The city Department of Streets’ leaf collection and recycling program will continue through Dec. 21.
Bagged leaf drop-off will be offered citywide on Saturdays, except Nov. 30, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 13 locations. Bagged leaves to be recycled at the specified drop-off locations will be accepted only in biodegradable paper bags. Otherwise, bagged leaves set out at the curb will be collected as trash.
Leaves can be dropped off at Jardel Recreation Center, 1400 Cottman Ave. (at Pennway Street), and Fox Chase Recreation Center, 7901 Ridgeway St.
Mechanical leaf collections will take place on Nov. 25 (Worthington Road to County Line Road, from Byberry Road to County Line Road); Nov. 26 (Verree Road to Bustleton Avenue, from Grant Avenue to Morefield Road); Nov. 27 (Morefield Avenue to Welsh Road, from Verree Road to Pine Road); and Nov. 29 (Welsh Road to Bloomfield Avenue, from Verree Road to Pine Road).
For more information, call Councilman Brian O’Neill’s City Hall office at 215-686-3422. ••