Tag Costs & Guidelines

Extra service tags are purchased at the township office during business hours–Monday thru Thursday, 8am to 4pm.

Email Joanne Yost – jyost@twp.lancaster.pa.us – or call (717) 291-1213 x301 if you have questions.

  • YELLOW – $1.25 each, for each Extra container or bag over the weekly limit of three. 
  • RED $4.00 each, for each Over-sized item (furniture, carpet, mattress, grill, microwave, etc.).  No more than two over-sized items will be picked up at any one residence each week. 

 Special Collection Week Tags: (In May and November)

  • Blue – $12.00 each, for each Large Appliance (White Goods)  – Includes washers, dryers, dishwashers, refrigerators, stoves, freezers, hot water heaters, air conditioners, furnaces, dehumidifiers, etc.
  • Lancaster County Solid Waste accepts large appliances ALL YEAR ROUND. Call (717) 397-9968 or visit their website for more information, including their hours and fees. ADDRESS: 1299 Harrisburg Pike, Lancaster, PA 17603
  • Purple – $2.00 each, for each standard vehicle or motorcycle Tire ONLY and NO RIMS. NO COMMERCIAL OR OVER-SIZED TIRES. 
  • Lancaster County Solid Waste accepts car, truck, and motorcycle tires, with or without rims, ALL YEAR ROUND. Call (717) 397-9968 or visit their website for more information, including their hours and fees. ADDRESS: 1299 Harrisburg Pike, Lancaster, PA 17603

Disposal of Hazardous Items:

  • Pesticides, chemicals, paint, computers/accessories, cell phones, cameras, etc., are hazardous waste and are not to be placed in household trash/recycling. For a complete list of these items, click here. Dispose of these items at the Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority at 1299 Harrisburg Pike, Lancaster, PA. Call ahead for hours and fees. (717) 397-9968.  www.lcswma.org
  • Household construction/demolition waste will not be collected by the township hauler. Make arrangements with the hired contractor or dispose of the material at the Lancaster County Solid Waste Management Authority at 1299 Harrisburg Pike, Lancaster, PA. Call ahead for hours and fees. (717) 397-9968.  www.lcswma.org

For a list of other items and how to dispose of them, go to theHow do I dispose of…page.