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5344 Nor-Bath Boulevard / Northampton, Pa 18067 / 610-262-7961

FRCA Compost Authority

East Allen Township

First Regional Compost Authority
6701 Weaversville Road
Northampton, PA 18067
610-262-1000
www.frcaweb.org

Spring/Summer
April 2 (Weather Permitting) - Late November
Monday: 8:00am to 4:00pm
Tuesday and Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 12:00pm to 6:00pm
Friday: 8:00am to 4:00pm
Saturday: 8:00am to 3:00pm
Sunday: Closed

Winter Hours
December 2017 - Late March 2018
Tuesday's & Thursday's 8:00 am to 3:00pm
Saturday 8:00 am to Noon

The hours are weather permitting
Due to the discretion of the Director of Operations, the facility can be closed at any time and even though the hours listed above are the regular hours, anyone who might want to take items for drop off or pick up should call before doing so, to avoid an unnecessary trip. FRCA - 610-262-1000.

If the facility is closed due to inclement weather, the Director of Operations will post the closure on WFMZ, Channel 69 News.

2018 FRCA Holiday Schedule
THE FRCA/Weaversville Site will be closed on the following holidays:

  • Presidents Day - Monday, February 19, 2018
  • Good Friday - Friday, March 30, 2018
  • Memorial Day - Monday, May 28, 2018
  • Independence Day - Tuesday, July 4, 2018
  • Labor Day - Monday, September 3, 2018
  • Veterans Day - Friday, November 12, 2018
  • Thanksgiving Day - Thursday, November 22, 2018
  • Christmas Day - Monday, December 25, 2018


East Allen Township Residents, please observe rules for the recycling center drop off. The 2018 Brush Permits are now available.

  • You MUST show your Permit ID - if you do not have an ID one can be purchased at the East Allen Township Building, Fee is $20.
  • Drop items in designated area ONLY or by direction of the attendant.
  • NO COMMERCIAL VEHICLES FOR PICKUP OR DROP OFF by residents.
  • Resident Drop off will take place by bag or container ONLY.

Click here for the Brush Permit Application

The FRCA reserves the right to refuse any grass clippings and sod based on the condition, the inability to transport the clippings, or if the processing center is at capacity. Limitations on the quantity of grass and sod delivered to the site may be imposed at any time and without notice. This site is under the attendants discretion.

    Items Accepted
  • Leaves
  • Natural Wood
  • Grass clippings- (Only accepted at the Processing Site located at 6701 Weaversville Road) The only vehicles the FRCA will accept when dropping off grass clippings is a private passenger auto, Trucks with either 6ft or 8ft beds or a small trailer up to 8ft.
  • Yard Waste – Hedge Trimmings, Garden & Plant residue

    Items NOT Accepted
  • Pressure Treated Wood
  • Manure
  • Construction Wood
  • Plastic Bags
  • Hay/Straw


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