Garbage & Recycling
The fees for regular curbside service change from year to year based on the contract. The current contract runs 2018 through 2021 with an option year of 2022. For monthly curbside service, the monthly rates are as follows: 2018 ($20.20); 2019 ($20.81); 2020 ($21.43); 2021 ($22.07); 2022 ($22.73). There may be other fees you see on your bill relating to billing services. If you have questions regarding your bill, contact Waste Management and/or the Borough office. You will be billed every 4 months by Waste Management. If you pay for one year in advance, you can receive a 5% discount. If you are 65 years of age and older, you can apply to Waste Management by providing documentation of your age and receive a 10% discount. Please call Waste Management at 800-866-4460 to sign up for these discounts.
- Containers shall be placed by the owner or customer in the front yard or at the curbline or at a collection point specified by the municipality no earlier than 3:00 p.m. on the day preceding the day designated for pickup.
- The owner or customer shall remove or cause to be removed from the curbline and/or the front yard, and shall cause to be placed out of view from the street, the emptied containers; said removal shall be accomplished no later than 12:00 midnight on the day of pickup.
All inclusive of terms garbage, refuse, rubbish and ashes, including, but not limited to, all table and kitchen offal and waste, including cans or containers, broken dishes, glass and chinaware, together with all paper containers in which such material may be wrapped. The term rubbish, refuse and ashes shall consist of any and all items normally found around the household, and shall include, but not limited to: all items of furniture and appliances (Freon must be removed) plumbing and lighting fixtures, ceiling fans and general household hardware and fixtures that are not being disposed of as part of a remodeling, construction or demolition process.
Carpets, rugs and padding must be cut in sections no longer than 48 inches in length and securely rolled and tied. Residents must notify the hauler if more than 6 bundled sections are to be collected per week.
Learn more about Waste Management or contact Customer Service at 800-866-4460, or contact Household Hazardous Waste at 800-449-7587.