norristown is our home, let's keep it clean!

Rules for trash collection:

• All Trash must be placed in the new red wheeled cart along with two additional 35 gallon containers and must have secure lids.

• Red cart and other trash cans should be placed out for collection no more than 18 hours prior to your scheduled collection time. Do not leave containers out past 18 hours after your scheduled collection time.

• Store your cart on your property, not in the alley, right of way, or on the sidewalk. Any loose trash in the alley must be picked up and deposited in your red cart.

• Yard Waste collection is one day after your scheduled collection day beginning the second Monday of every month. Place waste in a container or a biodegradable paper bag. NO PLASTIC BAGS.

• Bulk Waste collection is the same as your scheduled trash/recycling collection day. Limit of one (1) bulk item per week. White items such as washing machines must be called in (1-800-432-1616) to schedule collection.

Holiday Collection Schedule
If there is a holiday on or before your scheduled collection your collection will take place one day late. For instance: if Wednesday is a holiday, Wednesday collection on Thursday, Thursday collection on Friday,
Friday collection on Saturday. For that week only. Holidays: New Year’s Day (January 1), Memorial Day, Independence Day (July 4), Labor Day, Thanks­giving Day, and Christmas Day (December 25).
No Hazardous Waste!
Car batteries, gasoline, motor oil, pesticides, oil-base paints and other toxic and hazardous materials do not belong in the trash! Visit for a schedule of County Household Hazardous Waste Events. 
E-Waste Alert!
Disposal Ban: State law prohibits residents from putting covered devices such as televisions, desktop and laptop computers, monitors, keyboard and anything that connects to a computer out for trash collection. Visit for a list of locations that accept TVs and computers.
Hours of Operation: Mon thru Fri 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, Sat 7:00 am to 12:00pm or on the web at


Trash Only—In cans with lids no more than 18 hours prior to your regularly scheduled collection time.

Do Not

Do not set cans out without a lid. They may get wet or cause litter.

Do Not

Do not set plastic bags out alone. They can break and cause litter.

For more information, contact J.P. Mascaro At 800-432-1616.




Municipality of Norristown
235 East Airy Street
Norristown, PA 19401

Phone: 610-272-8080
Fax: 610-275-0687

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