Trash and Recycling


Trash/Recycling Collection Regulations

Residential Units

Weekly maximum of not more than six (6) containers or plastic bags, not exceeding 32 gallon capacity – 50 lb. weight limitation.

Commercial Units

Weekly maximum of not more than seven (7) containers of plastic bags, not exceeding 32 gallon capacity – 50 lb. weight limitation.
Addition charges will be assessed on garbage and refuse in excess of seven 32 gallon containers.

The Borough contracts with Whitetail Disposal to provide trash and recycling service to  residential units and limited commercial businesses borough-wide, the service is billed bi-annually. Curbside collection is every Monday, except New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, and Labor Day (it will occur Tuesday). Receptacles can be placed at the curb the night before the service day and must be removed no later than the evening of the collection day.

If your trash or recycling is missed, you can call Whitetail Disposal directly 610-936-9967 or email SpringCity [at]

Loose clean recyclables can be co-mingled: plastics #1-7, aluminum and tin cans, glass bottles and jars, office paper, newspaper, magazines, junk mail, and cardboard (must be flattened).

Plastic bags, packing peanuts and materials, styrofoam, steel, food waste and pizza boxes (because of the grease) are NOT recyclable.

TV/Monitor Disposal
The Lanchester Landfill is accepting televisions, computers and computer peripherals. They may be brought to the Lanchester Landfill, 7224 28th Division Highway, Narvon (Route 322 West, Honey Brook). They will accept no more than three (3) TVs and/or monitors and they must be intact, not in pieces. There is no fee. The hours are Monday thru Friday, 7:00 AM to 4:30 PM and Saturday, 7:00 AM to 11:30 AM. You must go onto the scale and let the weigh master know what you have. The weigh master will ask for identification.

Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Events
Chester County operates a number of hazardous waste events throughout the year. Click here to learn more.