Yard Waste Facility

HAMPDEN TOWNSHIP YARD WASTE FACILITY

The Yard Waste Facility is currently open for weekday only operations from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  The facility will be closed on weekends, holidays and during inclement weather.

1. To use the facility, you must be a Hampden Township resident. 
2. Acceptable items include: shrubs (no roots) and shrubbery clippings and branches cut into 6 foot lengths and no larger than 12 inches in diameter.
3. Items which  are not acceptable include: leaves, stumps, grass clippings and all grasses including ornamental plants, garbage, bulk items, dirt, stones, bricks, construction debris, concrete, hazardous materials, charcoal, fruits and/or vegetables, bags or containers.
4. There shall be no dumping while the site is closed.
5. Please practice safe social distancing while at the facility.  Residents are also encouraged to wear a face covering.
6. Staff will not be directly monitoring the site during this time and residents are asked to adhere to the facility rules and regulations.
7. The site is not available for use by commercial businesses. 
8. Questions, please call 717-761-0119.


Yard Waste Facility Gate

In response to growing security concerns residents may find the yard waste facility gate closed during hours which the facility is scheduled to be opened. If you find the gate closed, please press the intercom button located on the left hand side of the driveway. The first available staff member will answer the call, request that you show your resident ID and then remotely open the gate. We apologize for any potential inconvenience this may cause.

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TANBARK AND COMPOST FOR HAMPDEN RESIDENTS
Orders will be accepted beginning Monday April 5 with deliveries to begin April 9, 2021

Township residents may visit the Yard Waste Facility which is open for weekday only operations from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The facility will be closed on weekends, holidays and during inclement weather. Residents may visit the facility to obtain Tanbark and Leaf Compost using their own vehicle. Residents also have the option of having Tanbark delivered, when material is available, to their residential property located within the Township. The cost for delivery is $100.00 for up to 8 cubic yards. A Release/Agreement Form must be completed and payment made at the Hampden Township Municipal Building by Visa, Mastercard or check payable to Hampden Township. The product will be delivered as soon as possible after receipt by the Township of the Release and Agreement Form and payment of the delivery cost. The Release and Agreement Form is available in a link below. Product will be delivered and placed only on the resident's driveway, not in a public right-of-way, i.e., street, sidewalk, etc.

Due to COVID19 operating protocols, the ordering process for 2021 will be as follows for the present time:

1. Residents may print the order form out and mail it in to Hampden Township, 209 S. Sporting Hill Rd, Mechanicsburg Pa 17050 with a check.

2. Residents may print the order form and drop it off with a check at the Township drop box located at the front door of the Administration Building at 209 S. Sporting Hill Rd.

3. Residents may email the Township the completed PDF form. To do this, residents will need to fill out the form and save it then email it to Hampden@hampdentownship.us.  If submitting the order form via Email, residents must call the Township Office on the same day and submit payment over the phone using a credit card. Orders that are not paid the same day they are submitted will be void.


Leaf and Tan Bark Order Form
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DIRECTIONS

On Wertzville Rd. going East towards Enola, turn right onto Technology Parkway off Wertzville Rd. Continue straight on this road. Once you pass Patriot News Drive, look for the second left. Take that left, it will lead to the Public Works Facility.
On Wertzville Rd. going West towards Carlisle, turn left onto Technology Parkway off Wertzville Rd. Continue straight on this road. Once you pass Patriot News Drive, look for the second left. Take that left, it will lead to the Public Works Facility.

  
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