Services

WATER-SEWER-SANITATION RATES 2018

Sanitation
The entire borough receives sanitation services every Tuesday.  Bags for pick-up should be placed curbside no sooner than 6PM Monday evening.  Recyclable materials should not be placed in the trash.  Violators may be prosecuted as per borough ordinance.

SANITATION COLLECTION RULES AND REGULATIONS

  • Trash collection is composed of household garbage only.  Yard waste and grass clippings may be taken to the compost site located at the end of North Delaware Avenue.
  • The collector will pick up a limit of five thirty gallon bags (each bag not to exceed 40 pounds in weight.)  All containers must be secured and bags properly tied.
  • One large item per week along with your trash can be collected.  No white goods (washers, refrigerator, stove, sinks) or Freon bearing appliances will be collected.  Arrangements can be made for a separate pickup of white goods, please call COUNTY WASTE 570-874-3047.
  •  All waste must be placed curbside after 6:00 p.m., and no later than midnight the evening prior to the pick up date.  Garbage containers must be removed from the sidewalk area after sanitation collection is completed.
  •  Special Holiday collections will be announced as they occur.
  •  No tires, batteries or electronics (TVs, Computers, DVD Players, etc.) will be collected. No construction, demolition, or renovation debris will be collected.  The property owner or contractor is responsible for arranging separate disposal.  If necessary you may call COUNTY WASTE 570-874-3047, for pricing and pick up.

 ALL PROPERTIES, NORTH AND SOUTH SIDE OF TOWN, WILL BE COLLECTED ON TUESDAY.
There will be no other collections made during the week.

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Recycling
All glass bottles (unbroken), tin, aluminum, #1 & #2 plastics should be collected in a recycling container.
Newspapers can be bundled, boxed, or placed in a paper bag. Cardboard should be flattened and bundled.
Any loose paper and cardboard not bundled will not be picked up curbside.
PLEASE DO NOT PLACE THESE RECYCLABLES IN PLASTIC BAGS. 

Residents north of Sunbury street receive curbside recycling on the 1st & 3rd Wednesday of each month.

Residents south of Sunbury Street receive curbside recycling on the 2nd & 4th Wednesday of each month.

(there is no curbside recycling pick-up when there there is a 5th Wednesday)

Drop off center also available at the North Delaware Avenue Compost site for all recyclable materials.

PLEASE RECYCLE!

RECYCLING COLLECTION PROGRAM 2018

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Ash Collection
Ashes are collected throughout the borough every Tuesday and during the winter months also on Friday

(Friday ash collection occurs approximately from first Friday in January through last Friday in February)

Please note:   All ashes created, accumulated or produced shall be deposited in one bushel (15 gallon) steel tubs.  Any steel tubs in excess of one bushel (15 gallons) must only have one bushel full of ashes in each container.  All ash containers must be free off holes or rust.  Any steel tubs in poor condition will not be collected.

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Compost Site
COMPOST SITE HOURS
Monday – Friday: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
24 HOUR VIDEO SURVEILLANCE
Prohibited Items
Household garbage – Electronics – Appliances – Furniture
Accepted Items
UNBAGGED Compost – Recycling
NOTICE:
Gates will be locked at 5 p.m.
Anyone caught dumping; vandalizing; trespassing and/or stealing within the North Delaware Avenue Complex at any time will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.
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PLEASE NOTE: Ashes and Salt at our compost site are not for the public to take.  Please do not remove any of these items from the compost site. 

24 HOUR VIDEO SURVEILLANCE
Anyone caught dumping; vandalizing; trespassing and/or stealing within the North Delaware Avenue Complex at any time will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.