Posted by Jolene Nieves on November 04, 2016 at 12:07 PM
Mechanical leaf collection is available in areas with a high volume of leaves from Monday, November 7 through Saturday, December 17. To see if mechanical leaf collection is available in your area, check out the Philadelphia Streets Department's website or call at 215-686-5560.
Mechanical collection and bagged collection will occur rain or shine except in the case of extreme weather.
Bagged leaf drop-offs will be available at the following NE Philly locations on Saturdays from 9am-3pm from November 19 through December 17 (except November 26):
- Jardel Rec. Center (1400 Cottman Ave.; Pennyway and Cotton);
- Mayfair Rec. Center (2901 Princeton Ave.);
- Fox Chase Rec. Center (7901 Ridgeway St.);
- 8101 Bustleton Ave.;
- Palmer Playground (2900 Comly Road); and
- Russo Park (7231 Torresdale Ave.).
Additionally, leaves will only be accepted in biodegradable bags. Do not mix trash or recycling with leaves. Leaves set curbside will picked up as trash, NOT recycling.