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Fall Brush and Leaf Collection Dates

    Fall 2014 Brush Collection is scheduled for the week of October 20, 2014

Fall 2014 Leaf Collection is scheduled to begin the week of October 27, 2014


Please send your e-mail address to  manager@harristownship.org if you are interested in being added to our e-Newsletter distribution list for future brush and leaf collection updates.

***This is a one time spring/fall collection***

  • Brush must be piled with the ends of limbs laying in the same direction,
    preferably pointing in the direction of travel.
  • Mixed or tangled piles will not be picked up.
  • Maximum diameter of limbs is 8 inches.
  • Longer lengths of limbs are preferred.
  • Do not tie brush in bundles.
  • Stumps, old firewood and garden plants, ornamental grasses, and construction material will not be picked up.
  • Brush will not be collected from lots being cleared for construction purposes.
  • Maintenance crews will not enter private property.
  • Crews will spend no more than 20 minutes at one property.
    If your pile is too large to be chipped in 20 minutes, please make other arrangements.


**Please do not place in plastic bags***

  • Have leaves ready by 7:00 a.m. beginning the week designated above.
  • Do not place leaves on roadway or in drainage ways.
  • If desired, place tarp over leaf pile to prevent it from blowing away.
    Crews will uncover leaves and then place the tarp on your property.
  • Items for collection should be no more than 5 feet from curb.
  • Maintenance crews will not enter private property.
  • Brush and leaves must be piled separately.


For more brush or yard waste solutions please contact:

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The center is located 2145 North Atherton Street and can be reached by phone at (814) 272-0008.


Residents are also permitted to burn yard waste (note: residents are not allowed to burn leaves). Please see our
Open Burning Ordinance for rules and regulations. The Township requires that residents call the Centre County Communications Center to let them know that you are planning to burn at 1 (800) 479-0050.

Centre Region Refuse & Recycling Program: http://cog.centreconnect.org/refuse/index.htm
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