The City of Allentown is suspending bulk item curbside collection effective the week of March 29 until further notice as a result of the COVID-19 Disaster EmergencyThis decision was made between the city’s contracted hauler, Waste Management, and the administration in accordance with the terms of the contract.The suspension of bulk item collection will enable Waste Management to devote its resources to the more essential collection of regular household trash.
Regular trash and recycling collections continue across the city.For questions, please call the Bureau of Recycling and Solid Waste at 610-437-8729 or visit www.allentownpa.gov/recycle.
The effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19 is resulting in some changes to the City of Allentown's special event recycling programs.The Bureau of Recycling & Solid Waste is cancelling the scheduled Saturday, April 4 electronics recycling event and April 15 and April 18 paper shredding events.Electronics and paper shredding recycling are suspended until further notice. No appointments are being scheduled.
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