Penn Waste, Inc.

Website:  (Penn Waste is the contracted hauler for Lancaster Township)
Phone: (717) 767-4456

Please have your items placed at the curb prior to 5:00am as they start promptly (weather permitting). The rate and service level is as follows:

  • TRASH: Three bags or containers (32 gallon containers-30 lb. limit)
  • RECYCLE: Unlimited (Click here for detailed information on recycling.)
  • BULK ITEM: Maximum of two on your collection day (must have an extra service tag attached to each item)
  • YARD WASTE: Unlimited on specified collection days (see calendar)
    • Click HERE for the Special Collection Calendar provided by Penn Waste.
    • Click HERE for the Penn Waste Yard Waste Guide.

Penn Waste observes the following holidays:*

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

*If your normal trash collection day falls on or after a holiday, in any given week, collection will be delayed by one day. NOTE: If the holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday, there will be no change in the collection day.

For instant information and updates on route changes due to holidays or weather-related issues, the tools below will help:

  1.  Sign-up for E-news at
  2. Like the Penn Waste Facebook page—
  3. Follow Penn Waste on Twitter—
  4. Sign up for text alerts—Text EZpennwaste to 313131

Inclement Weather: Penn Waste will broadcast their schedule changes (if necessary) during weather-related emergencies. Tune to the following stations for information:

Operation Snowflake

      • WSBA 910 AM
      • WARM 103 FM

Storm Watch Radio

      • WHP 580 AM
      • 97.3 WRVV FM
      • 94.9 BOB FM
      • 99.3 KISS FM

Storm Watch TV

      • WHP-TV (CBS 21)
      • WLYH-TV (CW 15)
      • WGAL-TV (NBC 8)
      • WHTM-TV (ABC 27)