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.

2021 Holiday Date Observed Rescheduled Wednesday
New Year's Day 2021 01/01/21  12/30/20
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 01/28/21 01/20/21
President's Day 02/15/21 02/17/21
Good Friday 04/02/21 03/31/21
Memorial Day 05/31/21 06/02/21
Independence Day 07/05/21 07/07/21
Labor Day 09/06/21 09/08/21
Columbus Day 10/11/21 10/13/21
Thanksgiving Day 11/25/21 11/24/21
Christmas Day 12/24/21 12/22/21
2022 Holiday Date Observed Rescheduled Wednesday
New Year's Day 2022 12/31/21 12/29/21
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 01/17/22 01/219/22

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.

Guide-Bulk Trash Price List

Map-Leaf Collection Zones

Map-Routes for Trash-Recycling-Yard Waste

Extra Trash Collection during the Holidays

Extra bags of trash will be collected on your regular collection day for two weeks at the end of December. These collections do not include bulk items. Check the calendar for specific dates.

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
  • Tires
  • Building Materials (lumber, drywall, paneling, windows, doors, etc.)
  • Asphalt
  • Concrete
  • Soil, Gravel, Rock or Sand
  • Medical Waste
  • Used Oil
  • Liquid Paint - see Household Hazardous Waste for disposal

Visit the Freecycle website for an innovative way to recycle unwanted bulk items or search for free items.

Christmas Tree Collection 2022


Christmas Trees will be collected curbside on your first three regular trash collection days in 2022.

Please do not place your tree in a plastic bag. All decorations and stands must be removed. Trees are composted by the Township.

*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.

Public Works Information


Yard Waste


Phone And Email Directory

Alessandrini, Ralph

Assistant Public Works Director (215) 643-1600 x3236/

Brown, Bernard

Highway Superintendent (215) 643-1600 x3806/

Fennell, Mary Anne

Administrative Assistant (215) 643-1600 x3233/

Fountain, Thomas

Township Engineer (215) 643-1600 x3372/

Frey, Craig D.

Sanitation Superintendent (215) 643-1600 x3807/

Gaul, Jerry

Fleet & Facilities Director (215) 643-1600 x3801/

Kunkel, Christopher

Public Works Director (215) 643-1600 x3336/

Smith, Jerry

Public Works Administrator (215) 643-1600 x3234/


Motor Pool Shop (215) 643-1600 x3804/


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