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,
Glass Bottles & Jars (ie: mayonnaise, canning, soda bottle,
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
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 special disposal.
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
- 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
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