Recyling • Trash Pickup • Storage • Commercial
Tree and Shrub Recycling • Hazardous Waste
Recycling will not be pick up on: Dec. 25, 2013 & Jan. 1, 2014
Recycling will be picked-up on: Saturday, Dec. 28th, 2013
There will be no trash pick up on:
May 27, 2013 July 4, 2013
September 2, 2013 November 28, 2013
Note: Containers, boxes, baskets, cans and bundles, shall be placed along the curb for collection not before 6:00 p.m. on the day prior to collection and removed not later than 9:00 a.m. on the day following collection.
Recycling will now be collected every Wednesday
WE NOW COLLECT ALL RECYCLES AT CURB SIDE:
- Glass, plastic, paper, steel, aluminum, bi-metal and cardboard.
- Plastic– #2 HDPE & #1 PET only with lids and caps removed and free of food residue.
- Steel, aluminum and bi-metal food and beverage cans. You can include empty aerosol cans & empty paint cans only. Please rinse out your recyclables.
- Glass all colors
Place materials; (except paper and cardboard) in one container. Paper and cardboard must be bundled separately
The borough is divided into 2 sections. Section 1 has trash pickups on Monday and Thursday. Section 2 has trash pickups on Tuesday and Friday. There is no trash pickup on Holidays. If your scheduled trash day falls on a holiday then your trash will not be picked up until your next scheduled trash pick-up.
Residents are allowed up to two thirty gallon containers up to 30 pounds in weight. We do not pick up building rubbish from building construction, street refuse, industrial refuse, dead animals, machinery or vehicles or parts thereof or such other waste materials as are not commonly produced in homes.
All trash, garbage or rubbish shall be contained in airtight, vermin proof containers, which containers shall be in an enclosed area and screened from view.
The Borough has established a program for mandatory recycling by all commercial, industrial and institutional establishments of glass, paper, steel, aluminum, bi-metal and cardboard where applicable.
Plastic– #2 HDPE & #1 PET only with lids and caps removed and free of food residue.
Commercial, industrial and institutional establishments must provide their own containers and contract for their own haulers to remove any recyclable items and provide the Borough with a written report at the end of each year with totals of their recycling efforts.
Tree and Shrub Recycling Program
The Compost Farm will be open the third Wednesday of each month from 7:00am to 3:00pm, January through September for leaf waste, shrubs and tree trimmings no wider than 4 inches in diameter and if bundled no more than 4 feet in length.
Residents and small businesses will be allowed to drop off the materials mentioned above, at no charge. Landscapers and large quantity generators are the exception. They will be required to be permitted to go over our scales. There will be a fee.
Delaware County Compost Farm’s address is 2300 Concord Road, Chester, PA 19013
Click here for information to restore tree cover in Southeast Pennsylvania
Hazardous Waste Recycling
Click here to download hazardous waste recycling schedules and acceptable products for 2013 or see the schedule below.
Saturday, April 6th Emergency Services Training Center
1600 Calcon Hook Road
Sharon Hill, PA 19079 (Darby Twp.)
Saturday, May 4th Marple Transfer Station
(WE WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTING HHW AT THIS LOCATION)
Marpit Drive and Sussex Blvd.
Broomall, PA 19010 (Marple Twp.)
Thursday, Sept. 12th Rose Tree Park
1671 N. Providence Road
Media, PA 19063 (Upper Providence Twp.)
Saturday, Oct. 19th Upper Chichester Municipal Bldg.
8500 Furey Road
Upper Chichester, PA 19061