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COVID-19 Service Updates

Overview

Sanitation Pickup Location Change

Effective Thursday, January 9, 2020 the Streets Department will be instituting sanitation collections changes on the 100 block of E. Tulpehocken St. (even side only). Trash collections will change from the rear (driveway) to the front (curbside). Recycling collections are already picked up at the curb.

These changes are necessary due to the condition of the rear driveway including illegally parked cars, low hanging wires and overgrown brush that makes it difficult for trucks to navigate while driving. Changing to front (curbside) collection will ensure efficient and safe collection of trash and recycling.

Please click on a question below for more information about this change:

Where is the change in trash pickup?  

For the 100 block of E. Tulpehocken St. (even side only) trash collections will change from the rear (driveway) to the front (curbside). Click here for more information. 

When does the change start?  

The trash pickup location change is effective Thursday, January 9, 2020.

Is my new collection day changing?  

No. The collection day remains on Thursday.

What time should I place my trash/recycling out for collection?  

Residents must continue to place their trash and recycling at the regularly scheduled collection site no earlier than 7:00 pm the night before collection day and no later than 7:00 AM the day of collection from April 1 through September 30. Trash and recycling should be set out between 5:00 PM the night before and 7:00 AM the day of collection at your regularly authorized pickup site from October 1 through March 31. Learn more about Sanitation regulations.

Why is my pickup location changing?  

These changes are necessary due to the condition of the rear driveway including illegally parked cars, low hanging wires and overgrown brush that makes it difficult for trucks to navigate while driving. Changing to front (curbside) collection will ensure efficient and safe collection of trash and recycling.

How is this information being distributed to impacted residents?  

Specific, focus-driven notification outlets will be utilized to notify the households impacted by this change. Residents will receive notice through the following means: