Greencastle's annual leaf collection program begins Oct. 18

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The Borough of Greencastle's 2021 leaf collection program will begin Monday, Oct. 18.

This color-coded map shows the pickup schedule for the Borough of Greencastle's 2021 leaf collection program.

Leaves will be collected by public works staff using a quadrant map of the borough. The schedule is:

  • Monday: Northwest quadrant, including North Washington Street, East Walter Avenue and West Baltimore Street
  • Tuesday: Northeast quadrant
  • Wednesday: Southeast quadrant, including South Washington and East Baltimore streets
  • Thursday: Southwest quadrant

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Details

Guidelines:

  • Leaves must be piled on the curb, away from light poles, mailboxes, vehicles or any impediment to the collection truck.
  • Leaves should not be placed in or near open storm drains.
  • Leaves should not be bagged or otherwise contained.
  • No tree limbs, logs or other yard waste will be accepted.
  • Children and animals are not to play in the leaf piles once they are collected.

If it rains, collection may be canceled and will proceed on the next scheduled pickup day.

The collection program will end once its determined leaves are no longer falling.

Anyone with questions can call the borough office at 717-597-7143, visit www.greencastlepa.gov or go to Facebook (Borough of Greencastle).