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Lower Pottsgrove Township
Muncipal Waste Collection Services
Trash, Recycling and Yard Waste Billing Information


Trash Payment Options

  • Trash bills can be paid by mail at PO Box 62685, Baltimore, MD 21264-2685.

  • Trash bills can now be paid online or by phone with a credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express), debit card, or electronic check. To pay by credit or debit card, visit Official Payments and choose the Local Payments option. To pay by phone, call Official Payments at 1-800-272-9829.

  • IMPORTANT - Use jurisdiction code 7866 for municipal waste payments only (this number DOES NOT apply to sewer, tax, or other payments).

  • PLEASE NOTE: A convenience fee will be charged and paid to Official Payments for using this service. Lower Pottsgrove Township does not receive any portion of this fee.

  • Q: How am I billed for Municipal Waste Collection service?
    A: Billing is $147.50 a year

    Q: When is my bill mailed?
    A: All trash bills are mailed once a year: Bills are sent out in May
Municipal Waste Services In Lower Pottsgrove
JP Mascaro collects trash, recyclables, and leaf waste for Lower Pottsgrove Township residents on public streets. Collection for trash and recyclables is every Monday beginning at 6 a.m. To ensure that you are not missed, placed items at the curb the night before. Items may not be placed at the curb before 4 p.m. the night before and must be removed no later than 10 a.m. the day following collection.

Each household is limited to FOUR (4) 25 to 50 gallon waste containers/bags weighing no more than 50 pounds per container each week. Containers may be plastic or metal trash cans OR plastic trash bags. Commercial toters are not an approved waste container under the Lower Pottsgrove Township trash removal contract and these containers will NOT be collected.
Holiday Schedules
If Monday is a celebrated holiday, collection will be on Tuesday. This applies only to the following holidays: New Year's Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, and Christmas Day.
Items that are Not Collected
  • Electronics: Due to state regulations that took effect at the beginning of 2013, electronics may no longer be collected curbside. Going forward, residents have access to a closed container for recycling of these items (TV's, computers,laptops, computer peripherals and computer monitors) at the Pioneer Crossing Landfill at 727 Redlane Road Birdsboro, PA 19508 (610)582-2900 OR residents can recycle these items wherever new electronic items are purchased (ie. Best Buy, etc.). More information about JP Mascaro's e-waste collection , visit their website,

    Each year, Montgomery County also sponsors household hazardous waste, tire, and electronics recycling events at various locations in the area. To learn more about the events, including dates and locations, call the Recycling Hotline, (610) 278-3618, or visit

  • Grass Clippings: DEP Composting Website

  • Yard Waste (branches, hedge trimmings, garden debris) DEP Composting Website, Arborganic Acres, and Hetrick Gardens offer alternative solutions.

  • Home Construction or Demolition Debris - contact JP Mascaro or another waste hauler

  • For paint cans*, aerosol paint cans, stain containers, or hazardous household chemicals - please see Household Hazardous Waste
*Latex paint cans will be collected with regular trash. They must be emptied, dried out and NO LID.
Leaf Collection

Leaf waste is collected the first Monday of April, May and June in the spring and the first Monday of October, November and December in the fall. Collection is ONLY on the FIRST Monday of the month. Leaves must be bagged in compostable kraft paper bags. Bags are available for purchase at the Township office, Sanatoga Thriftway, Redners Supermarket and other local retailers. Please put only leaves in the bags. Plastic bags will not be accepted.

In addition to Township collection days, Arborganic Acres (, is available to to drop off yard waste. Arborganic Acres is open regular hours and accepts most items free of charge.

Additionally, Hetrick Gardens, located at 2620 Swamp Pike, also accepts leaf and yard waste from residents of Lower Pottsgrove Township. Hetrick Gardens accepts items by appointment. To make an appointment,, call Matt Hetrick at 484-686-6293. For more information, visit

The fees for drop off are as follows:

  • Per Car Load: $10 for leaf waste and $20 for yard waste
  • Per Pick Up Truck Load: $20 for leaf waste and $40 for yard waste
  • Per Dump Truck Load: $40 for leaf waste and $60 for yard waste
For questions or problems regarding your waste collection, please contact the following:
Lower Pottsgrove Township(610) 323-0436

Lower Pottsgrove Township, 2199 Buchert Road Pottstown, PA 19464
phone: 610-323-0436 | fax: 610-323-3824 | email: