Monaghan Township, York, Pennsylvania

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.


RECYCLE GUIDELINES

COMMINGLED
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.
 

PREPARATION -
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 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 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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Monaghan Township - 202 S. York Road - Dillsburg, PA 17019 | Phone: (717) 697-2132 / Fax: (717) 795-0604 | Email:info@monaghantownship.com
Office Hours: Mon-Fri; 10AM - 5PM

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