Trash Collection

Springfield Township

Delaware County, PA

The following information regards trash collection for the township of Springfield, Pennsylvania.

Garbage and Rubbish Collection Days

  • Area 1 - Monday & Thursday
  • Area 2 - Tuesday & Friday

In the event of a holiday, please hold your trash and paper/commingled recycling until your next scheduled collection day.

Sanitation Department Holiday Schedule 

No Rubbish or Paper/Commingled Recycling will be collected on these days New Year's Day

  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • President's Day
  • Good Friday
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Columbus Day
  • Veteran's Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Day After Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Day

Bulk Pick Up Procedures

To schedule a bulk pick up you have the option to fill out a Bulk Pick Up form online or you can come to the Township Building located at 50 Powell Road or the Public Works Department located at  1258 Church Road to pre-pay and pre-schedule for a pick-up. The fees are  $30.00 for a standard pick-up truck$40.00 for a dump truck and $20.00 for each appliance except tv's they are 50.00 per tv and $10.00 added on for each propane tanks. Bulk pick ups are only done on Wednesdays and the cut off time to come in and pre-pay and pre-schedule is the Tuesday the day before by 12:00P.M.

Jeffrey Bickel

Burt Lawley
Asst. Superintendent

Leaf Burning Prohibited

Leaf burning is prohibited in Springfield. Please rake your leaves to a position inside the sidewalk. Do not rake the leaves past the sidewalk to the curb where they will clog the gutters and storm drains.

Leaves can be raked as illustrated or composted in your back yard. The schedule for leaf collection will be published in the Springfield Press and shown on Springfield’s Cable TV Channel.

After the scheduled collection period has passed, leaves may be bagged and put out on your regular trash days.

Thank You For Your Cooperation

By actively participating in the recycling program, you are helping to increase state grant money, which supports our recycling program.

On a larger scale, you are participating in an effort to improve the community in which we live. Please continue to REDUCE, REUSE AND

RECYCLE AS MANY MATERIALS AS POSSIBLE. Thank you to all residents for your cooperation. If you have questions about how to dispose of a particular item, please call Lori Devlin, 610.544.1300.

For other environmental inquiries, please contact The Pennsylvania Resource Council at 610-353-5199.