Trash and Recycling

Trash collection is handled by Waste Management. They can be reached by telephone at 1-800-869-5566.

Waste Manegement Website

Trash collection is on Mondays unless Monday is a holiday, in which case, trash will be collected Tuesday. Trash cans or bags should be curbside by 7AM Monday morning but no earlier than 4PM Sunday afternoon.

Residential Limits: Commercial Limits:
6 Containers or Bags 7 Containers or Bags
Total weight of 50 pounds Total weight of 50 pounds

Individual containers should not weigh more than 20 pounds – exceeding this weight can lead to additional charges.

Brown, green, and clear glass; aluminum and bi-metal cans; #1 and #2 plastics should be placed in the recycling bin without lids and caps alongside the Monday morning trash. Bundled newspapers, paper and cardboard should be placed next to the recycling bin. Recycling bins are available at borough hall.

Bulk Items

Bulk items such as refrigerators, furniture, etc., are picked up by the borough for a fee. Please call the Borough Office at (610) 948-3660 for a quote and pick up time. Please note: the borough can no longer pick up computers, computer monitors and televisions as a part of bulk pick up.

Yard Waste

Grass clippings, leaves, and twigs must be placed in brown yard waste paper bags and set at curbside for collection by the Borough. Separate the grass clippings from the regular trash. Do not mix refuse with the yard waste.

Note: All grass clippings must be bagged. The Borough will not collect loose grass clippings placed in containers.

All shrubbery and tree trimmings need to be bundled, tied together, should not exceed a length of 4 feet and be easy for one person to pick up. Place at curbside for collection. Please be sure to keep separate from the regular trash.

The yard waste material is not collected with the trash or recycling; it is a separate pickup and disposed of at our compost facility.

The Borough does provide a fall leaf vacuum collection program which occurs from the first week in October through the first week in December.

TV/Monitor Disposal

The Lanchester Landfill is accepting televisions, computers and computer peripherals. They may be brought to the Lanchester Landfill, 7224 28th Division Highway, Narvon (Route 322 West, Honey Brook). They will accept no more than 3 TV’s and/or monitors and they must be intact, not in pieces. There is no fee. The hours are Monday thru Friday, 7:00AM to 4:30 PM and Saturday, 7:00AM to 11:30AM. You must go onto the scale and let the weigh master know what you have. The weigh master will ask for identification.

Hazardous Waste Pickup Events

Chester County operates a number of hazardous waste events throughout the year. Click here to learn more.

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