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.  Residents are responsible for the cleanliness of their toters.  Please hose them out to maintain them.  Trash and Recycle must be placed in your toter for pick up Plastic bags on the ground will not be picked up.

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 curb side 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 curb side 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
17 South 2nd Avenue
Phoenixville, Pa 19460

FALL/WINTER HOURS - Beginning October 29th, 2018
Monday thru Friday 7:00am to 3:00pm 

SPRING/SUMMER HOURS - Beginning April 2, 2018 until October 27th, 2018
Monday thru Saturday - 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 every other week on your trash day 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 

Week of May 14 and May 28

Week of June 11 and June 25

Week of July 9 and July 23

Week of August 6 and August 20

Week of September 3 and September 17

Week of October 1 and October 15


Leaf Collection

The 2018 leaf collection season will begin October 15th and will end December 31st, 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 15th ending December 31, 2018.  




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 recycle 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#1-5 & 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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