Borough of Columbia,  Lancaster County PA

308 Locust Street
Columbia, PA 17512
Phone: 717.684.2467

YARD WASTE PROGRAM 2022

As a mandated municipality with more than 10,000 residents, Columbia Borough is required by PA Act 101 to collect leaves and yard waste material.  Yard waste collection significantly reduces the amount of material taken to the landfill each year and increases the storage capacity and lifecycle of our local landfill.

YARD WASTE SCHEDULE

Yard Waste will be collected on Mondays for ALL Residents (Tuesday if Monday is a Holiday)

  • ¨ APRIL 4, 2022 - Yard Waste Collection BEGINS
  • ¨ NOVEMBER 7, 2022 - Yard Waste Collection ENDS
  • ¨ OCTOBER 17, 2022 - Leaf pickup BEGINS
  • ¨ DECEMBER  9, 2022 - Leaf pickup ENDS
  • ¨ JANUARY 14, 2023 - Christmas tree Drop Off 8am-12pm

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  • Yard Waste ONLY!! NO plastics, metal, dirt, stones, concrete, trash/rubbish etc. 
  • Must be in Bio-degradable paper bags or tied into manageable sized bundles. Bags can be purchased at the Borough Office for $0.75 or 3/$2.00
  • Yard waste facility will be open to residents only the 2nd & 4th Saturday of every month for drop-off. The 4th Saturday from 4/23 thru 10/22/22.  COMPOST will be available to residents the 2nd & 4th Saturday  from 8:00am-12:00 pm.  If you load it yourself-it’s free. If you want a scoop loaded, you must purchase a ticket at the Borough Office prior to the 2nd & 4th Saturday!