Trash & Recycling Contact

Joanne Yost
Facilities & Operations Manager
Phone: (717) 291-1213, Ext. 301
Email: jyost@twp.lancaster.pa.us

Regular trash and recycling collection days are: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday, depending on where you live. To find out your specific collection day, or for questions regarding trash/recycling, contact Joanne Yost.

Joanne manages the township refuse and recycling program. She handles trash/recycle collection concerns, and processes the semi-annual trash/recycling bills, as well as the final trash/recycle bills for home settlements. Joanne also handles the rental of the Maple Grove Community Building.

Lancaster Township has a mandatory (by township ordinance) recycling program for all residents, including apartment dwellers and businesses within the township.

WASTE MANAGEMENT is the contracted hauler for Lancaster Township.

Holidays* may affect regular pickup schedules. If your service day falls on or after a Waste Management observed holiday, your service may experience a 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