Special Collection Dates

WASTE MANAGEMENT is the contracted hauler for Lancaster Township.

  • Yard Waste Collection:  April through the beginning of October (see calendar below). Collected every other week on your regular collection day.
  • Large Appliance (White Goods) Collection: week of April 15-18, 2019 and week of November 4-7, 2019 on your regular collection day
  • Tire Collectionweek of April 15-18, 2019 and week of November 4-7, 2019 on your regular collection day
  • Christmas Tree Collection: collection of REAL Christmas trees is the week of January 6-9, 2020, on your regular collection day. This is the only free pickup week.

Holidays* may affect regular pickup schedules. If your service day falls on or after a Waste Management observed holiday, your service will be on a one-day delay schedule. If the holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday, there will be no service delay.

*Waste Management Holidays:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day

For weather/service alerts, go to the Waste Management site at this link:  Weather & Service Alerts

Regular trash and recycling collection days are: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday, depending on where you live. To find out your specific collection day, email Joanne Yost at jyost@twp.lancaster.pa.usor call (717) 291-1213 extension 301.