2019 Yard Waste Collection

Dallas Borough Announces

2019 Yard Waste Curbside Recycling

Schedule and Regulations


The Dallas Borough Road Department will begin weekly curbside yard waste collection beginning the week of May 14, 2019 weather permitting.  The weekly collection schedule will begin following the conclusion of the Dallas Borough Spring Cleanup scheduled for the week of May 6-11, 2019.  Residents are asked not to place yard waste recycling containers curbside prior to the beginning of the collection season.


The Borough Road Department will collect up to the equivalent of two 25 gallon recycling containers weekly throughout the season.  Residents are to have yard waste containers curbside by TUESDAY morning for collection.  Yard waste volumes exceeding the two 25 gallon container limit will not be collected.  Yard waste containing or including rocks, road cinders, ashes or animal waste will not be collected. In the interest of public safety, residents are reminded not to place containers or bundled yard waste within the road right of way.


There is a $25 annual permit required for residents to participate in the curbside yard waste collection program.  Residents may stop in the Dallas Borough Building during normal business hours, Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm to obtain the required permit.


Property owners with a larger volume of yard waste are asked to make arrangements with a private hauler and/or to contact the Dallas Area Municipal Authority at 570-696-1133 for the hours of operation for the yard waste drop off site on S.R. 118.


Dallas Borough is proud of the curbside collection yard waste recycling program in cooperation with the Dallas Area Municipal Authority and we look forward to providing this important service to our residents throughout the summer season.  Please call the Dallas Borough Administrative Office at 570-675-1389 with any questions pertaining to the curbside yard waste recycling program.


ACCEPTANCE OR REJECTION OF ANY COLLECTION ITEM(S) is at the discretion of the Dallas Borough Road Department personnel and Dallas Borough administration.

 

 
Spring Street Sweeping

** click here for String Street Sweeping info **

 
2019 EASTER EGG HUNT!!

Dallas Borough will host its annual Easter Egg Hunt beginning at 12:00 pm on Sunday, April 14, 2019 at the Kenneth Young Memorial Park located on the corner of Burndale Road and Luzerne Avenue in Dallas Borough.


Children ages 1-12 years of age who reside in Dallas Borough are invited to attend. Children will be able to hunt for eggs and have a chance to win a raffle basket.


For further information please call the Dallas Borough office

(570) 675-1389.

 

 
Spring Clean Up 2019!!!

Dallas Borough Announces 2019

Spring Cleanup Schedule and Regulations

 

Dallas Borough Council has announced the schedule for the annual spring cleanup to be held this year May 6th to May 11th at the Dallas Borough Municipal Building, 25 Main Street, Dallas. The hours of operation will be from 7:30 A.M. to 6 P.M. Monday through Friday and 8:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. on Saturday. Spring cleanup is only available to Dallas Borough residents.


Regulations will be enforced for the 2019 spring cleanup. Dallas Borough will require all residents to obtain an admission permit for the cleanup and the following fee schedule will be implemented:


  • Cars, small SUV’s, midsize SUV’s and mini-vans will require a $10 permit (unlimited entry).
  • Small pick-up trucks and full-size/large SUV’s will require a $15 permit (one trip per permit / three permit maximum).
  • Full size pick-up trucks, utility trailers and cargo vans of less than one ton will require $25 permit (one trip per permit / three permit maximum).
  • Large vehicles over one ton will require a $90 permit (one trip per permit / one permit maximum).

Proof of residency such as a tax bill or driver’s license will be required to purchase the necessary permit. Admission permits will be issued to the occupants, not owners of Dallas Borough rental units.


In an effort to avoid delays at the drop off site during cleanup week, residents are asked to pre-purchase their permits during Borough office hours Monday through Friday from 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. at the Dallas Borough Municipal Building. No refunds will be issued.


Residents are reminded that the Borough will not accept household garbage, recyclables including yard waste, toxic or hazardous materials, asbestos, large construction debris, paint/paint cans, batteries, electronics and ashes.


The Borough will accept a limited number of non-commercial vehicle tires at a fee of $3 for each tire.


Bulky furniture items and large appliances require an additional fee of $5.00 per item. All refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners, and dehumidifiers MUST HAVE DOCUMENTATION that all Freon and other gases have been removed.


ACCEPTANCE OR REJECTION OF ANY ITEMS is at the discretion of the Dallas Borough Road Department personnel and Dallas Borough administration.


Questions about spring cleanup should be directed to the Dallas Borough Administrative Office at 570-675-1389.

 

 
DAMA Community Shred Day

COMMUNITY SHRED DAY!!

DAMA has scheduled a Community Shred Day for Saturday, May 18th, 2019 at their compost facility from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.  They're also requesting folks bring a non-perishable food item that they will donate to a local church. 

 

See flyer here.

 

 
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