Public Works - Trash - Schedule

2014 Trash Collection Holiday schedule
Memorial Day - Monday, May 26th - No holiday collection, Mon-Fri services will operate one day delay throughout the week.
Independence Day - Friday, July 4th - No holiday collection, Fri services one day delay.
Labor Day - Monday, Sept. 1st- No holiday collection, Mon-Fri services will operate one day delay throughout the week.
Thanksgiving Day - Thursday, Nov. 27th - No holiday collection, Thurs-Fri services will operate one day delay throughout the week.
Christmas Day - Thursday, Dec. 25th - No holiday collection, Wed-Fri services will operate one day delay throughout the week.
New Year’s Day - Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015 - No holiday collection, Wed-Fri services will operate one day delay throughout the week.

IF A HOLIDAY IS NOT NOTED ABOVE, THERE ARE NO TRASH DELAYS.  TRASH WILL BE COLLECTED ON YOUR NORMAL DAY.


CHRISTMAS TREE COLLECTION
Christmas trees will be picked up by Waste Management on your normal trash collection day (by separate truck) during the weeks of January 6th and January 13th, 2014.  Trees will not be accepted if they are in plastic bags, bound with twine and/or have any ornamentation on them, including lights.  If you wish to remove your tree earlier, it can be taken to the Yard Waste Recycling Center at 5536 Indian Creek Road.  The same rules regarding ornamentation apply.  Please click here regarding the Yard Waste Center for hours of operation or call (610)966-4343, choose 4, and then choose 3.    Christmas wreaths cannot be placed out with your tree or brought to the Yard Waste Center.  Wreaths should be placed in with your trash. 
Do's
**Cut trees so they are more manageable and will fit in the truck. Trees larger than 6-7’ or weighing more than 50 lbs. should be cut in lengths not to exceed 5’.
**Remove all ornaments, lights and decorative items.
Don'ts
**Do not place wreaths or garland with your tree. These are not recyclable because of the wire binding. Discard wreaths and garland in your trash.
**Do not bind the tree with rope, string or with a bag.

 

CONTRACTED SERVICES
Lower Macungie Township has contracted the services of Waste Management (contractor) for the collection and processing of residential garbage (municipal waste) and recyclable material. These contracted services do not pertain to Manufactured Home Parks, Apartments/Condominiums or Commercial establishments.
Website by East Penn Software