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Bagged Leaf Drop-Off Details

Bagged Leaf Drop-Off

For the duration of the program, bagged leaf drop-off will be offered city-wide, on Saturdays only at these 23 locations from 9 AM to 3 PM (except for November 24th). Please note that ONLY leaves are accepted in this program. Yard waste - such as brush and tree limbs - is not accepted.

Drop-Off Locations

1400 Cottman Ave. (Jardel Recreation) Northeast
15th & Bigler Sts. South 
20th & Hartranft Sts. South 
2900 Comly Rd. (Palmer Playground) Northeast
2901 Princeton Ave. (Mayfair Recreation) Northeast
43rd St. & Powelton Ave. West 
5th & Chelten Ave. (water reservoir) Oak Lane
54th & Woodbine Ave. West 
66th & Haverford Ave. West 
72nd & Buist Ave. West 
7231 Torresdale Ave. (Russo Park) Northeast
7901 Ridgeway St. (Fox Chase Rec.) Northeast
8101 Bustleton Ave. Northeast
American & Thompson Sts. North 
Broad & Christian Sts. South 
Castor & Foulkrod St. Frankford
Cathedral St. & Ridge Ave. Northwest
Corinthian & Poplar St. North 
Fisher & Ogontz Ave. Northwest
Graver Lane & Seminole St. Northwest
Upsal & Lowber Sts. Northwest
Washington Ln. & Ardleigh St. Northwest
Wayne Ave & Logan St. Northwest


A designated fleet of sanitation compactors will be positioned at the 23 citywide locations to accept bagged leaves. Crews will be assigned to accept ONLY bagged leaves and yard waste for the duration of the program. No household rubbish will be accepted with the bagged leaves and yard waste for drop-off.


Residents are asked to follow these tips for bagged leaf drop-off:

  • Residents must place leaves in large brown biodegradable paper bags. Using these bags helps eliminates the extensive process of ripping open, dumping, and disposing of plastic bags.
  • Never mix trash or other recyclable materials with bagged leaves. This contaminates leaves and makes them unfit for recycling purposes.