Trash & Recycling
Easttown Township contracts with a hauler to collect trash and recyclables from residential properties and apartment buildings of three units or less. Trash must be placed in covered containers and residents are allowed up to eight (8) 32-gallon containers per collection day.
2016 - 2017 Trash, Recycling & Yard Waste Schedule
Trash and recycles must be placed curbside by 6 am on your scheduled date of collection. The empty containers must be removed before 8 pm the day of collection. There is no service on New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. If a holiday falls on your collection day, trash and/or recycling will be picked up on Wednesday of that week. Bulk items will be collected on your scheduled trash day. For more information, please click here.
Wax coated paper or cardboard, any material with food debris, batteries of any kind, styrofoam of any kind, mirrors, window or auto glass, porcelain, ceramics, glass cookware & bakeware, microwave oven trays, drinking glasses, perfume or cologne bottles blue glass, plate glass, light bulbs (NOT CFL's - see Household Hazardous Waste Collection), Plastic containers not numbered 1 through 7, wraps and packaging, six-pack rings, motor oil bottles, plastic plates, cups and cutlery, and plastic shipping peanuts. Aluminum foil, plates, tubing, tools, machine parts, metal folding chairs and shelving can also be thrown in the trash. Also throw away paper plates, towels and napkins, food or grease-stained pizza boxes, colored-in coloring books, thermal fax paper, non-tearable envelopes and hardbound books. No coat hangers, wire, household items such as toasters, cookware, bakeware, electronics.
Place in the Recycle Bin: clear, brown and green bottles and jars. Please empty and rinse containers, leave labels on and remove neckbands and metal lids. Recycle plastic containers numbers 1 through 7 only, which includes most soda, milk, juice, water. and detergent containers. Empty and rinse and leave the labels on. Aluminum and steel recyclable items include food and beverage cans, emptied and punctured aerosol cans. Empty, rinse and leave the labels on. Aluminum cans can be flattened, if possible. Paper and cardboard including newspapers, magazines, tearable envelopes with or without a window, school and office paper, telephone books, corrugated boxes, shoe or gift boxes, clean food boxes (with the waxed liners removed), nonmetallic wrapping paper, orange juice, milk and cardboard juice containers, and paper grocery bags. Combine all recyclable papers, flatten or cut boxes to fit inside the recycle toter. Larger corrugated or cardboard boxes must be cut and flattened into 2' x 2' pieces.
Remember that it is Single-Stream Recycling and all your recycling can be tossed into the toter without separating. It can't get easier than that!
If you have a problem with trash or recycling collection, please call the Township at 610-687-3000. Please do not call Waste Management directly.