Trash & Recycling

Trash & Recycling Collection Schedule

Trash and Recycling are collected every Wednesday in the Borough of Trappe.
Click here for a list of acceptable recyclable material.

For more information about trash collection in Trappe visit Advanced Disposal @

Bulk Trash Collection

Bulk items are collected on the last collection day of each month. Residents may dispose of one item per month at no cost. Residents who wish to dispose of more than one bulk item per month may contract for this service with Advanced Disposal by calling 610-440-3700.

Special pickups must be arranged in advance for collection of any Freon containing appliance or any bulk item over the limit of one per month. Payment may be made over the telephone for the bulk items through our Customer Service 610-440-3700.

For a list of bulk trash items that may be disposed of and a list of fees for the removal of additional bulk trash items click here.

For more information about bulk trash collection in Trappe Borough visit Advanced Disposal’s website:


A mattress and box spring are considered one bulk item.

Any individual part of a sectional couch is considered one bulk item. For example, if there are three pieces to your sectional you may only dispose of one.

Compost Site Schedule

The Compost Site is located at 233 W. Seventh Avenue. All are invited to pick-up composted materials at no cost. Only residents of Trappe or Collegeville may dispose of waste. Please remember to bring proof of residency and photo identification!

For Compost Site Schedule please click this link:   

Hazardous Waste

For a complete schedule of collection locations, dates and times, and the list of acceptable materials, click here or visit

Holiday Trash Collection Schedule

In 2019, Trash & Recycling pick up will be on Thursday instead of Wednesday on the following holiday weeks: Memorial Day, Labor Day, Christmas and New Years Day 2020.

Paper Shredding Events Waste

Montgomery County offers free Paper Shredding events. For a complete schedule of collection locations, dates and times, and the list of acceptable materials, click here or visit

Prescription Drug/Medicine Disposal

Montgomery County has established permanent locations where the public may conveniently and responsibly dispose of unused and unwanted prescription drugs throughout the year at no cost. Needles and other sharp items are not accepted at these sites. Please do not flush medication down the toilet or sink and do not bring medication to household hazardous waste collection events. Trappe Borough residents may take their unwanted prescription drugs and medications to the Limerick Police Department, 646 West Ridge Pike, Limerick, PA Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. for proper disposal. For more information and for other drop off locations visit and under the alphabetical recycling list on the left, search under letter “M” for medicine.

Recycling Bins

Recycling bins may be purchased at Borough Hall. The cost is $10.00 for each bin. The Borough does not accept credit cards. You may purchase a recycling bin by cash or check with a valid form of identification.

Tire Collection

Montgomery County offers residential Tire Collection for free. For a complete schedule of collection locations, dates and times click here or visit

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Address & Contact
Trappe Borough Hall
525 West Main Street Trappe, PA 19426
(610) 489 - 7181
(610) 489 - 8827 (Fax)
Hours of Operation
8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Monday – Friday
Red Flag Reporting

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Emergency: 911

Skippack Barracks
2047C Bridge Road
Schwenksville, PA 19473
(610) 584-1250

Community Services Officer:
Trooper Loretta J. Miree