Leaf & Yard Waste

Yard Waste Collection

Upper Darby Township collects yard waste every week on your regular recycling day beginning Monday, April 4, 2022. Place yard waste in biodegradable paper bags or loose in trash cans without bags.

Yard waste includes:

  • Leaves
  • Garden residues
  • Shrubbery
  • Tree trimmings (4 inches or less in diameter and less than 3 feet long).

DO NOT USE plastic bags. Plastic Bags cannot be used to recycle yard waste and will NOT be collected.

DO NOT include grass clippings. Grass clippings are not considered yard waste and should be included with your regular trash collection.


Christmas Trees

Christmas Trees will be collected only on the designated recycling day for your area as listed in the calendar. Trees will only be collected if they are free of lights, ornaments, tinsel, tree stands and are NOT in plastic bags.