​​​Berks County, Pennsylvania

Borough Office
3540 St Lawrence Ave
Reading PA 19606-2372

​610-779-1430

stlawboro@ptd.net

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Borough of St. Lawrence

WEEKLY PICKUPS - WEATHER PERMITTING*

NO PICKUP THE WEEK OF CHRISTMAS OR NEW YEARS

IF PICKUP IS CANCELLED, THE WEBSITE WILL BE POSTED

*WEATHER PERMITTING - EXCESSIVE WIND, LIGHTENING STORMS, SNOW ON THE GROUND OR A SNOW EMERGENCY DECLARED OR CONDITIONS HAZARDOUS FOR BOROUGH EMPLOYEES

NO YARD WASTE PICKUP CHRISTMAS OR NEW YEAR WEEK....CHRISTMAS TREES WILL BE PICKED UP ON YARD WASTE PICKUP DAYS...PLEASE REMOVE ALL DECORATIONS...ALSO, YOU MUST CALL THE OFFICE (BY 9 AM THE DAY OF PICKUP) OR THE YARD WASTE PICKUP LINE @610-401-0568 TO BE ADDED TO THE LIST FOR THAT WEEK OR WHEN CALLING THE YARD WASTE LINE (STATE ADDRESS, STATE WHAT IS TO BE PICKED UP ALONG WITH QUANTITY)...Must place all pickups curbside (NOT IN THE STREET) by 9 AM on day of collection - weather permitting....

INFORMATION AND REQUIREMENTS

BEGINNING MONDAY, OCTOBER 7th - YARD WASTE PICKUP PERMANENTLY MOVES TO A MONDAY- AS ALWAYS WEATHER PERMITTING....
  1. PAPER RECYCLE BAGS REQUIRED. PLASTIC BAGS WILL BE LEFT AT THE CURB.
  2. ONLY VEGETATIVE YARD WASTE MAY BE PLACED FOR PICKUP.  ANY VIOLATION WILL RESULT IN BEING PERMANENTLY REMOVED FROM THE PICKUP LIST.
  3. BUNDLED BRANCHES 4' IN LENGTH OR LESS AND ABLE TO BE PICKED UP BY ONE PERSON AND NOT FALL APART MAY BE PLACED FOR PICKUP.  LIMIT OF 3 BUNDLES UNLESS YOU HAVE APPROVAL FROM THE BOROUGH OFFICE.
  4. EXCESSIVE QUANTITIES OF YARD WASTE WILL NOT BE PICKED UP WITHOUT PRIOR APPROVAL AND SCHEDULING WITH THE BOROUGH OFFICE
  5. DO NOT PLACE ANY BAGS, BUNDLES OR ANY OTHER VEGETATION IN THE STREET.
  6. CALL THE BOROUGH OFFICE @ 610-779-1430 BY 9 AM ON THE MORNING OF PICKUP TO BE ADDED TO THE LIST
  7. YOU MAY CALL AND LEAVE A MESSAGE 24/7 ON THE ANSWERING SYSTEM - DIRECT PHONE NUMBER FOR YARD WASTE PICKUP - 610-401-0568
  8. DO NOT EMAIL THE OFFICE TO BE PLACED ON THE PICKUP LIST
  9. NO PICKUP OCCURS THE WEEKS OF CHRISTMAS & NEW YEAR
  10. MUST BE PLACED CURBSIDE BY 9 AM ON DAY OF PICKUP

​2020 CHRISTMAS TREE PICKUP

JANUARY 6th  & 13th - Weather Permitting

YOU MUST CALL THE BOROUGH OFFICE OR THE YARD WASTE PICKUP LINE TO BE PLACED ON THE PICKUP LIST - PLEASE LEAVE YOUR ADDRESS AND PICKUP DAY


YOU MUST REMOVE ALL DECORATIONS FROM THE TREE (LIGHTS, GARLAND, TINSEL, BALLS, ETC.)

2019/2020 CURBSIDE YARD WASTE

AND LEAF COLLECTION PROGRAM