Green Waste Recycling Guidelines

In accordance with PA DEP Recycling regulations, we offer the following as a guideline to what materials are acceptable to dispose of at our Green Waste Recycling Center.

Important updates for 2023:

Beginning January 16, 2023, tipping fees will apply for any logs, clean wood or green-waste material brought into our yard for recycling. Customers will have the choice of paying a flat fee per year or paying a fee each material is brought in for recycling. For customers purchasing an annual permit, a special card will be given them to hang in their window. Clients with multiple vehicles can be given a permit card for each vehicle. Please click here to view our fee schedule.

We have also made some changes to the yard access hours. In the past, the yard was open 24/7. Unfortunately, we have had too many individuals abusing the wood recycling lot by dropping of trash and other unacceptable items. Most of those items were coming in after hours. Starting immediately, access to the recycling lot will be Monday - Saturday, 7 am - 5 pm.

Accepted Items

  • Tree / Shrub Trimmings

  • Logs (any diameter)

  • Branches

  • Any untreated / unpainted wood

Logs & Branches 6” or more in diameter should be cut into 6’ lengths.

Clean wood containing nails is acceptable.

Prohibited Items

  • Garden/Vegetable Plant Waste

  • Painted and/or Pressure Treated Wood

  • Railroad Ties

  • Plywood

  • Metal of all types

  • Plastic or Paper of any kind

  • Glass

  • Drink Bottles / Cups

  • Landscape Fabric

  • Christmas Lights / Decorations

Unacceptable items include, but are not limited to, the above mentioned items. Any loads of clean wood that include any amounts of these items will be considered contaminated. Individuals disposing of contaminated loads will risk losing their usage rights to this facility. Contaminated loads shall be disposed of at the Greater Lebanon Refuse Authority Landfill.


  • Cost:


    Standard Wood Recycling:

    Logs & branches under 24" diameter, clean pallets, & clean scrap wood

    • Commercial: $150 per year or $20 per load
    • Residential: $65 per year or $10 per load

    Heavy Wood Recycling:

    Heavy logs & clean stumps 24"+ in diameter

    • Dump trailers & single axle dump trucks: $50 per load
    • Tandem axle: $110 per load
    • Triaxle & semi dump trailers: $200 per load
  • Leaves and Grass

    Due to space constraints, we are not accepting bulk loads of leaves or grass clippings.

  • Hours:

    Drop-off times are Monday - Saturday from 7 AM - 5 PM.

  • Load Inspection:

    You are responsible for inspecting your load before and after unloading. Please take all unacceptable items along with you. Watch for any tools that may have been a part of your load. A digging iron going through the grinder with the green waste can do thousands of dollars of damage in one second! If you think you may have left a tool in your load, please call us so we can watch for it.

We thank everyone for their efforts to make this recycling program a success.