Monday Garbage Collection

West Side of 6th west to Ruch Street, and ALL of Parkway West.

Tuesday Garbage Collection

East side of 6th east to Front Street, Cherry Street and ALL houses on Maple Street.


 Due to the Memorial Day Holiday, garbage pickup is pushed back one day the week of May 28, Monday is collected Tuesday and Tuesday will be collected on Wednesday. No change to recycling and yard waste

As  a reminder, ALL Collections MUST be at the curb line or property edge for pick up by 7:00 A.M. We cannot return to your residence a second time.  Borough Employees CANNOT ENTER YOUR PROPERTY to pick up your collections.  Garbage not out correctly will NOT be taken.

If you plan on any medium to large scale remodeling at your home, obtain a dumpster.  The borough sanitation department is not equipped to handle building refuse material.

Please check the condition of your trash cans and recycling bins and replace them if needed.  Cans should not have the bottom broken out or broken handles and should be able to be lifted within the 60lb weight limit.  Cans in poor condition or considered a safety hazard may be disposed of by the public works department.

To dispose of usable household items

Call American Family Services 610-435-1230 or
Good Shepherd Thrift Shop 610-776-8379.

Scrap appliances containing freon

Picked up by calling Marth's Disposal, ask for Roger at 610-262-9021.

Scrap Appliances - Metal

Anything that does NOT contain Freon will be picked up by borough employees - check the calendar or recycling page for each month's designated collection day. There is NO fee for this service, but you MUST call the office to register. This does not include TV'S. They are collected on electronics day, please see the electronics recycling page for this.

Larger Items

Included yearly with your trash collection fee, you are able to dispose of two (2) larger items, i.e. sofa, loveseat, dresser, etc at no additional charge, HOWEVER, you must call to coordinate this with the Borough Office. Each additional item thereafter is collected at a fee. For additional information, please contact the Borough Office.

Excess Garbage

Will be removed for an additional fee. For large clean ups or reconstruction, please obtain a dumpster from any disposal company. A dumpster permit must be obtained through the office at a fee of $10.00.

55 gallon drums

will not be picked up by borough sanitation employees, Tree branches and carpeting should be cut to 3 foot lengths and bundled.

Materials Not Accepted with Trash

Cement, brick, asphalt, dirt, stone, yard waste, tires, pressure treated wood, railroad ties, air conditioners, refrigerators, paint or flammables, asbestos, fire extinguishers, propane tanks, batteries, anti-freeze, motor oil, miscellaneous oils, unidentified closed containers, any hazardous materials.