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Recycling Trash Pickup

Recycling & Trash Pickup

Waste Management

1-800-634-4595

717-243-1692


Year number 3 of the Contract = Tag-A-Bag (6 min/year) = $63.60/Year | Additional tags = $10.60 each | Toter Cart = $74.61/quarter

IMPORTANT: Please continue to bag all of your trash to include all trash that is placed in your trash toter carts. This will prevent loose trash on our properties and roads as well as inadvertent contact by our trash disposal teams.

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The current “Garbage Guidelines” can be accessed using https://www.wm.com. Customers should click on “Residential Services” and click on Garbage Guidelines in the drop down box. Under Pennsylvania the customer will then click on Dickinson Township.

BULK ITEM PICKUP: One item per week. Please phone Waste Management in advance of your scheduled pick up day at 717-423-5383 or 1-800-338-8971 to notify them of any large item disposals such as sofas, chests or mattresses or any Freon containing items such as refrigerators, freezers, air conditioners. These items will be picked up on your scheduled day.

Recycle Guidelines:
Will be picked up under a “single stream” method. There will be no need to separate your recyclables.

In case of inclement weather, please do not put out newspapers, cardboard or magazines. These materials can only be recycled if dry.

Curbside recycling service

  • Pickup once per week.
  • Recycling cart must be placed curbside the night before the scheduled collection day.
  • Acceptable recyclables include: Newspaper and Inserts, Cardboard, Kraft Paper, Paper Grocery Bags, Shopping and Lunch Bags, Paper, Paperboard, Cereal Boxes, Tissue Boxes, Paper Towel Cores, Tissue Paper Cores, Soda and Beer Cartons, Shoe Boxes, Magazines, Shopping Catalogues, Discarded Mail, Greeting Cards, Envelopes, Calendars, School Papers, Carbonless Forms Paper, Computer Paper, Old Phone Directories, Paperback Books, Aluminum Beverage Containers, Aluminum Baking Tins, Aluminum Food Containers, Steel Food Containers, Empty Aerosol Cans, Clean Metallic Lids, Glass Bottles and Jars, Plastic Soda & Water Bottles, Milk Jugs, Plastic Detergent Bottles, Plastic Bottles.

To contact Waste Management regarding solid waste and recycling services, please call 717-423-5383.

LIST OF UNACCEPTABLE WASTES

  1. Car or truck batteries
  2. Liquid wastes of any kind including waste oil, paint, insecticides, inks & solvents
  3. Tires of any size
  4. Aluminum foil, pie tins
  5. Motors containing gasoline or oil
  6. Tanks- welding or cooking
  7. Ammunition
  8. Dead animals
  9. 55-gallon drums
  10. Hospital waste*
  11. Industrial wastes of any kind*
  12. Asbestos*
  13. Contaminated soil*
  14. Yard waste
  15. Large quantities of fence wire
  16. Computer screens
  17. Fluorescent light fixtures & bulbs

* Hospital waste, industrial waste, asbestos and contaminated soils may be disposed of at landfill facilities only with prior written approval from the Pa Department of Environmental Protection (PA DEP) and the specific landfill facility. If you arrive at the landfill without prior PA DEP and landfill approval, your waste will not be accepted.

RECYCLE YOUR CAR – Your donation goes toward the Make-A-Wish foundation. Click HERE for more details.