Municipal Waste Services

Spring City Borough

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Our Customer Service team hours are:

Spring City Borough

Your Service Day is Monday

Place the trash and recycling out on Sunday evening for Monday pick up.

Trash Services
All You Need to Know About

Trash Services Spring City Borough

Whitetail Disposal is proud to partner with Spring City to provide waste service to its residents.
  • Limit of 6 containers or bags per residence.
  • Containers shall not exceed 50lbs/each.
  • Bags shall not exceed 32 gallons/each.
  • Your containers should be at least 3 feet clear of any other objects including mailboxes, cars, street signs, etc.
  • Yard waste cannot be put in the regular trash.
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Bulk services
Large Item

Bulk Service

Special pick-ups for bulk items, furniture, tires, and appliances are available by the borough upon request at additional cost.

Please call the Borough Office for a quote and pick up time.

How to Schedule

Please call the Borough Office for a quote and pick up time.

We Are Here to Guide You

Recycling Service

Recyclables must be clean and dry.

Do not bag recyclables.


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Acceptable Items


Plastic 1 and 2 are preferred but  1-7 are accepted.

Recycle plastics by shape: bottles, jars, jugs and tubs. 

All bottles and containers must be rinsed clean and dry.

Dirty recycling is contaminated recycling.


Recycle empty tin, aluminum and steel cans.

All food and beverage cans must be rinsed clean and dry.

Dirty recycling is contaminated recycling.


Paper, newspaper and magazines are good to recycle.

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


Flatten and bundle all cardboard and paperboard when not placing inside toter.

Pizza boxes are trash and not recyclable.


Glass food bottles and jars can be recycled.

Not all glass is recyclable. Glass that has specialized chemical compositions such as tempered glass are not recyclable. 

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

Dirty recycling is contaminated recycling.

Unacceptable Items

plastic bottles

If you must bag your recyclables, see through bags are required.

Any recyclables bagged in solid (non-see through) bags must be handled as trash.


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.


Cups with plastic or waxed coatings are not recyclable. The plastic lids should be trashed as well.

Invest in and carry a reusable cup instead.


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 Spring City Borough’s yard waste compost programs.

For the convenience of their residents, Spring City Borough provides property owners with curbside yard waste removal.

  • Curbside leaf Collection in the fall.
  • Curbside grass clipping and yard waste collection.

2023 Dates to be announced by the borough.

  • Leaves should be raked into piles at the curb-line of the streets.
  • Piles should be no more than 4 feet in length and 2 feet in height.
  • Residents are asked to park away for leaf piles for safety and to allow room for the crew to operate.

Grass clippings, leaves, and twigs must be placed in brown yard waste paper bags and set at curbside for collection by the Borough.

  • Separate the grass clippings from the regular trash. Do not mix refuse with the yard waste.
  • All grass clippings must be bagged. The Borough will not collect loose grass clippings placed in containers.
  • All shrubbery and tree trimmings need to be bundled, tied together, should not exceed a length of 4 feet and be easy for one person to pick up.
  • Place at curbside for collection. Please be sure to keep separate from the regular trash.
Holiday Services
Holiday Services and Schedule

Spring City Borough

Spring City New Year’s Day 2024

Monday, January 1st, 2024
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Spring City Memorial Day 2024

Monday, May 27th, 2024
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Spring City Independence Day 2024

Thursday, July 4th, 2024
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Spring City Labor Day 2024

Monday, September 2nd, 2024
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Spring City Thanksgiving 2024

Thursday, November 28th, 2024
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Spring City Christmas 2024

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

Wednesday, January 1st, 2025
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Learn More About

Municipal Waste Services

Commonly Asked Questions

Regular household trash is fine to throw away.

If you have anything unusual like paint cans, tires, appliances, oil, or other chemicals please contact our office and we may be able to help you find a way to dispose of these items.

Chester County operates a number of hazardous waste events throughout the year.

The Lanchester Landfill, 7224 28th Division Highway, Narvon (Route 322 West, Honey Brook), is accepting televisions, computers and computer peripherals.

They will accept no more than 3 TV’s and/or monitors and they must be intact, not in pieces. There is no fee.

Monday thru Friday, 7:00AM to 4:30 PM and Saturday, 7:00AM to 11:30AM.

You must go onto the scale and let the weigh master know what you have. The weigh master will ask for identification.

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