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Under Middlesex Township’s new contract beginning, April 1, 2022, Waste Management (WM) is proud to continue to provide residents with automated cart services for waste and recycling collections for two years with optional extensions. Thank you for helping to keep our community clean and green.

ONCE-A-WEEK WASTE AND RECYCLING COLLECTION                                                                 Your waste and recycling will continue to be picked up on your regularly scheduled day. If you are unsure of your collection day,  contact WM. Carts must be at the curb no later than 5:30am. Please note that there are occasions when trash trucks may come earlier due to weather conditions or other circumstance. (If possible, it would be best to have trash and recycling at the curb the night before your collection day).

CART SERVICE FOR ALL RESIDENTS                                                                                             Under the new contract, all Township customers will use a 96- gallon cart for trash. If you do not have a cart, WM will de[1]liver one to you. Please bag all trash before placing it in your cart. This keeps your cart clean, employees safe and it helps prevent loose trash from being picked up by the wind.Cost for service is                                                                                                                                                    $84.87/quarter for April 1, 2022 – March 31, 2023 and                                                              $88.26/quarter for April 1, 2023—March 31, 2024

If you need additional tags for extra trash, you will need to purchase tags through Waste Management.  The Township will no longer have tags available at the office for purchase.

RECYCLE CARTS:                                                                                                                            Each Township customer will continue to use the 64- gallon cart with a blue lid for recycling. DO NOT bag your recyclables or use the recycling cart for trash. Place recyclables directly into the cart and flatten all cardboard boxes. Containers must be free of food and liquids. Please see WM Recycle flyer for more information.

BULK ITEM:                                                                                                                                     One (1) bulk item will be collected each week on the same day as trash service. Place your bulk item at the curb the night before or by 5:30am on collection day. Examples of bulk items include, but are not limited to mattress, box spring, chair, bookshelf, microwave, appliance, carpet/pad roll. Mattress or box spring must be wrapped in plastic for pick up.

LEAF PICK UP:                                                                                                                               WM and the Township will coordinate two leaf collection dates scheduled in May and December. For exact dates, see the Township Newsletter or website www.middlesextwp.com Leaves must be place at curbside in open containers or paper Kraft bags for collection. (No Plastic bags) No garbage, sticks, twigs, animal waste , rocks, brick , concrete or dog waste will be collected.

 

HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE AND ELECTRONICS ARE NOT ACCEPTED:                               Toxic chemicals, pesticides, oil-based paints, automotive batteries, fuels, or fluids must be disposed of properly. Also, PA state law does not allow the collection of TVs, computers, laptops, monitors or other electronics. Please refer to Cumber[1]land County’s website at www.ccpa.net for proper recycling and disposal information for household hazardous wastes and electronics.

HOLIDAY SCHEDULE:                                                                                                                    If the following holidays occur on or before your collection day, your collection is delayed one day that week.   New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.

Call Waste Management for Missed Pick Up or any Other Customer Service Issue: (800)-634-4595