Municipal Waste Services

Schwenksville Borough

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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 Tuesday

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

Trash Service in Schwenksville Borough

Whitetail Disposal is proud to partner with the Schwenksville to provide waste and recycling services to its residents.

  • All material should be put inside the Whitetail Toter and recyclables Toter. Please do not use any other container for the trash or recyclables. 
  • Service includes one each 96-gallon toters for each dwelling unit.
  • Trash and recyclables should be placed curbside Monday evening for Tuesday 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

Bulk Item Disposal must be scheduled no later than noon on Monday.

One standard Item per week is included in your service.

  • Additional standard items are billed at $20 per item.
  • Hazardous items such as refrigerators cost $60.00. Doors must be removed.
  • Electronics collections can be scheduled for an additional cost of $55.00.


Mattresses and Toilets

For our employees’ safety:

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

How to Schedule

Contact our Borough Department by 12 noon on Monday to schedule:

Recycling Guide
We Are Here to Guide You

Recycling Services

Recycling should placed in a containers that are marked as recycling.

Recyclables must be clean and dry.

Do not bag recyclables.

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Acceptable Items


 All bottles and containers must be rinsed clean and dry.

Dirty recycling is contaminated recycling.


Shredded paper cannot be recycle. It clogs the recycling sorting line.

If paper is soiled or wet, compost or trash it.


Must be broken down.

If cardboard is soiled, compost or trash it.


Make sure containers are rinsed out and completely empty to avoid contamination.

Dirty recycling is contaminated recycling.


Make sure glass containers are rinsed out and completely empty to avoid contamination.

Dirty recycling is contaminated recycling.

Unacceptable Items


Plastic bags are not accepted as part of curbside recycling programs – they get tangled in equipment and threaten worker safety.

Plastic bags can be recycled at most grocery stores.


Plastic wrap, bubble wrap, sandwich bags and freezer bags should not go in the recycle bin.

Reuse whenever possible for presents, moving, or storage of similar items, or look for local options to recycle.


Flexible packaging like chip bags and juice or soup pouches cannot be recycled in curbside programs.

This type of packaging is made from multiple materials preventing it from being recycled.


Food and yard was cannot be recycled through our curbside program.

Compost or utilize UMT’s yard waste program.



Polystyrene foam, plastic “to-go” containers and cups are made of non-recyclable materials, and are not acceptable in the curbside recycling program.

Packing peanuts aren’t recyclable either, however some shipping stores will take peanuts back for reuse.

Yard Waste and Leaves
Learn How to Dispose

Yard Waste and Leaves

The most environmentally correct way to dispose of yard waste is to utilize the borough’s collection program.



Curbside leaf collection occurs annually.

  • Only leaves will be collected. Grass clippings, twigs and other yard waste will not be collected.
  • Leaves must be placed in biodegradable paper yard waste bags.
  • Bags must be curbside for collection.

  • Trees from Christmas 2023 will be picked up with your normal trash pickup.
  • 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

Schwenksville Borough

Schwenksville Memorial Day 2024

Monday, May 27th, 2024
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Schwenksville Independence Day 2024

Thursday, July 4th, 2024
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Schwenksville Labor Day 2024

Monday, September 2nd, 2024
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Schwenksville Thanksgiving 2024

Thursday, November 28th, 2024
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Schwenksville Christmas 2024

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

Wednesday, January 1st, 2025
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Schwenksville Borough

Upcoming Events

Montgomery County Household Hazardous Waste Event: SUNDAY, October 22

Lower Merion Transfer Station
1300 N. Woodbine Avenue, Penn Valley

Montgomery County: Document Shredding Events

2nd Tuesday of each Month
Upper Moreland Twp. Library
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM

Municipal Waste Services

Commonly Asked Questions

Whitetail Disposal handles billing for  residents of Schwenksville Borough.

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!

Please do not use any other container for the trash or recyclables.

Red Hair Girl and Trash Can