Types Of Service
TRASH/GARBAGE: shall include all matter and materials which are discarded or rejected by the owners. Included are garbage, rubbish, trash and other refuse materials, but shall exclude human body waste, medical waste, hazardous waste, any debris or construction materials, dirt, rock, concrete, lead pipe, limbs, tree trunks, any vegetation, including grass clippings.
BULK ITEMS PICKUP
The contract also provides for one bulk item per week. Contact the Township Trash Office prior to setting out any bulk item. The regular route pickup driver will not pickup a bulk item. Contact Southampton Township Trash at (717)532-7685 to arraign for pickup.
BULK ITEMS: include appliances (Interstate Waste is responsible for removing any Freon), tires without rims, carpets no larger than 9’x12’, etc. The items must be able to be handled by two persons. Excluded from the definition of bulk items are demolition materials, and pianos.
TYPES OF RECYCLABLES
RECYCLABLES: shall include newspapers/inserts, magazines, catalogs, junk mail/envelopes, office paper, corrugated cardboard (boxes should be flattened), cereal, soda, tissue boxes, paperboard packaging, paper towel and toilet paper cores, telephone books, aluminum cans, glass bottles and jars, metal food cans, plastic bottles and containers labeled numbers 1-7. Specifically excluded are plastic bags and Styrofoam.
A complete list of recyclables is listed in a seperate section on this web site.
TYPES OF TRASH SERVICE
a. A 95 gallon tote provided by Interstate Waste. ALL TRASH MUST BE IN THE TOTE.
b. TWO personal 45-50 gallon trash containers, OR THREE 33 gallon trash bags.
c. Trash bags purchased from the township. This option benefits the customers who do not have enough trash to collect each week. These bags are blue in color in order to be identified by the trash truck driver. A minimum of 12 bags @ $3.50/bag must be purchased per year.
IT IS NOT PERMISSABLE TO SUBSTITUTE ANY OTHER TRASH BAGS.
Recycling bins will also be provided to these customers.
EXEMPT-No service of any kind.
. ALL TYPES OF SERVICE PROVIDE FOR THE ONE BULK ITEM PER WEEK.
ALL TRASH MUST BE BAGGED
If you are unsure about an item, contact the Township Office.
Southampton Township Office 200 Airport Road Shippensburg, Pa 17257