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Municipal Waste Services

Borough of Freemansburg

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Our Customer Service team hours are:

  • 8am – 5pm Monday-Friday
  • 8am – 12pm Saturdays
  • Direct Dial 610-936-9967
Providing Services to Your Community

Your Service Day is Wednesday

Place the trash and recycling out on Tuesday evening for Wednesday pick up.
Trash Services
All You Need to Know About

Trash Service in the Borough of Freemansburg

One (1) 96 gal trash toter is provided to Freemansburg residents.

Trash toters should be placed curbside Tuesday evening for Wednesday pick-up.

  • Your containers should be at least 3 feet clear of any other objects including other carts, mailboxes, cars, street signs, etc.
  • Wheels on your cart should be toward the house so that all materials are emptied.
  • Be sure trash is bagged and lids are closed to prevent spills.

We cannot take:

  • Hazardous waste including radioactive, reactive, toxic, ignitable, corrosive, or acidic items.
Trash & Recycle Toters
Bulk services
Large Item Removal

Bulk Service

All bulk items must should be scheduled in advance by contacting the office of Freemansburg Borough to purchase a bulk tag.

You can purchase tags for individual bulk items, additional trash bags, and white goods through the borough.

Mattresses and Toilets

For our employees’ safety:

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

How to Reach Whitetail Disposal

Recycling Guide
We Are Here to Guide You

Recycling Services

Recycle drop off is available the second Saturday of each month from 9am-1pm at the Gerald C. Yob Community Park at Cambria & Washington Streets.
For Drop Off

Accepted Items

All recyclables must be clean and dry.
  • Cardboard. Flatten and bundle all cardboard for drop off. *Please note pizza boxes are trash and not recyclable.
  • Numbers 1 & 2 plastics.  These are the most environmentally correct recyclable plastics.
  • Clean and dry glass containers.
  • Clean and dry glass metal cans (Tin/Aluminum/ Steel).
Rec Triangle Updated
Yard Waste and Leaves
Learn How to Dispose

Yard Waste and Leaves

The most environmentally correct way to dispose of leaves is to utilize the county’s drop off sites.

Northampton County offers yard waste drop off sites for residents.


Special rules and instructions may apply, it is recommended to call Drop-Off locations before visiting.

  • Proof of residency is required. Some municipalities may require purchase of an ID card, or fees may be associated with dropping off material, contact your municipality for questions.
  • Items not accepted as Yard Waste: railroad ties, telephone poles, pressure treated wood, lumber, construction materials, rocks, stone, brick, cinder block, concrete, plywood, treated fence post or fence, plastic/synthetic material, manure, plastic bags.

  • Trees from Christmas 2023 will be picked up: Saturday January 13th, 2024
  • Trees over 6′ tall should be cut in half.
  • All decorations must be removed.
  • Do not bag trees for pick up.
Holiday Services
Holiday Services and Schedule

Borough of Freemansburg

Freemansburg Memorial Day 2024

Monday, May 27th, 2024
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Freemansburg Independence Day 2024

Thursday, July 4th, 2024
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Freemansburg Labor Day 2024

Monday, September 2nd, 2024
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Freemansburg Thanksgiving 2024

Thursday, November 28th, 2024
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Freemansburg Christmas 2024

Wednesday, December 25th, 2024
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Freemansburg New Year’s Day 2025

Wednesday, January 1st, 2025
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Upcoming Events
Borough of Freemansburg

Upcoming Events

Recycle Drop Off: 2nd Saturday of the Month

9am-1pm at the Gerald C. Yob Community Park at Cambria & Washington Streets.

Northampton County Household Hazardous Waste Event

Municipal Waste Services

Commonly Asked Questions

Yes, please utilize the trash toter provided by Whitetail.

If you have anything unusual like construction material, paint cans, or appliances, please contact us first –  we may be able to help make these items disappear for you!

Red Hair Girl and Trash Can