Household trash is collected once each week. Place your wheeled refuse cart (making sure it is at least four feet (4') away from obstructions such as utility poles, mailboxes, cars, refuse carts, recycling carts, etc.) Please do not put trash out more than one day ahead of schedule and retrieve your can/cart that same day.
HOLIDAY TRASH/RECYCLING/YARD WASTE SCHEDULE
If your trash/recycling day or yard waste day falls on a holiday, your trash/recycling collection or yard waste collection will be scheduled for the Wednesday of that same week.
|2019 Holiday||Date Observed||Rescheduled Wednesday|
|New Year's Day 2019||01/01/19||01/02/19|
|Martin Luther King, Jr. Day||01/21/19||01/23/19|
|2020 Holiday||Date Observed||Rescheduled Wednesday|
|New Year's Day 2020||01/01/20||----|
|Martin Luther King, Jr. Day||01/20/20||01/22/20|
Bulk trash, Additional Trash and Cardboard will not be collected on Wednesdays during weeks with Holidays.
Trash Collection Brochures, Map of Collection Routes and Bulk Trash Price List.
EXTRA TRASH PICK-UP PROGRAM
Extra bags of trash will be picked up on your regular trash day during the weeks of December 24, 2018 & December 31, 2018. These collections do not include bulk items.
Additional trash collection is also available on Wednesdays in non-holiday weeks. A $10 fee is charged to empty the brown cart. Call (215) 643-1600, extension "0", Monday-Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm to schedule pick up and arrange for payment or request pick up online using the Township's online store.
ADDITIONAL TRASH TOTER PROGRAM
You can order and pay for an additional brown trash toter through the receptionist at (215) 643-1600 x "0". There is a one time fee of $250 for a 95 gallon toter or $200 for a 65 gallon toter.
BULK TRASH PICK-UP PROGRAM (Wednesdays Only)
All appliances, furniture, carpet, and other "bulk" items must be scheduled with the Township Receptionist for bulk trash pick-up by noon on Tuesday. Call (215) 643-1600, extension "0", Monday-Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm for restrictions, fees and scheduling information or request bulk trash pickup online using the Township's online store.
Old Corrugated Cardboard (OCC) will be picked up at no charge. Schedule pick-up using Township's "Call In" system used for the Wednesday Bulk Trash Pick-up. Call (215) 643-1600, extension "0", Monday-Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm for scheduling information or request cardboard pickup online using the Township's online store. Flatten & tie with twine, and place cardboard at curb Tuesday night. As with the other Wednesday on call programs, OCC will not be picked up during weeks with Holidays. See Cardboard Recycling for all OCC disposal options.
Bulk Trash Pick-up will not be collected during weeks with Holidays.
The following items will not be collected with your regular trash:
- Yard Waste
- Bulk Trash - please schedule with the Township for Wednesday pick-up.
- Televisions, Computers - see Household Hazardous Waste/Electronic Waste for disposal
- Household Hazardous Waste - See web site or call Township Receptionist for drop-off area information.
- Auto Parts
- Building Materials (lumber, drywall, paneling, windows, doors, etc.)
- Soil, Gravel, Rock or Sand
- Medical Waste
- Used Oil
- Liquid Paint - see Household Hazardous Waste for disposal
CHRISTMAS TREE COLLECTION 2020
- Place trees at curbside. Do not place trees in plastic bags. All decorations and stands must be removed.
- Trees will be collected North of Susquehanna Road on Wednesday, January 8, 2020.
- South of Susquehanna Road will be collected on Wednesday, January 15, 2020.
- Any remaining will be collected on Wednesday, January 29, 2020.
*All Christmas trees are taken to the township compost site.
Information is subject to change, due to various conditions.
Questions? Call the Public Works Department at (215) 643-1600 x 3233.