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Trash Pickup (Regular Household Trash Only)

  • Monday – 1st Ward
  • Tuesday – 2nd & 4th Ward
  • Wednesday – 3rd, 5th, and “Patch” area of 6th Ward (bordered by W. Grove & Larch St between Blakely St & Adams Ave.)
  • Thursday – 6th Ward

2023-Calendar-scaled.jpg*We will not be mailing out the calendars this year, you may request one by using the contact information on the website or call the Borough Bldg and leave a message on the DPW line, ext. 3.  


**NOTICE** – We do not pick up electronics, freezers, refrigerators, dehumidifiers, air conditioners, tires, batteries, construction debris, or hazardous waste.

Recycling Information

The Lackawanna County Recycling Center

We do not have any more recycling cans at the borough building. All glass, plastic and cans may be put in any open container for collection on the appropriate day. Newspapers and cardboard should be bundled and tied or put into a shallow open cardboard box on the appropriate Friday for your ward.

Yard Waste Information

  • Yard Waste is collected the opposite week of regular recycling on your garbage day.
  • Collection of yard waste is done on the opposite week of your recycling on the same day.