and $60 double ground (when available) per delivery. Delivery provides 6-7 yards of mulch. Payment must be received at Township office prior to scheduling delivery.
SOLID WASTE , RECYCLABLES COLLECTION, DISPOSAL
Upper Milford Township does not provide centralized solid waste/recyclables collection or disposal. Following is a list of the current registered haulers:
Residential Hauler’s List:
Dumpstars LLC – 484-809-8193 Residential Trash and recycling pick-ups, clean-outs, junk removal and dumpster services
Waste Management Allentown – 1.800.621.2100 – Not Taking new Residential Accounts at this time
Whitetail Disposal, Inc. – 610.754.0103
Commercial Hauler’s List:
Advanced Disposal – 1.866.342.5497 & 610.261.4535
Chrin Hauling – 610.258.8737
East Penn Sanitation d/b/a Herceg Hauling – 610.759.6398
J.P. Mascaro & Sons Disposal– 610.434.2501
Republic Services Disposal – 1.800.342.5783
Recycling containers are available for purchase at the Township building. Cost is $8.00 per container.
Residential and Commercial:
Upper Milford Township regulations require each property within the Township to separate and recycle at minimum three (3) of the following materials:
Glass bottles and containers; aluminum, steel and bimetal cans; plastic bottles and containers; newsprint; high grade office paper.
Please contact your refuse collector for their specific program and requirements.
Phone books can be recycled by dropping them off at the Township office located at 5671 Chestnut Street, week days between the hours of 8 am and 4 pm.
Electronics & Appliance Recycling
AERC Recycling Solutions
RRS Responsible Recycling out of Kutztown has Local Drop off facilities.
Household Hazardous Waste
Click here for more information.
Upper Milford Township encourages the backyard composting of leaf and yard wastes.
Click here for more information and learn how to compost your materials.
RECYCLE! It’s the right thing to do!