Seal of Forks Township
1606 Sullivan Trail / Easton, Pa 18040 / 610-252-0785
founded 1754

Public Works - Services

Forks Township Yard Waste Facility

2018/2019 Forks Township Yard Waste Site Hours and Regulations:

November 5, 2017 to March 11, 2018
Tuesday & Wednesday 8:30am to 4:30pm
Saturdays 8am to 1pm

March 12, 2018 to November 4, 2018
Tuesday & Wednesday 11am to 7pm
Saturdays 8am to 1pm

November 5, 2018 to March 10, 2019
Tuesday & Wednesday 8:30am to 4:30pm
Saturdays 8am to 1pm

There will be someone at the site during the hours of operation. Proper ID (Driver's License) will be required to show proof of Township residency to enter the yard waste site.

Should you hire a contractor to drop off any yard waste from your Township residence, they will be required to have a Yard Waste Drop Off Authorization Form that can be found on the Township website or picked up from the Public Works office located at 100 Newlins Road East, Easton Pa 18040.

The following items are prohibited from being dumped at the yard waste site:
Lumber, Pressure Treated Wood, Paneling, Pallets, Shingles.

If you have any questions or need a form emailed, please call 610-438-2670 or SKramer@forkstownship.org


Forks Township Tree Trimming Program
The Forks Township Public Works Department will trim the trees along Township streets as part of our program to maintain adequate overhead and curb side clearance and to avoid damage to Township trucks, equipment, School Buses and other motor vehicles.

The required height clearance above the street surface is fourteen (14) feet. The curbside or edge of the roadway will be trimmed back six (6) inches from inside of curb. We will do so to meet this requirement in compliance to our code found in the Subdivision and Land Development Ordinance, Section 175-56.


Street Sweeping Program
We will begin to remove all anti-skid material and accumulated dirt and debris as soon as the winter weather breaks. For the street sweeper to do an efficient job we ask that residents not sweep the material into piles. On their scheduled garbage collection day we ask that they set their garbage cans in the driveway or off the roadway so that the street sweeper can collect the material to the curb line unobstructed. The route will be one that is continuous and will address every Township Street so I ask the residents to please be patient. If you would like an update as to where the street sweeper will be working, you can call 610-438-2670.


Forks Township Leaf Collection Program
Forks Township offers the residents a leaf collection service. We will get around to everyone, so we ask for your patience during the process, as there could be a reason (Equipment Breakdown or Township Emergency) for a delay getting to your location.

Residents are asked to either pile or windrow their leaves along the curb line or edge of the street. It is important that only leaves are put out for collection as we use machines that run on vacuum.

Make sure there are no branches, rocks, or debris in the piles. If we see this type of foreign material in the pile, we will not pick it up.

Objects, such as branches or shrubbery, will cause the suction tube to clog and in some cases may reach the machine's impeller and may result in expensive repairs and down time.

If there is an inlet/catch basin in front of your house please try to keep the top of the grate free of debris.

In the beginning one machine is sent out once a week covering a specific route that takes it through the entire Township. This route will then be repeated weekly until the volume of leaves increases and a second machine is added and the Township is then divided in half with Sullivan Trail being the dividing line.

Collection will continue until the first week of December, and then trucks are fitted with snow removal equipment.

Please Note:
Any "bagged" leaves will not be picked up.
Any questions you can either call 610-438-2670 or SKramer@forkstownship.org


Tree Trimming Drop Off
The Township will accept tree trimmings from Township residents during the normal hours of operation located at 1051 Frost Hollow Road. The trimmings must be no more than four (4) foot in length and no more than six (6) inches in diameter.


Christmas Tree Drop Off
Residents may bring their Christmas trees to the designated area (will be marked) at the parking lot to the side of the Municipal Building from December 26th through January 13th OR to the Recycling Center located on Frost Hollow Road.







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