Municipal Waste Service

Earl Township

We Are Here to Help!

Our Customer Service team hours are:

  • 8am – 5pm Monday-Friday
  • 8am – 12pm Saturdays
  • Direct Dial 610-936-9967

Thursday Service Day

Make sure to put your waste curbside Wednesday night for Thursday collection.
Trash Services
All You Need to Know About

Trash Services Earl Township

Service includes two (2) full thirty-gallon cans OR three (3) bags per residence per collection.

  • All refuse receptacles must securely contain its contents and may be easily handled by one person. Containers, together with contents shall not exceed forty (40) pounds in weight.

We cannot take:

  • Hazardous waste including radioactive, reactive, toxic, ignitable, corrosive, or acidic items.
  • E-waste including televisions, computers, etc.
  • C & D including concrete, roofing, and other home remodeling debris.
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Bulk services
Earl Township

Bulk Waste

Bulk item removal is not included with your waste service but can be scheduled for an additional fee. Please contact us for more information.

Mattresses and Toilets

For our employees’ safety:

  • Mattresses and box springs must be wrapped in plastic.
  • Toilets must be bagged.

Freezer, Refrigerator, Air conditioner, dehumidifier, water cooler:

  • All doors must be removed prior to pick up.
  • These items cannot be picked up with the regular truck.

How to Schedule

Contact our Municipality Department by 12pm the day prior to your service day to schedule:

Recycling Guide
Earl Township

Recycling Services

The Township does not contract with anyone to collect recycling. If you are interested in recycling, you may take your glass, aluminum, tin cans, plastic and paper to The Rolling Hills Landfill, located at 583 Longview Road (for GPS enter 2 Shenkel Road), and deposit in the provided containers.

Monday – Friday: 8:00am – 4:00pm

Acceptable Materials: aluminum cans, glass bottles, jars, metal cans, plastic beverage containers, and cardboard

Yard Waste and Leaves

Yard Waste

General yard and garden wastes such as branches, grass clippings, weeds, and leaves are not included with your waste service.

Several facilities in Berks County accept yard waste for composting.

Several facilities in Berks County accept Christmas trees for recycling.

Holiday Services
Holiday Services and Schedule

Earl Township

Earl Memorial Day 2024

Monday, May 27th, 2024
Check schedule

Earl Independence Day 2024

Thursday, July 4th, 2024
Check schedule

Earl Labor Day 2024

Monday, September 2nd, 2024
Check schedule

Earl Thanksgiving Day 2024

Thursday, November 28th, 2024
Check schedule

Earl Christmas Day 2024

Wednesday, December 25th, 2024
Check schedule

Earl New Years Day 2025

Wednesday, January 1st, 2025
Check schedule
Upcoming Events
Earl Township

Upcoming Events

Residents must pre-register to participate.

Berks Co. Hazardous Waste Event: October 19th, 2024

Berks County Agricultural Center
1238 County Welfare Rd, Leesport
8am – 12pm

Residents must pre-register to participate.

Berks Co. Paper Shredding Event: October 12th, 2024

Free to Berks County Residents.
Berks County Agricultural Center
1238 County Welfare Rd, Leesport
8am – 12pm

Municipal Waste Services

Commonly Asked Questions

In addition to recycling at the Rolling Hills Landfill, there are several facilities or programs availible in Berks County.

Berks County operates an Electronic Waste Recycling Center at 1316 Hilltop Rd., Leesport.

Residents can drop off electronics at no charge:

Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday

8:00 AM – Noon

Follow the link below for local composting sites.

Follow the link below for local drop off sites.

Containers should be made of sturdy plastic or metal.

All container must in good condition with no ragged or sharp edges.

Berks County  offers a tire recycling program at 1316 Hilltop Rd., Leesport.

Follow the link below for more information.

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