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Municipal Waste Services

We Are Here to Help!

Our Customer Service team hours are:

  • 8am – 5pm Monday-Friday
  • 8am – 12pm Saturdays
  • Direct Dial 610-936-9967

Contact Us Today

Need to check your service day?

Searchable Service Map

Follow the link below to search our Northampton Township service map and find out your pick up day for trash and recycling.

Northampton Township Residents

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Register your email through the link below to receive email updates about your service including weather and holiday delays.

Trash Services

All You Need to Know About

Trash Services Northampton Township

Make sure to put your trash & recycle carts curbside for collection the night before your pick up day.

As a reminder, any trash placed outside your cart will not be collected. However, you can get 2nd cart.

  • Northampton carts must be used.
  • Your carts should be at least 3 feet clear of any other objects including other carts, mailboxes, cars, street signs, etc.
  • Wheels on your cart should be toward the house so that all materials are emptied.
  • Be sure trash is bagged and lids are closed to prevent spills.

We cannot take:

  • Hazardous waste including radioactive, reactive, toxic, ignitable, corrosive, or acidic items.
  • E-waste including televisions, computers, etc.
  • C & D includingconcrete, roofing, and other home remodeling debris.

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Whitetail Disposal and Your

Trash & Recycle Equipment

Whitetail Disposal is servicing the majority of Northampton Township residents with automated trucks that utilize Northampton Township toters for collection.

Some residents will still be serviced by manual trucks and do not receive toters.

If you have a green recycle toter provided by Northampton township continue to use it.

Cart Lease

Have additional trash or recycling?

Additional Cart Lease

Any residence may get a 2nd waste cart (maximum 2 waste carts total per residence).

There is no additional monthly cost for a 2nd cart.

Subject to a one-time charge.

The Township will not exchange used trash carts or recycle carts for new ones.

Carts are property of the township.

Trash Only

65 Gallon Cart

Contact us for pricing and to schedule.

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Bulk services

“Bulk Waste”

Large items of refuse including, but not limited to, furniture, carpet, mattresses, and appliances normally generated at a residential property.

Each residential property shall be entitled to place one item of bulk waste at the curb or street line each week.

  • Sets of items comprised of multiple individual pieces may need to be removed over several pick ups such as a “patio set.”
  • This does not include construction material or items, hazardous items or material, or items that pose a significant safety risk to the collection team or community.
  • For the purpose of reasonable collection, some items which are too bulky may need to be broken up and securely tied in bundles not to exceed 50 pounds in weight or three (3) feet in length and placed next to the containers at the curb or street line.
  • Not all items can be collected with your normal truck and some may require a specialty truck that operates on a different schedule. Specialty items may not be included with borough service.

Schedule Now

How to Schedule

Contact our Municipality Department by 12pm the day prior to your service day to schedule:

  • Direct Dial610-936-9967
  • [emailprotected]

For our employees’ safety:

  • Mattresses and box springs must be wrapped in plastic.
  • Toilets must be bagged.

Freezer, Refrigerator, Air conditioner, dehumidifier, water cooler:

  • All doors must be removed prior to pick up.
  • These items cannot be picked up with the regular truck.

May require a specialty truck that operates on a different schedule.

  • Basketball Equipment
  • Picnic tables/Benches
  • Electric Fireplace
  • Kerosene Heater
  • Generator
  • Porch Swing
  • Attic Steps
  • Trampoline (properly broken down)
  • Air Hockey Table
  • Tanning Bed

  • Hazardous Items
  • Piano
  • Swing Set
  • Boat
  • Safe
  • Furnace Tank
  • Pool Tables
  • Large Satellite Dish
  • Large Pool Cover
  • Vehicles (cars, motorcycle, large riding mowers, etc.)
  • Glass (mirrors, windows, sliding glass door, glass top patio tables, aquariums)
  • Construction & Demo Material (concrete, marble, sandbags, bricks, asphalt, etc.)
  • Large Renovation items (garage doors, cast iron tubs, shower surrounds, furnaces, etc.

The link below has a list of donation centers in the township. Some will even come pick up your item!

NHTWP Donation GUIDE

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Recycling Guide

We Are Here to Guide You

Recycling Services

If your recycling is contaminated, or includes items that are not acceptable according to the list below, they will be rejected.

Recyclables must be clean and dry. Do not bag recyclables.

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Acceptable Items

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All bottles and containers must be rinsed clean and dry.

Dirty recycling is contaminated recycling.

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Shredded paper cannot be recycle.It clogs the recycling sorting line.

If paper is soiled or wet, compost or trash it.

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Must be broken down.

If cardboard is soiled, compost or trash it.

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Make sure containers are rinsed out and completely empty to avoid contamination.

Dirty recycling is contaminated recycling.

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Make sure glass containers are rinsed out and completely empty to avoid contamination.

Dirty recycling is contaminated recycling.

Unacceptable Items

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Plastic bags are not accepted as part of curbside recycling programs – they get tangled in equipment and threaten worker safety.

Plastic bags can be recycled at most grocery stores.

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Plastic wrap, bubble wrap, sandwich bags and freezer bags should not go in the recycle bin.

Reuse whenever possible for presents, moving, or storage of similar items, or look for local options to recycle.

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Flexible packaging like chip bags and juice or soup pouches cannot be recycled in curbside programs.

This type of packaging is made from multiple materials preventing it from being recycled.

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Food and yard was cannot be recycled through our curbside program.

Compost or utilize UMT’s yard waste program.

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Polystyrene foam, plastic “to-go” containers and cups are made of non-recyclable materials, and are not acceptable in the curbside recycling program.

Packing peanuts aren’t recyclable either, however some shipping stores will take peanuts back for reuse.

How to Bundle Extra Cardboard

Bundles should be 4′ long x 1′ thick or less.

  1. Breakdown and flatten all boxes.
  2. Stack boxes neatly.
  3. Secure with tape or twine.

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Yard Waste and Leaves

Learn How to Dispose

Yard Waste and Leaves

Branches or shrubbery cannot extend over the top of the can or bag.

Unlimited yard waste will be collected and taken to a composting facility the day following collection of trash/recycling.

  • Use biodegradable, 30-gallon paper bags or appropriate containers that do not weigh more than 50 pounds when full.
  • Yard waste in plastic bags will not be collected.
  • Tree branches and shrubbery must be no more than 36 inches long and less than 3 inches in diameter. They must be bundled and tied, taped or put in biodegradable bags.
  • Branches or shrubbery cannot extend over the top of the can or bag.

Yard waste should be put in your Northampton Township trash toter(s).

Trees will be collected the 3rd week of January.

Put your tree curbside with your regular trash and recycling. Trees will be collected the day after regular service.

  • Trees over 6′ tall should be cut in half.
  • All decorations must be removed.
  • Do not bag trees for pick up.

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Holiday Services

Holiday Services and Schedule

Northampton Township

NHT Memorial Day 2024

Monday, May 27th, 2024

Check schedule

NHT Independence 2024

Thursday, July 4th, 2024

Check schedule

NHT Labor Day 2024

Monday, September 2nd, 2024

Check schedule

NHT Thanksgiving 2024

Thursday, November 28th, 2024

Check schedule

NHT Christmas 2024

Wednesday, December 25th, 2024

Check schedule

NHT New Year’s 2025

Wednesday, January 1st, 2025

Check schedule

Upcoming Events

Northampton Township

Upcoming Events

Bucks Co. Hazardous Waste Event: October 28th

Strayer Middle School
1200 Ronald Reagan Drive, Quakertown, Richland Township

Municipal Waste Services

Commonly Asked Questions

DO NOT dispose of batteries in your trash or recycling.

Lithium batteries are highly flammable and potentially explosive.

Improper disposal is a major safety concern for the community and the disposal crew.

Bucks County provides safe disposal events throughout the year.

Have items you’d rather give away than trash? The link below has list of donation centers in your township.

NHTWP Donation GUIDE

If you have a green recycle toter provided by Northampton township continue to use it.

  1. Breakdown and flatten all boxes.
  2. Stack boxes neatly.
  3. Secure with tape or twine.

Bundles should be 4′ long x 1′ thick or less.

One (1) bundle per week can be put out next to the recycling cart.

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If you have anything unusual like construction material, paint cans, or appliances, please contact us first and we may be able to help you find a way to get rid of theses items.

We recommend you repurpose you personal can to be used for yard waste or storage

If you cannot repurpose your personal can you can put it out for collection on your trash day. It should be empty, marked with a red X, and place upside down to let the driver know you want it removed.

April 1st through December 15th use biodegradable, 30-gallon paper bags or personal trash containers that do not weigh more than 50 pounds when full.

December 16th through March 31st Yard waste should be put in your Northampton Township trash toter(s).

Yes, Northampton Township supplies containers for their residents which must be used for service.

If you have additional trash or recycling that does not fit into your cart you can purchase a 2nd cart.

Follow the link below for a list of sites that accept freon based appliances in around Northampton Township.

For the link below for a list of E-Cycling locations and programs local to Northampton Township.

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