Refuse and Recycling
Recycling Friday December 28th
Recycling January 2nd
Recycling / Refuse Collection Schedule
All recyclable containers made of metal, glass and plastic may be co-mingled and will be collected by the Borough on Tuesday of each week except as stated otherwise on this Calendar due to the observance of certain holidays by the Borough of Olyphant. All recyclables should be rinsed and put at curbside the evening prior to curbside collection. Microwaves, Televisions, Radios, Computer Systems, Printers, Copiers, Fax Machines need to be taken to the recycling center and are no longer taken by the borough.
Corrugated cardboard, and lightweight cardboard (pizza, cereal, cracker, gift boxes, empty paper towel and toilet tissue rolls), newspapers, office paper (printer/copy paper, envelopes), magazines, catalogs, phone books, discarded mail and envelopes will be picked up on every other Friday of each month as per the Borough Calendar. Shredded paper should be contained in a clear plastic bag.
SPECIAL ORANGE STICKERS – $5.00 EACH – NEEDED FOR WHITE GOODS.. White goods consist of stove, washer, dryer, dishwasher, dehumidifiers and tires without rims. Tires with rims require two orange stickers ($10.00). Refrigerators, air conditioners, water coolers, or other appliances containing
refrigerant gas require five (5) orange stickers ($25.00). These items will be picked up on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of each month throughout the Borough.
GARBAGE STICKERS $3.00 EACH.
Stickers are needed for household waste, Christmas paper. These items will be picked up in Wards 1 and 4 — picked up on Wednesday. Wards 2 and 3 — picked up on Thursday except as marked on calendar due to holidays.
No demolition or remodeling material will be picked up without stickers, or you may reserve the use of Borough truck or rent a dumpster.
CLEAN UP OF BASEMENT, ATTIC, OR HOUSE, REMODELING OR CONSTRUCTION ITEMS REQUIRE USE OF THE BOROUGH TRUCK: For a one hundred dollar ($100.00) deposit, you can use the Borough truck in which you will load, and the Borough will haul away. You will only be charged for the landfill charges incurred and the balance will be returned to you from your deposit. Currently, for trees, and brush the truck is available with no fees. For arrangements, please call the Borough at 489-2135. (Truck available from 4/9/18 to 10/29/18)
Table, couch, chairs, bed frame, mattress, clothing, toys, paint cans (dried out, lid off) can be put out on regular scheduled garbage day – no sticker required, please leave bag open. Wall to wall carpet is not
considered Spring clean-up. If put out it must be cut to 4 ft. lengths, rolled and tied with a $3.00 sticker on each roll. Liquidation of Estate items or cleaning out of homes or apartments is not considered Spring clean-up. You may reserve the Borough truck or you must obtain a dumpster. Dumpster located in street requires permit.
GRASS, TREE TRIMMINGS, LEAF PICKUP
Grass and Leaf pickup will be on the 1st and 3rd Mondays of the Month. Tree/bush trimmings will be picked up on the 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month. These pickups will start in the month of May and end in October. Please place all lawn waste in open containers or paper bags. NO PLASTIC BAGS! The landfill will not accept any Grass/Leaves. They must be taken to the recycling center. Please see monthly calendar months for any changes due to Holidays.
Olyphant Borough Refuse Department Charges
|Stickers for Garbage Bags||$3.00 EACH|
|White Goods||$5.00 EACH|
|Refrigerators (FREON)||$25.00 EACH|
|Air Conditioners (FREON)||$25.00 EACH|
|Borough Truck||$100.00 DEPOSIT|
|Tires w/Rims||$10.00 EACH|