TRASH COLLECTION AND RECYCLING
NEW TRASH HAULER'S CONTRACT
Effective October 1, 2007 Penn Waste Incorporated, has been awarded an
exclusive residential contract for the collection of municipal solid waste
for Monaghan Township residents. If you should have any questions, you
can call their office at (717) 767-4456 or (866) 575-8720 toll free. You
may also visit their website at www.pennwaste.com
for additional details.
Aluminum, Steel, Bimetal cans (ie: soup, vegetable, soda, cans, etc).
Glass Bottles & Jars (ie: mayonnaise, canning, soda bottle, etc).
Plastic Containers/Bottles #1 & #2 only (ie: 2 liter soda bottles,
milk, water jugs and plastic containers with 1 or 2 in the recycle triangle
on the container No plastic bags.
Empty - Rinse - Crush (except glass items)
Place recycle bin curbside the evening before your collection day. Remove
all lids and throw lids in the trash.
Newspapers bundle with string or twine in bundles
no more than 40 pounds or place in paper grocery bag - NO PLASTIC BAGS.
Lay bag or bundle of papers beside or on top of your recycle container.
NEVER - Mix loose newspapers with commingled items.
No window glass, drinking glasses, no plastic deli type containers, no
aluminum foil pans, no metal clothes hangers, no styrofoam.
Thank you for recycling.
HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE
Household hazardous waste is any material that
is toxic, flammable, corrosive or chemically reactive. Materials labeled
with words like "poison, danger, warning or caution" may need
Items such as usable latex paint, used motor oil
and oil filters, antifreeze, brake fluid, tires, auto batteries, button
cell batteries, and laser printer cartridges can be recycle at various
schools and private businesses in the area. York County Solid Waste and
Refuse Authority, 2700 Blackbridge Road, York, PA. 17402 will have more
information at their web sit www.ycswa.com or call 1-717-845-1066
Small quantities of latex paint is not considered
hazardous waste and may be disposed of with your regular trash collection
after using one of the following methods:
- Allow it to harden by taking the lid off the
paint can and placing it outside - safely away from pets and children.
Once the paint is dry and hard, the can may be put into the trash.
- Paint it onto newspapers, allow to dry, and
put paper and paint can in the trash.
- Absorb it mixing the paint with an absorbent
like sawdust, clay-based kitty litter or rags, allow to dry, and put
in the trash.
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