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Bureau of Recycling & Solid Waste

Thanksgiving Schedule. Thursday Night Trash & Recycling Collection Cancelled. Next trash collection in your area will be Monday night, December 2. Ten bags of trash allowed. Thursday recyclers are to put recycling and their last yard waste out on Thursday Night, December 5. Recycling Office will be closed Thursday November 28 and Friday November 29.

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Reporting a missed trash or recycling collection? A few things to remember. Trash and recycling must be placed at the curb between 5:00 pm and 10:00 pm. The hauler has until 12:00 noon the folowing day to finish collections. Prior to reporting a miss, check to see if your neighbor's trash and/or recycling has been collected. It's possible they haven't been to your area yet. Any item rejected at the curb must be removed within 12 hours. For collections in the Friday night collection zone, please call the office by 10:00 am Saturday and leave a detailed message on the answering machine to ensure your missed items will be collected by 1:00 pm. Misses reported after 10:00 am on Saturday will be collected by 10:00 am Monday morning according to the contract.
Too much recycling. In the event that you have excess recycling that won't fit in your city issued recycling bin, please call our office at 610-437-8729 for set out instructions.

 

 



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Location
641 S. 10th Street
Allentown, PA 18102
610.437.8729

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Documents & Information
Trash and Recycling Haulers
2019 Recycling Brochure
Single Stream FAQ
Trash Rules & Regulations
Exemption Appeal Form