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Attention Residents:

Due to continued abuse of the dumpster including infectious waste being mixed in, the plastic, metal and glass recycling dumpster at the Cemetery Street drop off center will be removed until further notice.

Cardboard and newspaper recycling dumpsters will still be available.

Plastic, metal and glass recycling will still be picked up curbside on your designated recycling day.

As always thank you for your cooperation.

Click the following links for the Holiday Trash Schedule and the recycling guide

2022 HOLIDAY TRASH COLLECTION AND RECYCLING SCHEDULE

Recycling Guide

2022 Yard Waste Pick Up – Curbside and Saturday Drop-Off Schedule

The yard waste drop off, at Two Cemetery Street, will be open on Saturdays, 8:00 A.M. to Noon beginning on April 9, 2022. Yard waste drop off will end Saturday, November 19, 2022 depending on weather conditions.

The yard waste pick up at curbside will begin Monday, May 2, 2022. It will end Thursday, November 17, 2022 depending on weather conditions.

Yard waste should be placed in any reusable containers at curbside on garbage day.

Yard waste is grass, leaves, weeds, branches. Lumber is NOT accepted.

Branches must not be more than four (4) foot long and not more than two (2) inches in diameter. Lumber is not accepted. Yard waste must be in returnable containers and bags will not be accepted at the drop off location. This drop off is for residents of Plains Township, and a form of ID showing Plains Township residency may be requested by the DPW workers. If residency cannot be confirmed, you will be refused the drop off.

Help us design our Municipal Park

Plains Township is looking for your input on our Municipal Park Master Plan to make the park even better!

Follow the link http://metroquestsurvey.com/yb1i1x to complete the survey, and give us your ideas for a bigger and better Plains Park! Be sure to share the link with your friends and family. Or scan the QR code with your camera app to get to the survey

There will be a Neighborhood Meeting on Tuesday May 31st at 6:30 at St. Peter and Paul’s Church, to go over the proposed design .

 

Clutter Pick-up/Bulk Item Pick-up – 

The program runs from March thru October. Pick up is scheduled for the last Thursday of the month (subject to change). Limited pick up of 50 PRE-REGISTERED residents per month.  

The Plains Township Board of Commissioners is announcing a change to the clutter pick-up program. The new program will limit pick up to 50 PRE-REGISTERED residents per month (subject to change).  Pick up will be the last Thursday of the Month. The program with run from March through October.

PROCEDURE: All Items must be registered and a sticker purchased for each item.  Maximum of 4 stickers can be purchased per month. Stickers will be $5.00 for small items and $10.00 for large items.  Registration can be done at the Municipal Office, 126 North Main Street, from 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Monday through Friday.  Office is open until 6:30 P.M. on Wednesdays

LARGE ITEMS ALLOWED: Couches, sectionals (1 sticker per piece), loveseats, recliners, mattresses, box springs, headboard and footboard sets, Large exercise equipment (treadmills/ stationary bikes/rowing machines), large appliances, (washer/dryer/refrigerator/freezer) Water heaters, rugs, lawn furniture, dressers, sinks/vanities or tubs, wooden kitchen chairs & tables, bookshelves.

SMALL ITEMS ALLOWED: Lamps, framed mirrors, vacuums, plastic chairs, gas grills, heaters, air conditioners, humidifiers and dehumidifiers, lighting fixtures, fans, toaster ovens, microwaves, lawn mowers (fuel removed), weed whackers, bedframe.  Small items should be placed in a box or a 30-gallon container.

ITEMS NOT ALLOWED: Chemicals, lumber, building materials, remodeling and construction materials, yard waste, newspapers, cardboard, garbage. Any type of e-waste such as computers, monitors, printers, fax machines, TV’s.

Residents are asked to move their vehicles from the street prior to scheduled clutter pick-up day to allow equipment access to the items.

PPL may pick up large appliances free of charge. You can schedule a pickup with PPL at the website or by phone. 1-877-486-9204

https://www.pplelectricsavings.com/ppl/appliance/recycling/

Township Trash –  bags are sold in boxes of 50 bags for $50.00 or 1 roll of 25 bags for $25.00 @ the Municipal building 126 North Main Street during regular business hours. Accepted payments are cash, check or money order.