Recycling & Trash


Trash and recycling must be put out after 6:00pm the night before pick up or by 7:00am the morning of your trash day to guarantee  your trash is picked up.

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.

Attention residents of Glenolden: The Borough was informed that effective immediately recyclable materials must be loose in a can dedicated to recycling. 

  • The trash haulers will no longer take any recycling material that is in plastic bags. 
  • All type of plastic bags is considered non-recyclable and must be put in with your regular trash.
  • The Blue Mountain recycling facility will no longer accept any recycling with plastic bags mixed in. 
  • If your recycling is not picked up please check it for plastic bags and remove them and place them in with your regular trash.
  • Pizza boxes are not recyclable so they must be placed in your regular trash