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Leaf collections begin in Blair County

As the leaves drop you have an option to help recycle them

The IRC Municipalities will be having fall yard waste collections for residents in the City of Altoona, Hollidaysburg Borough, and Logan Township.  Materials collected at the curbside will be composted or mulched at the IRC Compost Facilities, located on Blacksnake Road or Dunnings highway. Both the Duncansville and Buckhorn facilities will be open year around to the public for the drop-off of organics or recyclables and for the purchase of mulch or compost.

 

Municipal yard waste collections include the following organic material.  Leaves and grass clippings should be placed in paper bags and not contain other foreign material.  Please DO NOT use tape to seal the bags, simply roll the top down.  Bags over 50lbs. will not be collected.  Brush should be bundled and less than six feet in length and less than 3 inches in diameter.  Whole trees, stumps, and root balls will not be collected.  All materials should be placed at the curbside by 7 am.

 

In the City of Altoona prepared yard waste will be collected at the curbside from October 22nd to November 26th.  Collections will take place on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in the designated zone.  Visit IRCenvironment.org for the zone map. 

 

Beginning on October 15th through November 30th prepared yard waste will be collected throughout all of Logan Township.  Residents of Logan Township may also rake leaves to the curbside to be collected by the leaf vacuum.  The vacuum can only collect leaves.

 

Hollidaysburg Borough Public Works Department will be picking up yard waste on the East side of Penn Street and East side of the Borough on Mondays.  The West side of Penn Street and West side of the Borough will be collected on Tuesdays.  The collection began on October 1st and continue through December 4th.

 

Blair Township began fall leaf collection to residents on October 1st and will continue through November 12th.  Materials should be placed at the curbside by Monday at 7am.  Leaves are to be placed at the curbside in brown paper leaf bags, while twigs and branches should be bundled with twine.

 

Prepared yard waste will be collected throughout all of Antis Township this fall. Collections will take place on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays in the designated zone. 

 

Prepared yard waste will be collected throughout all of Allegheny Township this fall. Materials should be placed at the curbside. 


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