Hours of Operation: Monday thru Friday, 7:00am – 3:30pm
About the Department
The Refuse and Recycling Department is responsible for collection and disposal of all the Borough’s curbside trash and recycling.
- We recycle around 1,000 tons of yard waste every year.
- We landfill around 2,500 tons of trash every year.
- We recycle around 760 tons of paper/cardboard/plastic/glass/aluminum a year.
- In 2015, the Borough recycled almost 7 tons of electronic waste.
Schedules and Rates:
- 2017 Fall Leaf Collection & 2018 Spring Tree Limb Collection Schedule (PDF)
- Final Leaf Collections for 2017:
- Monday, December 4 – North Side Final Collection (All leaves must be out by 7 am this day)
- Tuesday, December 5 – North Side, if needed
- Thursday, December 7 – South Side Final Collection (All leaves must be out by 7 am this day)
- Friday, December 8 – South Side, if needed
- 2017 Refuse & Recycling Schedule (PDF)
- 2018 Refuse & Recycling Schedule (PDF)
- Dumpster Rental and Purchase Rates (PDF)
- Bulk Item Rates (PDF)
- Berks County Solid Waste Authority Special Waste Collections