Trees, parks & the environment
Philadelphia Parks & Recreation’s Fairmount Park Organic Recycling Center allows businesses to dispose of organic materials.
For a tipping fee, commercial businesses can dispose of:
- Grass clippings.
- Herbivore manure.
- Wood chips.
NOTE: to help reduce the spread of COVID-19, all visitors must wear masks. Visitors without masks will be denied service.
Businesses that have registered to use this service.
Where and when
The Fairmount Park Organic Recycling Center
3850 Ford Rd.
Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Every other Saturday 7:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Upcoming Saturdays in 2020 include:
Commercial businesses must complete a registration form to participate in the recycling program.
Registered businesses will receive permits that restrict them to certain roadways for hauling materials.
Businesses need to complete the daily log-in sheet and waiver form.
All disposed materials must be clean and delivered separately.
The following will not be accepted:
- Plastic bags.
- Trash of any kind.
Recycling Center staff has the right to refuse disposal of any materials.
Forms & instructions
Recycling and composting documents