Refuse and Recycling Info Sheet

Due to a growing problem with bed bugs, all mattresses and box springs must be wrapped with plastic before collection.

SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP has contracted with JP Mascaro & Sons for refuse and recycling pickup.  The service may only be activated by calling the Township office. The quarterly trash fee is $89.88 and billed by JP Mascaro.  Please contact the office to inquire about the requirements for Senior Citizen and Low Income rates.

The refuse and recycling schedule is delayed one day during 2020 for the following six major holidays:  New Year’s, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.

SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP is a mandated recycling community under Pennsylvania Act 101.  Residential establishments must recycle newspaper, glass, aluminum, bi-metallic containers and plastics.  Please place all items at the curb the evening before your scheduled pick-up day after 5:00 PM.

Refuse & Recycling Info Sheet

Vacancy Affidavit for Trash

Senior Citizen Trash Affidavit

CFL bulbs may be dropped off at the Township Building during regular office hours.  The energy saving bulbs have small amounts of mercury that should not be introduced into the waste stream.

Corrugated cardboard dumpsters are located along the paved driveway across from the Township Building, which also serves as the Fire Company driveway.

Ink Cartridge Recycling can be dropped off at the Township Building to benefit the South Abington PTA.

As a Pennsylvania mandated recycling municipality, all businesses must recycle, at the minimum, aluminum, high grade office paper and cardboard.  A Recycling Report must be submitted each year to the Township, accompanied by certified weight slips. Helpful information for commercial recycling can be found below

Commercial Recycling

Leaves and Christmas trees will be picked up seasonally, with dates advertised on this website.  It is requested that grass clippings remain on the lawn.