Mulch and Compost

is available free of charge to Lancaster Township residents only, and is located inside the yard/woody waste facility. Absolutely no contractors will be serviced.

TRAFFIC NOTE:  Users of the facility must enter via the Elm Avenue driveway behind the Giant Store, and exit only via Maple Grove driveway onto Columbia Avenue eastbound. THERE WILL BE NO EXIT VIA MEADOWCREEK OR ELM AVENUE. ALL TRAFFIC MUST EXIT USING EASTBOUND COLUMBIA AVENUE.

After April 2, 2019:

  • Mulch/compost will be available for hand-loading inside the yard waste facility after April 2, whenever the yard waste facility is open, and on a first come first serve basis, dependent upon availability.
  • Mulch/compost will be loaded Tuesday-Thursday, 3:30pm to 4:15pm until May 30, and the first Saturday of each month (until June 1) from 8am to noon.
  • After June 1, call (717) 293-1733 to check on availability and loading times.
  •  All mulch/compost is untreated.