Trash & Recycling
Labor Day – Monday, September 7:
Pickup is delayed by a day because of the holiday.
Trash is collected every Wednesday in the Borough of Trappe. Each residential property within the Borough has been provided one 96 gallon trash cart that is to be used for weekly pick up.
Recycle is picked up every other week. The recycling calendar is below.
WHAT CAN BE RECYCLED? Click here
Holiday Trash Collection Schedule
Pick up is delayed one day for Memorial Day & Labor Day weeks in 2020.
Bulk Pick Up
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.
PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING:
A mattress and box spring are considered one bulk item. They must be wrapped completely in plastic for pick up.
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!
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.
One 64 gallon recycling cart with a lid has been provided to each residential property within the Borough. The cart is property of Advanced Disposal and should be left with the property. It is suggested that you mark your cart with your address.