Chester Township is allowing residents to drop off garbage and brush at the Department of Public Works in order to ease the burden of the Hurricane cleanup.
The Township will keep a designated dumpster at the Public Works Garage on 65 Furnace Road thru Nov. 17 from 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
"We had to keep the hours restricted to when we could have someone posted at the dumpster so things that didn't belong in there wouldn't end up in there," said Chester Township Administrator Carol Isemann.
Residents who have tree debris as a result of Hurricane Sandy are permitted to place tree limbs/branches (no larger than 4" in diameter) curbside and the Dept. of Public Works will pick them up until Dec. 15.
Residents or landscapers working for residents of Chester Township may drop off at the DPW Garage Monday thru Friday, 7:00 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. The DPW Garage will be open every Saturday up to Dec. 8 to drop off debris until 3:00 p.m. as well. No limbs larger than 4" in diameter will be accepted.
Chester Township Mayor Bill Cogger stressed that residents didn't need to be there to drop off the brush.
"If you have a service or landscaper they can drop it off for you," Cogger said. "You don't have to be riding in the back of the truck."