Effective Monday, April 1, 2019, a change will be made to the Sanitation Department’s bulk item pickup program. Bulk items will only be picked up on Mondays.
The deadline for scheduling a Monday pickup will be at 12 Noon on the previous Friday, or until all available pickup slots have been filled, whichever occurs first. Metal items will still be collected at no charge.
To schedule a bulk item pick up please call the Borough at 610-933-8801.
Payment must be made in advance and can be done over the phone between the hours of 8:00 AM until 4:30 PM.
New Pricing for Bulk Item Pickup:
Size of Item
Please Note: We DO NOT issue refunds in the event that paid for bulk items are taken by someone other than Borough Sanitation Staff.
Medium and Large items will ONLY be picked up on a Monday that you have scheduled a pick up. Small items may be placed out with your normal trash ONLY if they have a pre-paid bulk sticker.
Metal pickup is free for Borough residents, but must be scheduled in advance.
Metal pickups occur on Mondays, and the deadline to schedule a Monday pickup is the Friday before at 12pm, noon. To schedule a metal pickup, please call the Borough at 610-933-8801.
Appliances such as refrigerators, AC units, and freezers musthave the Freon removed, and have a "Certified Freon-Free" sticker in order to be picked up by Borough Sanitation.
Televisions (TV) & Computer Devices
All TVs and Computer devices cannot be placed in the regular trash stream collection, they must be recycled. TVs can be recycled at most stores or dealerships that sell them, free of charge. As for computer devices, they can be recycled at Staples free of charge.
TVs, computers and computer monitors are also accepted at the Lanchester Landfill located at: 7224 Division Highway Narvon, PA 17555 Phone: 610-273-3771
The Borough does not pick up these items. Residents should bring items to the site along with proof of Chester County residency (driver's license). Lanchester will only accept three items per visit.