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**Waste Collection Service Update for Middlesex Township Residents**

**Effective April 1, 2024, Penn Waste will be our new waste collection provider. This change aims to enhance the efficiency and reliability of waste management services in our township.**

2024 Middlesex Township Informational Flyer

 Collection Schedule
Regular Pickup Days:  Wednesday or Thursday.   (If your pick up day with Waste Management was Thursday, your pick up day will continue to be Thursday.  If your pick up day with Waste Management was Friday, your new pick up day is Wednesday.  If you are unsure of your collection day, please call Customer Service at 717-767-4456.)  Ensure your waste is ready by 5:30 AM on your assigned day.  (It is best to set our your waste the night before collection.)

Large Item Pickup:  Scheduled for the third Wednesday of each month. You are permitted to have up to 4 bulk items out for collection.  Pre-arrangement required.  You must call Penn Waste at 717-767-4456 or email them at info@pennwaste.com 48 hours prior to pick up.

**The next bulk item pick up date for all residents who have service is WEDNESDAY, MAY 15, 2024.  This date if for ALL residents who have service.  (They will not collect bulk items on Thursday, so if your service is on Thursdays, you will need to put your bulk item out on Wednesday.)  Call or email Penn Waste by May 13, 2024.

Yard Waste Pickup:  Occurs on the third Saturday of April and October.  (2024 Fall Date is Saturday, October 19, 2024)

Holiday Collection Adjustments
If your collection day is on or after a holiday, it moves one day back. Penn Waste observes:
– New Year’s Day
– Memorial Day
– Independence Day
– Labor Day
– Thanksgiving Day
– Christmas Day

*Note:* There’s no change if a holiday falls on a weekend.

Inclement Weather Policy
For weather-related updates, check:
**Radio:** WSBA 910 AM, WARM 103 FM, WHP 580 AM, 97.3 WRVV FM, 94.9 BOB FM, 99.3 KISS FM
**TV:** WHP-TV (CBS 21), WLYH-TV (CW 15), WGAL-TV (NBC 8), WHTM-TV (ABC 27)

 

Helpful Guidelines for Residents
Preparation Time:  Set waste out the night before collection
Container Limits:  All waste must fit within the provided mobile cart.
Bulk Item Collection: Contact Penn Waste at least 48 hours in advance to schedule the collection of any large or bulk items.   The phone number is (717) 767-4456.**Please note bulk items are collected on the third Wednesday of the month.
Item Restrictions:  Items too heavy for two people to lift and construction debris will not be collected.

For more detailed information, please visit the dedicated Middlesex Township page on Penn Waste’s website: https://www.pennwaste.com/municipalities/middlesex-township/

This update is part of our commitment to providing high-quality service to our residents. We appreciate your cooperation and understanding as we transition to Penn Waste for our waste collection services.