2020 Trash and Recycling Update

UPDATE: Green Borough Bags will no longer be collected beginning January 13, 2019. Only the new orange bags will be collected beginning January 13, 2020.

Borough Council awarded the bid for Solid Waste & Recycling Collection for Years 2020, 2021, and 2022 to Waste Connections Inc.

• The price for Borough bags will be $5.85/bag. New bags will be orange with elastic reinforcement. When the changeover to the orange bags is made, you will be able to exchange any unused green bags at Borough Hall by paying the $2.10 price difference.
• The contractor will provide recycling bins to residents by April 1, 2020. The new containers will be 35 gallons and have a hinged lid.
• Recyclable materials include: plastic bottles and containers numbers 1, 2, 5, 7 (clean & dry), aluminum & steel cans (clean & dry), glass bottles (clean & dry), cardboard (clean & dry; broken down to no lager than 2’x2′).
• One bulk item per week.

We will be providing you updates and more details about the new contract in the coming weeks.