Due to the recent winter event, PLEASE REMOVE ALL trash and recycling containers, and any large items you may have set curbside. Trash collection
has been cancelled this week for Jacobus Borough, however you may put double
the allowable limits at curbside for next week's collection that will occur on
Tuesday, March 21.
This information is also posted under the page titled, "Public Notices" for your information.
In reference to the winter event, please view the "Snow Emergency Declaration" under the page titled the same. YOU ARE REQUIRED TO REMOVE YOUR VEHICLES FROM THE STREET FOR THE SNOW EMERGENCY DECLARATION. IF YOU DO NOT COMPLY YOU SUBJECT YOURSELF TO A POSSIBLE CITATION BY OUR LOCAL POLICE DEPT.
THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION IN BOTH OF THESE MATTERS. IT IS APPRECIATED.
IMPORTANT!! As of January 24, 2013, BY LAW, Penn Waste will no longer be allowed to pick up your electronic waste. The "Covered Devices Recycling Act" prohibits residents and businesses from placing electronic waste at the curb or in the trash. PLEASE VIEW the flyers directly to the right for more details and resources for disposal of your electronic waste.
Click on the link directly above this section for a printable Recycling Guideline Flyer.
Penn Waste's Holiday Collection Information & Schedule Change Notices:
If a collection is missed due to a holiday, collection shall be made upon the next regularly scheduled day.
Holiday notices are advertised in the following papers: York Newspapers, Harrisburg Patriot, Hanover Evening Sun, Delta Star.
6 major Holidays are observed as follows: New Year's Day, Memorial Day , 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas Inclement Weather Policy: Penn Waste broadcasts on the following stations for weather related emergencies: Operation Snowflake: WSBA 910 AM, WARM 103 FM Storm Watch: WHP 580 AM, 97.3 RIVER FM, 94.9 BOB FM, 99.3 KISS FM, WHP TV-21 CBS, WLYH- TV-15, WGAL TV-8
Large Item Information (as received from Penn Waste, Inc.):
Tree Branches & Brush must be Bundled & Tied; 48" Maximum Length
Scrap Metal; 48" Maximum Length
Carpet; 48" Maximum Length
One Mattress and one Box Spring = 1 Large Item
2 Standard Vehicle Tires = 1 Large Item/Call Penn Waste for further information on Truck Tires
1 Piece of Furniture
** Please scroll to bottom of page for Penn Waste's Recycling Guidelines
OTHER TYPES OF RECYCLING ~ CONTACTS & INFORMATION ·Household Hazardous Waste - Several collections p/year by York County Solid Waste Authority(YCSWA) and are advertised in your local newspaper. For more information call 717- 845-1066 or click on the "YCSWA" link below.
·Electronic Equipment - YCSWA- 3rd Saturday of each month from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. @ its Yard Waste Transfer Facility located off of Flour Mill Road in Manchester Township. The program is available to all York County residents and businesses. For more information click on the "YCSWA" link below. SCROUNGE - Call 717-771-8421; E-mail: ‘firstname.lastname@example.org’ or visit the website at www.yk.psu.edu/scrounge; This is a student-run, non-profit program at Penn State, York Campus.
Visit York County Solid Waste Authority's (YCSWA) website for detailed information on waste materials & other topics by clicking on this direct link: YCSWA
Penn Waste Recycling
'Green & Single Stream'
What does this mean for Penn Waste customers?
Paper products may be put in recycling bins with containers. Just be sure paper is covered by heavier material so it doesn’t blow away!
Penn Waste will accept any size of cardboard if it is flattened and any quanity.
Check out the list below to learn how to recycle successfully.
Pizza Boxes Steel Food and Beverage Cans & Aerosol Cans
Food Boxes (i.e. cereal & gelatin boxes)
EMPTY Paper towel & toilet paper rolls Glass
Paperboard Packaging (i.e. tissue boxes) Clear, Brown & Green Glass Food and
Office Paper (any color) Beverage Containers
Shredded Paper (in clear plastic bags, please)
Newspaper & Inserts Plastics
Magazines, Catalogs & Brochures #1 through #7 Containers & Bottles with
Envelopes & Junk Mail necks smaller than their bases
Phone books & other Soft Cover Books
How to Prepare Recyclables:
Remove caps/lids Rinse thoroughly It is OK to leave on labels and neck rings Remove all packaging (styrofoam, peanuts, plastic, bubble wrap, plastic liners, etc. Flatten ALL boxes and cardboard Bundle all cardboard that does not fit into the recycling bin Cover loose paper with heavier items to prevent it from blowing away Check weather forcast: If forecast calls for high winds or rain, keep your recyclables inside until the following week if possible. Wet paper products are difficult to process.
Unacceptable Items NEEDLES! (Do not place used needles with recycling! This is a serious health hazard to everyone!) Plastic Tubs, Cups & Trays Broken Glass Window, Mirrors, Ceramics Drinking Glasses Aluminum Foil Scrap Metal Tupperware or Disposable Plastic Containers Plastic Grocery Bags Light Bulbs Solvent, Oil & Chemical Containers Food Soiled Material Wet Papers or Cardboard Plastic Food Wrappers Styrofoam Pool Chemicals