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 @ www.advanceddisposal.com.
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: www.advanceddisposal.com.
PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING:
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.
You will be charged a fee of $40.00 for each bulk item that possesses Freon.
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: Compost Hours 2017
Montgomery County offers free Electronic Disposal to all residents. For a complete schedule of collection locations, dates and times, and the list of acceptable materials, click here or visit www.montgomerycountyrecycles.org.
Holiday Trash Collection Schedule
In 2017, Trash & Recycling pick up will be on Thursday instead of Wednesday on the following holiday weeks: Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day, Christmas and New Years Day, 2018.
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 www.montgomerycountyrecycles.org.
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 www.montgomerycountyrecycles.org and under the alphabetical recycling list on the left, search under letter “M” for medicine.
Recycling bins may be purchased at Borough Hall. The cost is $11.00 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.