Trash Collection Days - Click below to see the daily trash collection maps.

Borough Wide Trash Collection
Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday


The Borough of Phoenixville Ordinance states you will be allowed to use only the toters provided to you by the Borough. The Borough provides 1 trash and 1 recycle toter. Each resident may purchase 1 additional trash toter per trash unit. 4 total toters per household.  If your trash toter is lost or stolen, you are responsible for purchasing a replacement toter.

Toter Exchange - Residents can exchange 65 gallon toters with 35 gallons toters if they meet one of the following criteria:
Any resident over the age of 65.

Any resident with a physical disability.
Any resident with obstructed access to rear of property for storage. 

Bulk Items - (Non-Metal Items) Will be picked up curb side on your regular trash day. In addition to your toter(s) you are allowed 5 Bulk Items that should be placed next to your toters.  Examples of bulk items:  sofa, love seat, mattress, boxspring, table, etc.). NO construction clean outs - NO metal items.

Metal & Appliance Items - Appointments are needed for curbside pickup of metal items. For appointment call 610-933-8801 Ext. 110

Refrigerators & Air ConditionersMust be certified Freon Free. Contact your local appliance dealer to get certification.  Once certified, call to schedule a curbside pickup.  610-933-8801 Ext. 110

TVs and Computer Devices
Pennsylvania Landfill Ban on Covered Electronic Devices Now in Effect as of January 24, 2013 
All TVs and Computer devices can not be placed in the regular trash stream collection, they must be recycled. 
 TVs can be recycled at most stores or dealerships that sell them, free of charge.  As for computer devices, they can be recycled at Staples free of charge.  TVs, computers and computer monitors are also accepted at the Lanchester Landfill: 7224 Division Hwy, Narvon, PA 17555 (610-273-3771). The Borough does not pick up these items. Residents should bring items to the site along with proof of Chester County residency (driver's license). Lanchester will only accept three items per visit. 

 Left Over Paint Disposal


Phoenixville Compost Site
South 2nd Avenue
Phoenixville, Pa 19460

FALL/WINTER HOURS - Beginning October 30, 2017
Compost Site will be open 
Monday thru Friday - 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Materials Available at the Compost Site are as follows:
Yard Waste Compost and Hard Wood Mulch (Brown).

*The Borough has the right to reject any or all Material brought forth to the Compost Site*
*Please contact the Borough Offices for further information*


Yard Waste will be picked up on your regular trash days and must be in PAPER BIODEGRADABLE BAGS ONLY, WITH YOUR ADDRESS PRINTED ON THE BAG.  Bags will be collected every other week starting April - October.  2018 Schedule TBD



Leaf Collection

The 2017 leaf collection season will begin October 16th and will end December 22nd, weather permitting.  Please see attached Leaf Collection Notice Schedule.  For streets not listed on the collection notice, leaves must be bagged in biodegradable paper bags and placed out for pickup.  Bag collection will occur every other Monday starting on Monday, October 23rd.

Leaf Collection Notice 2017



Recyclable paper and commingled materials will be picked up once a week on your regular trash day. All recyclable materials must be stored/placed in the toter(s) provided by the Borough. 

Single-Stream Recycling

Single Stream Recycling means that you don’t have to separate your recyclables. Instead place all of your recyclable materials, such as paper, cans, and bottles, in the same toter. Single stream recycling has been shown to increase household recycling by 25%.  This saves time by not having to separate recyclables. 

What CAN be Recycled?
Newspapers, Magazines, Cardboard, Paperback Books, Paper Egg Cartons, Aluminum Cans, Empty Glass Containers, Plastic Containers Labeled#1-#7, and Empty Aerosol Containers

What CAN NOT be Recycled?
Garbage, Plastic Shopping Bags, Styrofoam, Hazardous Chemicals, Batteries/Electronics, CDs/DVDs, Light Bulbs, Toys or Sporting Goods, Ice Cream Cartons, and Food-Tainted Items

For Information on other recycling opportunities please visit Chester County Solid Waste Authority


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