Commercial Refuse

Commercial refuse produced in commercial establishments shall be collected at least once each week. Upon application of the operator of a commercial establishment, or if necessary to protect the public health, refuse produced in commercial establishments may be collected more frequently and a service charge imposed for such additional collections as fixed by the Township Commissioners.

Collection Standards

Mandatory Commercial & Institutional Source Separation Program

Recycling and Refuse

Trash and Recycling Collection

East Pennsboro Township has contracted with Penn Waste Inc. to offer trash and recycling services to the township. We are excited about our partnership with Penn Waste because they offer so many opportunities to create a green community within East Pennsboro Township. They provide a single stream recycling process that makes recycling easy than ever! Be sure to click the important links to the right to get the most recent information! The Township has a four bag limit for trash. The 32 or 36 gallon bags or cans must weigh no more than 60 pounds each. Residents may buy extra orange bags at $ 4.00 a bag if they exceed the four-bag limit. Bags can be purchased at the Township Building or by contacting Penn Waste’s customer service line at 717-767-4456. Penn Waste, P.O. Box 3066, York 17402. Bags can not be ordered on the Penn Waste website. Please be sure your Account Number is on any direct bank payment checks. Example: (8947-0), so that your payment is posted to the correct account. If you qualify for and receive a rent rebate, you will also be eligible for a 20% discount on your trash bill. You must supply a copy of your rebate check or completed rent rebate form to be eligible for the discount. Please call the Township Sewer and Sanitation billing office with any questions regarding refuse removal or payment at 732-0711 option 2. Based on Township Ordinance trash should not be placed out before 7:00pm the evening before your regularly scheduled pickup day and no later than 6:30am on the day of collection. Penn Waste has agreed to pick up one (1) bulk item a week under our contract. This will replace the spring Clean-up collection that we have had in previous years. Construction debris will not be collected curbside.

Yard Waste Collection

Penn Waste will also collect yard waste at your curb the 1st Saturday of each month through October.  Please click the 2019 Collection Calendar to view the schedule. Yard waste includes tree trimmings, shrubbery and any other organic landscape vegetation, except grass clippings and tree stumps. Fruits and vegetables and dirt and stones will also not be collected. For more information, call Penn Waste at 1-866-575-8720. The Township also operates a Yard Waste Facility to benefit its residents. yard waste and leaf & debris are recycled into mulch and compost at the facility. Click here for hours of operation and additional information. NO dumping is allowed at this facility because of state regulations governing the dumping of household material. Call Penn Waste at 717-767-4456 to schedule collection of appliances containing freon, such as refrigerators, freezers and air conditioners.