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Click here to access the Trash Schedule Map (Blue outlined Streets are Monday Pickup and Green Streets are Thursday).

PLEASE NOTE Collection will not occur on the following legal holidays: New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day or Christmas Day.  Collection will occur on the following calendar day.  Delayed collection due to snow or weather emergency conditions preventing collection service on the a regularly scheduled date will result in the collections being made on the next calendar day following the end of the snow or weather emergency. 


Bulk Trash Pickup:

Bulk trash items are picked up on 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 via email to Elise O'Rourke at Orders for pickup must be scheduled by 12:00pm on the third Wednesday of every month. Please note that when you call or email, you must provide a list of the items you wish to have picked up.  There is a maximum of ten items per pickup and the trash hauler will only pickup those items listed.    

Please note: Bulk trash does not include unreasonably large quantities of material resulting from major home renovations, repairs of the residential dwelling unit, or vacation of the premises. Additionally we are unable to accept:

  • Recycling
  • Yard Waste
  • Leaf Collection
  • Trash & Bulk Pickup
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