All bottles, cans, and beverage containers made of metal, glass or 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. Televisions, Radios, Computer Systems, Printers, Copiers, Fax Machines need to be taken by the owner to the recycling center and are no longer collected 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.
There is a six (6) bag limit per household with a fifteen (15) pound per bag weight limit. Failure to follow these restrictions will result in not having garbage picked up.
Table, couch, chairs, bed frame, mattress, clothing, toys, and paint cans (dried out, lid off) can be put out on regular scheduled garbage day, one item per week. Wall to wall carpet is allowed to be put out bundled in 3ft. lengths and a maximum of 6 rolls at a time. No stickers required.
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 yard waste in open containers or paper bags. NO PLASTIC BAGS! The landfill will not accept any Grass/Leaves. These items will be taken to the recycling center by the Borough provided that the items are placed at curbside consistent with above instructions. Please see monthly calendar months for any changes due to Holidays.