TRASH & RECYCLING

EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2019


Trash & recycling is picked up weekly on Wednesday. All totes should be placed in the street or alley with handles facing away from the roadway by 6:00 A.M. Placing your trash & recycling out the NIGHT BEFORE pick up is recommended. If possible, allow four feet between totes and keep away from cars, trees and mailboxes. 
If a holiday falls on or before Wednesday, pick up will take place on Thursday. Holidays include: New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day & Christmas Day.

 REMINDER: OPEN BURNING IS NOT PERMITTED IN THE BOROUGH! 


 IF YOU HAVE ANY ISSUES WITH YOUR TRASH SERVICE OR PICKUP, 
 PLEASE CALL WASTE MANAGEMENT DIRECTLY AT 1-800-869-5566. 

 

Please do not put your trash and recycling out before 12:00 noon the day before pickup.

As recommended, put your trash and recycling out the night before.

On trash day, please remove your totes from the street and sidewalks ASAP.
 


 CURBSIDE RECYCLING 

All residents will use the provided yellow lid recycling tote for commingled recycling. Please do not bag recyclables. Place empty /rinsed items directly in the tote.    

*Recyclables can no longer be dropped off at the Recycling Center.       

                                       
Accepted Items:   
Recycling Guide
Glass bottles and jars, aluminum and metal cans, plastic bottles and containers #1 through #7 (lids removed), cereal boxes, junk mail, brown paper bags, magazines, newsprint, cardboard, cartons (food and beverage cartons such as milk, juice, soup, broth, etc. )


Do Not Include: food waste, plastic bags, polystyrene foam cups and containers, needles, tissues, paper towels, napkins & shredded paper.
How does single stream recycling work?  
http://youtu.be/_GP3JuiX5BY 

 

 TRASH REMOVAL 

All residents will use the provided green lid tote for trash. Each unit is allowed a maximum of (2) 33-gallon bags of your choosing in addition to or in place of the tote.


Accepted Items: 

All ordinary household trash and garbage and non-recycled materials. 
 

Do Not Include:

Tires, TV's electronic devices, bulk items and hazardous waste.

 LARGE BULK ITEMS 

The bulk tag program has been discontinued. Pick up of large items such as appliances, furniture, machinery or equipment, refrigerators, air conditioners, dehumidifiers are not included in your weekly trash service. Call Waste Management for their pickup fee or contact a hauler of your choice.

 LEAF COLLECTION 

The leaf drop off program has been discontinued. Per Waste Management, you may bag your leaves and place them out with your trash for collection. Each unit is allowed a maximum of (2) 33-gallon bags of your choosing in excess of your trash tote.

Consider composting your yard and food waste. Information is available at:

Guide to Home Composting (PA DEP)

https://www.dep.pa.gov/Citizens/RecyclingDisposal/Composting/Pages/default.aspx

 

 ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT RECYCLING 

TV’s, computers, monitors, etc. cannot be disposed of in the trash

or recycling totes. Please call Waste Management for their fees,

or visit the following websites for additional recycling centers:

 

Palm Business Center - (215) 679-4119

http://www.palmbusinesscenter.com

 

Montgomery County

TV's and monitors: https://www.montcopa.org/2019/Televisions

 

 

 

 

 

 

                    https://www.curbmyclutter.com/montcopa

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION 
This program is held by Montgomery County. More information can be found by calling (610) 278-3618, visiting their website at www.montcopa.org/637/Recycling-Information.
2019 Tire Collection Events

  For the annual Trash & Recycling Assessment, please have your 

  invoice available for reference. Be sure to include the Borough property 

  address you are paying for as well as the invoice #.  

  Cash, check, credit and debit can also be paid at the Borough Office 

  Monday to Friday 8:30am to 3:30pm.  

  Service fees apply for all credit and debit transactions.  

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Pennsburg, PA 18073

PHONE: 215-679-4546

FAX: 215-679-5140