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Franklin Township: Annual Curbside Leaf Collection (UPDATE)

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Due to the mild Fall, Leaf Bag pickups have been EXTENDED THROUGH THE WEEK OF DECEMBER 18th, according to a township alert. 

Original announcement: 

All leaves MUST be placed in the 30-gallon biodegradable brown paper recyclable leaf bags.  LEAVES ONLY in the bags. Bags containing grass and/or other debris will be rejected. Bags need to be hand lifted onto the trucks, so please limit the weight of each bag to 25 pounds.

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During the months of October, November, and December, the bags shall be placed by the occupant or owner of any residential dwelling or structure at the curbside on days designated and specified by the Department ofPublic Works. At all other times during the year other than the months of October, November, and December, the owner or occupant of a residential dwelling or structure shall deliver the leaves in the biodegradable brown paper recyclable leaf bags to the convenience center, when open. 

Leaf collection dates:

Starting the week of October 30, 2017, and continuing through the week of December 4, 2017.  

Residents should place the leaf bags at the curb before 7:00 AM on Monday.  Depending on the workload for the week, leaf bags may be picked up on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesdays.

Leaves brought to the Convenience Center

Any brown paper recyclable leaf bag may be dropped off at the Convenience Center when open. Leaf bags cannot be emptied.  Plastic bags are not permitted. No bags should be left after hours.  No bags shall be brought to the DPW building at 40 Churchill Avenue at any time.

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