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remember  weigh limit.     no trash or yard waste will be collected if too heavy - it will be left behind.


YARD WASTE PICKUP WILL END IN NOVEMBER.  ASHES WILL BE PICKED UP ON TUESDAYS.   DURING SNOW STORMS, PLOWING TAKES PRIORITY OVER PICKUPS. 

DO NOT THROW SNOW BACK ONTO ROADWAY AFTER THE PLOWS COME THROUGH.



RULES AND REGULATIONS:

(1) WEIGHT LIMIT.  CONTAINERS AND BAGS NEED TO BE LIFTED UP INTO VEHICLES.   PLEASE DO NOT EXCEED WEIGHT LIMIT.   (2) PLACE ITEMS CURBSIDE NIGHT BEFORE PICKUP.  BAGS SHOULD BE TIED.   (3) LARGE TREE CUT OR BUSHES REMOVED MUST HAVE SPECIAL PICKUP ARRANGED THROUGH BOROUGH OFFICE.  THERE IS A $15.00 RENTAL FEE. TRUCK WILL BE PARKED AT YOUR PROPERTY FOR YOU TO LOAD.  (4) ABSOLUTELY NO UNACCEPTABLE ITEMS MIXED WITH GRASS AND YARD WASTE.  THIS WILL CAUSE PROBLEMS FOR THE GRINDER AT THE COMPOST SITE.   (5) RECYCLING MATERIAL GENERATES REVENUE FOR THE BOROUGH AND THEREFORE RECYCLING MATERIAL SHOULD NOT BE THROWN OUT AS TRASH IN BOROUGH REFUSE BAGS.  THIS COSTS THE BOROUGH TO TAKE TO LANDFILL VS RECEIVING REVENUE.   HIGHER COSTS TO THE BOROUGH MEANS HIGHER COSTS TO THE RESIDENTS.   ANY QUESTIONS PLEASE CONTACT THE BOROUGH OFFICE.   

Rules and Regulations not followed will result in the items remaining at your property until the issue is corrected.  A warning notice will be issued.

MONDAY - REFUSE PICKUP

TUESDAY - YARD WASTE PICKUP - LEAVES, BRANCHES, GRASS CLIPPING - NO DIRT OR STONE MIXED IN.   BRANCHES UP TO 4 INCHES IN DIAMETER -  KEEP DIRT AND ROCK SEPARATE  CONTAINERS.    FOR LARGER LOADS, THE BOROUGH WILL RENT THE BOROUGH DUMP TRUCK FOR $15.00/LOAD FOR RESIDENTS TO LOAD SIGNIFICANT AMOUNT OF YARD WASTE. 

WEDNESDAY - SINGLE STREAM RECYCLING

THURSDAY - SPECIAL PROJECTS - MAINTENANCE, POTHOLE PATCHNG, SIGNS, CREEK CHANNEL, ETC.  PARKS AND BUILDING MAINTENANCE, VEHICLE MAINTENANCE, GRASS CUTTING, ETC.

FRIDAY - SPECIAL PROJECTS - MAINTENANCE, POTHOLE PATCHING, SIGNS, CREEK CHANNEL, ETC. 


REMINDER -  WEIGHT LIMIT  30 LBS.   PLEASE NOTE WORKERS NEED TO LIFT CONTAINERS UP AND INTO DUMP TRUCKS.  PLEASE DO NOT OVERLOAD.

.Recycling Lids -  Available one lid per family.  Stop by Borough Office during hours.

RECYCLING BINS AVAILABLE AT THE BOROUGH BUILDING. (CURRENTLY OUT OF STOCK)


USED CLOTHING RECYCLING:  The Dupont Lions Club/Leo's Club is collecting clothing:  Clothing Boxes are on site at the Dupont Borough Building Side of Building and also at the Pittston Area School Locations including Ben Franklin Center on Walnut Street.

COMPOST AVAILABLE TO RESIDENTS
Compost is available at the facility site off Garden Road at no charge to the borough residents.  A pile is provided for residents within the first gate to the facility which is open at all times.   

 
   
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