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.  

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

SPRING/SUMMER/FALL HOURS - Beginning April thru October 28, 2017
Compost Site will be open 
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 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

Yard Waste will be picked up on your regular trash day on the weeks of:

Yard Waste Pickup


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. It will be collected every other week starting April and continuing through OctoberYard Waste will be picked up on your regular trash day on the following weeks: 



April 03, 2017

April 17, 2017


May 01, 2017

May 15, 2017

May 29, 2017


June 12, 2017

June 26, 2017


July 10, 2017

July 24, 2017


August 07, 2017

August 21, 2017


Sept. 04, 2017

Sept. 18, 2017


October 02, 2017

October 16, 2017

October 30, 2017


Yard waste may also be dropped off at the compost site during regular hours only. Do NOT DROP BAGS OFF AT THE GATE before or after business hours.  No Plastic bags will be accepted.  BIO-DEGRADABLE PAPER BAGS ONLY - available at K-mart, Sears, Giant & Acme.

Dirt, Stone, Concrete, Plywood, Black Top, Construction Material, and Treated or Painted Wood

*The Borough has the right to reject any or all Material brought forth to the Compost Site*

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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