Refuse and Recycling
NEW - For Residents:
Refuse and Recycling
Effective January 1, 2016
Advanced Disposal is pleased to continue to provide trash and
recycling collection services to Hempfield township.
To learn more download Keeping
Hempfield Township Cleaner and Greener Flyer!
Refuse and Recycling Fee Schedule
Mandatory Pickup and Recycling
Garbage pickup and recycling is mandatory for residential property
owners and commercial business in Hempfield Township and will be
Every homeowner must have an account with Advanced Disposal for
refuse service. Bills from Advanced Disposal are mailed out quarterly.
Failure to pay your invoice will result in refuse service being cut off,
thereby constituting a violation of the Township mandatory garbage
Note: Transporting your residential garbage to
your business is also considered a violation.
Recycling and Garbage for residential customers is picked up weekly by Advanced
Disposal. Recycling containers
are available at no charge at the Hempfield Township
In addition, commercial businesses are reminded to annually send
their recycling reports provided from their contracted garbage hauler to
the Township of Hempfield.
Advanced Disposal - Garbage Collection Services
Advanced Disposal conducts service operations on a five-day a week
schedule. Place your trash and recycling out by the curb for
collection the night before your designated collection day.
- GARBAGE SERVICE - Advanced Disposal provides curbside
collection of unlimited household waste. This includes
normal household waste, yard waste, furniture bundled
carpet cut in 4-ft lengths, and appliances. Please when
disposing of bulk items, put out only 1 per week. Garbage
(food waste) and rubbish shall be stored in a container
which shall have a tight fitting cover, have suitable
handles, be watertight and fly proof and be able to be
carried easily by the collector. For
disposal of construction, demolition or remodeling material,
Advanced Disposal for dumpster rental information.
- SERVICE RESTRICTIONS - Due to state and
local regulations, the following materials are prohibited
from collection: automotive, batteries, tires, paint,
medical waste including needles and syringes, chemicals.
liquids, and hazardous waste such as asbestos, gasoline, or
oil. Appliances with refrigerants (Freon) may only be
collected if a sticker is placed on the appliance, by a
certified technician, certifying the refrigerants have been
removed. Brush, branches or tree limbs may not exceed 4
inches in diameter. Material must be bundled not to exceed 4
feet in length. Please place your rubbish in standard
32-gallon trash containers or heavy plastic bags securely
tied. Bags and/or cans may not exceed 50 lbs.
- HOLIDAY SCHEDULE - There is no trash
collection on the following six holidays: New Year's Day,
Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day,
and Christmas Day. Pick up will be delayed one day if the
above official holiday is on a Monday through Friday. If the
holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday, there is no change in
service day for that week.
- COLLECTION DAY SCHEDULE - Please contact our
customer service department at 1-800-437-1759 for a street
by street listing of collection days.
VFD Recycling Efforts
Recycling at fire departments within the township in dumpsters
labeled "Newspapers and Magazines". The types of permitted materials
include newspapers, magazines, junk mail, office paper, etc. However,
phone books are not permitted and must be deposited in your residential
single-stream recycling pickup.
Door-to-Door Single Stream Recycling
Recycling is easy. Simply place ALL recyclables into one bin at your curbside
and the items will be sorted at the plant! Items that can be single-streamed
- Newspaper with inserts
- Telephone Books
- Plastic #1 - #7 & Plastic Caps
- Office Paper/Junk Mail
- Aluminum Cans
- Glass Jars & Bottles
- Cardboard (flattened)
- Bimetal Cans
- Aseptic containers: multi-layered plastic, paper, metal
packaging usually containing juice, soy milk, broth and other
Recycling bins are available for pick up at the Hempfield Township
Please note that all Hempfield Volunteer Fire Department
locations are for PAPER RECYCLING ONLY and NOT SINGLE STREAM.
Recycle - It's the Law
One Container. No Sorting. No Kidding!
The easiest way to recycle is here in Hempfield and surrounding areas
- from Advanced Disposal!
Place all your recyclable materials in one container with no
separating or sorting needed. We'll do it for you! Just a few simple
guidelines outlined below to avoid any service interruptions:
- Place all your recyclable material in your RECYCLE
container(s) furnished by Hempfield Township without separating or
sorting! The containers need to be clearly marked as recyclable
- Large volumes of glass and newspaper can increase the
weight of your recycling
container(s). Please assure the weight of one container doesn’t
- All cardboard must be broken down flat and shall be no
more than 3-feet in length or width. Since most recycling containers
don’t have lids we recommend bundling or using paper bags for
cardboard and paper to eliminate litter on windy days.
- Please be reminded that recycling is mandatory
and that recyclables are collected every other week. Your recyclable
items must be in a recycling container. To obtain a container, call
Hempfield Township at 724-834-7232.
Recycle all of these items in your
Single Sort Recycle Container
These items can't be recycle.
Put them in your trash container.
|Glass bottles and jars
||Garbage, food waste, diapers, paper plates, hangers,
old plastic toys
|Metal beverage and food cans
||Meat or dairy plastic or paper packaging
|Rinsed plastic containers
(types 1 through 7)
|Plastic wrap or bags
|Paper from news, magazines, junk mail,
dry non-coated food paper
|Freezer food packaging
|Boxboard, small flat pieces of corrugated
cardboard box material
|Plastic deli, product or take-out packaging
|All cardboard must be broken down so
that it is flat and no more than 3-feet in
length or width
|Window glass, ceramics or dishware, mirror,
||Plastic bags or wrapping film
||NO styrofoam packaging and/or cups
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