The Borough contracts for municipal wide residential curbside trash and recycling collection, except for Apartment complexes. The cost for the collection is included in your municipal taxes. Additionally, the Borough offers a weekly residential curbside yard waste pickup.
Curbside collection of trash and recycling occurs every Tuesday. Trash collections begins at 6 am on the following streets: Perkiomen Avenue, Saint Lawrence Avenue, Prospect Street, Bingaman Street, N. Bingaman Street, Oley Turnpike Road, Beechwood Drive and Parkview Road. All other streets, collection begins at 7 AM. Typically, recycling collection begins after all trash has been collected. On occasion the hauler may run two trucks simultaneously. Please have all items at the curb for pickup by 6 AM.
Limit 3 - 32 Gallon Containers with Lid(s)
Limit 1 - Bulk Item:
Any more than one bulk item placed at the curb will not be taken. Any item refused by the hauler for collection must be removed within 24 hours.
The following are not allowed as bulk items:
Call the Borough office prior to placing item at the curb if you are not sure.
Residential curbside recycling is collected weekly on a Tuesday, unless a change is noted for a Holiday. Recycling pick up is single stream and residents can put out unlimited quantities each week. If your can does not have a recycling symbol, recycling stickers are available at no charge at the Borough office, please stop in at Borough hall, call the office or leave a message. If you are not able to stop, we will deliver the stickers to you!
Berks County sponsors numerous recycling services for residents through the Berks County Solid Waste Authority. Below are links to web pages or documents providing additional information on recycling opportunities. The County Recycling Center is located at 1316 Hilltop Road in Leesport.