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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

March to December
Monday and Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm
Saturday: 8:00am to 3:00pm
Sunday: Closed

Winter Hours
December to March
Tuesday's and 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.

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

  • Presidents Day
  • Good Friday
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Veterans Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Day after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day
  • New Year's Day

East Allen Township Residents, please observe rules for the recycling center drop off.

  • 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 $25.
  • Drop items in designated area ONLY or by direction of the attendant.
  • 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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