Bulk Trash Pickup

Bulk trash items are picked up the third Thursday of every month.  The pickup is free to residents who pay for Borough trash removal and can be scheduled by calling (610-543-4599) or emailing (swarthmore2@comcast.net) the Borough Office. Orders for pickup must be scheduled by the day before (Wednesday) at noon.  You must provide a list of the items you wish to have picked up.

Please note that no individual item may exceed fifty (50) pounds in weight. 


Please note that there is a maximum of ten items per pickup and the following items are excluded:   

  • Large quantities of construction material resulting from repairs and renovations to the premises.
  • House clean-out prior to moving.
  • Items containing Freon.  These items must be certified from the owner that the Freon has been removed in a manner consistent with applicable laws. 
  • Household Hazardous Waste and Electronics (including computers, laptops, computer peripherals, televisions, etc.) Look under the "Household Hazardous Waste/Electronics" tab for events when these items can be recycled.