Trash Collection / Recycling
General Information

Trash collection is through Penn Waste, P.O. Box 3066, York, PA 17402, 717-767-4456

Trash collection is on Mondays. Trash needs to be out by 6:00 A.M.

New Residents need to contact Penn Waste to set up the service. Recycle containers can be picked up at the Township Office. Trash collection is not mandatory.

There is a recycle roll off located at the Township Building. Items accepted are:
Plastics: #1 – #7 containers & bottles with necks smaller than their bases.
Glass: Clear, brown, & green glass food and beverage containers.
Metal Cans: Aluminum beverage cans, steel food and beverage cans, and aerosol cans.
The following paper items will be accepted:

  • Cardboard boxes
  • Pizza boxes
  • Food boxes (i.e. cereal & jello boxes)
  • Paper towel & toilet paper rolls
  • Paperboard packaging (i.e. tissue boxes)
  • Office paper (any color)
  • Newspaper & inserts
  • Magazines & catalogs
  • Junk mail & envelopes
  • Paper bags
  • Phone books

All recycling at the Township building is for daylight hours only.

Option #1

Trash – 4 bags or cans
Recycling – Unlimited
Bulk Item – 1 Item per week
Rate for option #1 – $69.35 per quarter.

Option #2

Trash – Pay per bag
Recycling – Unlimited
Bulk Item – a bag must be attached to bulk item for removal
Rate for option #2 – $4.50 per bag, customers will be billed for 24 bags annually.

Holiday Collection Schedule

If your collection day falls on or after the following holidays your collection will be delayed one day unless the holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday. If the holiday falls on Saturday or Sunday, there will be no change in collection schedules. Prior to holidays, Penn Waste advertises the collection schedule in the York and Hanover newspapers.
The holidays they observe are:
New Year’s Day
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day