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Frequently Asked Questions Trash/Recycle

What happens on a holiday with trash/recycle?

Always put out household trash. recycling, and leaf bags out on the next business day. 

Christmas tree collection typically starts the second week in January. Trees will be turned into mulch which is available to all residents at our site at 201 W. Wissahickon Avenue. Christmas tree compost will not be available until late Winter/early Spring. 

Trash will NOT be picked up on the following holidays:

  • New Year's Day
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • Presidents Day
  • Good Friday
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Veterans Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas

Trash WILL be picked up on the following holidays:

  • Election Day
  • Columbus/Indigenous Peoples' Day
  • Juneteenth