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Trash/Recycle Collection Update-2/21/2019

Due to the recent weather event, Waste Management is finishing up with the Wednesday route collection today (Thursday, Feb. 21).

They are planning to also collect the Thursday route as normal. HOWEVER, IF they are unable to finish with the Thursday collection today, they will complete that collection on Friday, Feb. 22. 

The township office will be on a 2-hour delay on Thursday, February 21, 2019, opening at 10:00am.

Waste Management will resume the Wednesday collection schedule on Thursday, Feb. 21.

Office Closed-February 20, 2019

Due to the pending forecast, the township office will be closed on Wednesday, February 20, 2019. For plowing updates, follow us on Twitter @LTEMC, or call (717) 291-1215. Other calls should wait until the office has reopened. Call 911 if you have an emergency. 

Your trash/recycle collection may also be affected on Wednesday. Visit the Waste Management weather alert site at https://www.wm.com/weather-alert/index.jsp  for the most up-to-date information.

The current alert (on 2/19/19 at 9:40pm) on the Waste Management site reads as follows:

Service alert for Pennsylvania
Western Pennsylvania

We are anticipating service delays across the region on Wednesday, February 20th due to the incoming winter storm. Our teams will be working diligently to service our customers as quickly and safely as possible. Customers may experience a one-day delay in service and will be notified accordingly when possible. 

Please continue to check www.wm.com/alerts for up-to-date information.