Collection Service Alerts/Holidays

SERVICE ALERTS – Changes to special collections (posted 9/21/2021):

  • Large Appliance (White Goods) Collection: IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR THE COLLECTION of Large Appliances–The date for this collection has been moved to FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 12, not the week of November 8-11 as was originally scheduled.

A $12 Blue tag must be attached to each appliance. Includes washers, dryers, dishwashers, refrigerators, stoves, freezers, hot water heaters, air conditioners, furnaces, dehumidifiers, etc. If you purchased a Blue tag at an earlier date, and did not use it, you must notify the township office at least two (2) business days prior to your collection day in order to place your address and the item(s) on the hauler’s pickup list. Send an email to jyost@twp.lancaster.pa.usor call (717) 291-1213.

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  • Tire Collection: IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR THE COLLECTION of Tires–The date for this collection has been moved to FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 12, not the week of November 8-11 as was originally scheduled.

 A $2.00 Purple tag must be attached to each tire. This collection is for standard vehicle or motorcycle tires ONLY and NO RIMS. NO COMMERCIAL OR OVER-SIZED TIRES WILL BE COLLECTED. If you purchased a Purple tag at an earlier date, and did not use it, you must notify the township office at least two (2) business days prior to your collection day in order to place your address and the item(s) on the hauler’s pickup list. Send an email to jyost@twp.lancaster.pa.usor call (717) 291-1213.

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HOLIDAY COLLECTION NOTICES for Trash/Recycling:

Thursday, November 25, 2021 (Thanksgiving Day): NO trash/recycle collection.
Thursday’s collection will take place on Friday, November 26. 

December 25, 2021 & January 1, 2022:  NO CHANGE to the trash/recycle collection for these holidays since they fall on a weekend. Collection will take place on the normal schedule.

ONLY certain holidays affect regular trash/recycle collection schedules depending on what day the holiday falls on. If the actual holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday, there is NO CHANGE to the collection schedule.

The holidays listed below are the only holidays observed by the contracted hauler:

  • JANUARY: New Year’s Day – (only affected if January 1st falls on a weekday)
  • MAY: Memorial Day – (Monday holiday means one-day delay for the week)
  • JULY: Independence Day – (only affected if July 4th falls on a weekday)
  • SEPTEMBER: Labor Day – (Monday holiday means one-day delay for the week)
  • NOVEMBER: Thanksgiving Day – (Thursday holiday means Thursday collection will be Friday)
  • DECEMBER: Christmas Day – (only affected if December 25th falls on a weekday)

Extreme weather events (flooding, snow, ice, etc.) may affect collection by causing stoppage or delays. When events occur, the contractor will provide information to the township. As it is received, the township will make every effort to post updates on a variety of platforms:  through email blast, the township website, Nextdoor.com, Twitter.com/LTEMC, and Facebook.com/LancTwpMunicipality.