TRASH AND RECYCLING
ALL HOUSEHOLDS ARE LIMITED TO A TOTAL OF 6 BAGS/CANS PER WEEK.
THE 6 BAGS INCLUDE REGULAR HOUSEHOLD TRASH, YARD WASTE AND GRASS.
THIS DOES NOT INCLUDE LEAVES
CHRISTMAS TREES ARE PICKED UP
BY THE BOROUGH PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT
PLEASE PLACE THEM OUT FOR COLLECTION
AT YOUR REGULAR TRASH COLLECTION LOCATION
- LEAVES ARE COLLECTED SEPARATELY -
BY THE BOROUGH PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT - AS THEIR SCHEDULE ALLOWS
They try to collect leaves on the day AFTER
the scheduled trash collection day
YARD WASTE CAN ALSO BE DISPOSED OF AT OUR
KING STREET RECYCLING CENTER.
KING STREET IS OPEN WEDNESDAY FROM 2 TO 5 PM AND
SATURDAY FROM 8 AM TO NOON.
Yard waste can also be taken to
The First Regional Compost Authority (FRCA)
This regional compost site is located at
6701 Weaversville Road
(across from Colony Drive)
in Allen Township
NORTHAMPTON COUNTY DOCUMENT SHREDDING -
NORTHAMPTON COUNTY HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION -
NORTHAMPTON COUNTY ELECTRONICS RECYCLING COLLECTION EVENTS -
GLASS Clear, amber and green from beverage and food jars
PLASTIC PET/PETE (1), HDPE (2), V (3), LDPE (4), PP (5), PS (6), and OTHER (7)
ALUMINUM, STEEL & BI-METAL CANS Beverage and food cans
NEWSPAPER & CARDBOARD
REMEMBER - Place your container at the curb on your scheduled collection day.
LARGE BULK ITEMS - One bulk item may be placed out per week on trash pickup day. Call Advanced Disposal (610-440-3700) with any questions. Freon must be removed from refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners and dehumidifiers by an appliance dealer or refrigeration mechanic and the appliance marked with a sticker (Federal law.)
Televisions that are in working condition can be donated to the Salvation Army.
Call 1-800-SATRUCK (1-800-728-7825)
Do not place recyclables in plastic bags.
NEED A SECOND BIN? Please contact the Municipal Office.
KING STREET DROP OFF CENTER Recyclable items may be dropped off at the King Street Recycling Center. In addition to the items listed, leaves, yard waste (not grass), Christmas trees and clean fill may be brought to the Recycling Center. Also, two tires per household may be dropped off. The tires must be dry, off the rim and cannot exceed sixteen-inches.
The Center is opened every Saturday from 8:00 A.M. until 12:00 noon.
The Center is opened on every Wednesday from 2:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. - during Eastern Standard Time. The Center is opened every Wednesday from 4:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. - during Daylight Savings Time.
FIRST REGIONAL COMPOST AUTHORITY - Northampton Borough is a member. This regional compost site is located at 6701 Weaversville Road (across from Colony Drive) in Allen Township. The Winter (November to April) Hours are: Tuesday & Thursday 8 A.M. to 3 P.M. and Saturday 8 A.M. to Noon. The Summer (April to November) Hours are: Monday 8 A.M. to 4 P.M., Thursday Noon to 6:00 P.M., Friday 8 A.M. to 4 P.M. and Saturday 8 A.M. to 3 P.M. Grass clippings are accepted. They are closed on Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Eve, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas, and New Year's Eve, and New Year's Day. www.frcaweb.org
NEED A PLACE TO DISPOSE OF NON-RECYCLABLES? - AERC Recycling Solutions offers a residential drop-off program. Check out their brochure. Also you can check the website www.earth911.com and enter your zip code at the Recycle Search tab. You should find a list of places which will accept most items.