Trash & Recycling
All refuse must be stored in durable, water-tight containers equipped
with handles and tight-fitting lids which cannot be larger than
thirty-five (35) gallons. It is recommended to mark your containers with
2) Each household may place four (4) trash cans
per collection day curbside for pickup. One bulk item per household will
be collected on the first Friday of every month.
Trash/recycling may placed out for collection as Noon the day prior to
collection and removed promptly or no later than midnight the day of
4) Trash collection remains every Tuesday and Friday. Recycling collection remains every Wednesday.
Yard waste must be placed in biodegradable bags for collection or
arrangements made with the Borough Garage for disposal. Please contact
the garage at 610-374-8605 to schedule an appointment between the hours
of 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM. The garage is located at 1st Avenue and Chestnut
6) Electronic items such as microwaves, televisions, air
conditioners, etc. will not be collected by the trash nor recycle haulers. These
items must be recycled due to hazardous materials. Please contact Berks
County Solid Waste Authority at 610-478-6362 or visit their website at www.co.berks.pa.us/swa for more information.