Welcome to Salisbury Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania 2900 South Pike Ave., Allentown, PA 18103 (Municipal Building)
3000 South Pike Ave. (Municipal Annex: Police Station, Public Works)
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Refuse/Recycling Info
Proper Disposal of Smoke Detectors and Carbon Monoxide Detectors - NEW
Devonshire Drop Off Center Closed Tuesday, March 18, 2014
Compost and Mulch Available to All Salisbury Residents
2014 Yard Waste Drop Off Sites and Schedules
Electronics Recycling Information (PDF)
Single Stream Recycling Do’s and Don’ts (PDF)
GRASS COLLECTION AND OTHER REFUSE AND RECYCLING INFO (PDF)
Recyclable Bags No Longer Accepted At Lehigh County Composting Site (PDF)
Refuse and Recycling Hauler for Salisbury Residents
Home Renovation/Construction Refuse

Proper Disposal of Smoke Detectors and Carbon Monoxide Detectors

The Devonshire Drop Off Center will not open on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 due to conditions caused by the inclement winter weather and current conditions that are not conducive to the safety of our employees and residents that would frequent the site. As weather conditions improve we will announce the season opening for both drop off centers.
Click here for more information. (PDF)


Devonshire Drop Off Center Closed Tuesday, March 18, 2014

The Devonshire Drop Off Center will not open on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 due to conditions caused by the inclement winter weather and current conditions that are not conducive to the safety of our employees and residents that would frequent the site. As weather conditions improve we will announce the season opening for both drop off centers.


Compost and Mulch Available to All Salisbury Residents

Mulch and Compost is available at no cost to Township residents at Franko Drop Off Center and Devonshire Drop Off Center. Mulch and compost are provided to residents who visit the sites on a first-come, first-served basis. Residents must bring and fill their own buckets for the materials desired to supplement their gardening or landscaping projects. Quantities are limited.


Refuse and Recycling Hauler for Salisbury Residents:

Waste Management
Waste Management - Allentown
2710 Golden Key Road
Kutztown, PA 19530
Customer Service Center - 1-800-621-2100

www.wm.com

Residents may call Waste Management for collection schedules and complaints. Please do not hesitate to contact the Township if you are not satisfied with your service or the hauler's follow up concerning your inquiry.

*hauler does not collect leaves or yard waste*

RECYCLING

Greenstar Recycling

SINGLE STREAM RECYCLING

The Township is now participating in single-stream recycling. Waste Management will utilize a single dedicated truck for the collection of all recyclables. It is a standard garbage truck with a placard on either side indicating “RECYCLING”. With single stream recycling, they now have the ability to commingle all recyclables, taking a greater quantity in a larger truck, thus making fewer trips to the recycling facility.

ALL Recyclables (paper and containers) can be mixed together in one container which makes it easier to recycle and less expensive to collect. Put all your recyclables in your recycling bin or in another open topped container marked “RECYCLING”. Do not put out recycling materials in plastic bags.

The following materials are recyclable:

  • Newspaper & inserts
  • Magazines & catalogs
  • Junk mail, envelopes, file folders, shredded paper
  • Office white, colored and computer paper (staples & paper clips ok)
  • Corrugated cardboard boxes (flattened)
  • Cereal & gift boxes, etc. that tear - brown or grey (remove liners)
  • Paper bags & phone books
  • Aluminum cans (beer & soda)
  • Aluminum foil & foil plates, etc.
  • Glass bottles & jars (food & drink only)
  • Plastic bottles, jars, tubs and rigid containers labeled #1-#7 (soda, water, milk, juice, liquor, shampoo, detergent, condiments, yogurt, margarine, pet food, etc.)
  • Metal food cans (tin/steel); metal lids
  • Metal pots and pans, small metal appliances
  • Wax coated boxes or cartons (juice, milk, etc.)

The following materials are NOT recyclable:

  • Food waste, garbage
  • Flammable, hazardous or toxic materials, paint
  • Medical waste, syringes, propane tanks, aerosol cans
  • Ceramics, dishes, coffee cups, drinking glasses
  • Glass cookware/bake ware (Pyrex, Vision Ware, etc.)
  • Window glass, mirrors, light bulbs
  • Plastic bags, cups, and plastic items without recycling logo, Styrofoam, packing peanuts
  • Tissue, paper towels, books
  • Hangers, electrical cords, garden hoses
  • Construction materials

Remember
All bottles, cans, jugs, and containers should be empty and rinsed out and placed in your recycling bin. Remove lids. Do not break glass bottles or jars before placing in bin.

Pickup Requirements:
Two collection days per week. Please put out items for pickup no earlier than 6:00 PM on the previous night or by 5:00AM the day of collection.

Bulky Waste:
Stoves, refrigerators, water heaters or tanks, washing machines, appliances, furniture, tires, and other waste materials, with weights or volumes greater than those allowed for bins and containers, as the case may be, including any white goods; but excluding construction refuse (see separate definition) and hazardous waste. Bulky waste shall be collected on regular collection days, but limited to a maximum of one (1) bulky waste item per residential dwelling per week. Bulky items should be of a size and weight which may be reasonably lifted by two (2) persons. Call 1-800-621-2100 to schedule pickup. *Items containing freon (refrigerators, air conditioners, and dehumidifiers) must have a freon sticker prior to pickup which can be purchased at the Municipal Building for $20.00.

Construction Refuse or Hazardous Waste Will NOT Be Collected

2014 YARD WASTE DROP OFF SITES AND SCHEDULES:

Printable documents:

Both sites open 8:00AM to 1:00PM on dates listed below. Note that the 5th Tuesday and Saturday will be open, check for location.

Devonshire Drop Off - Open the FIRST and THIRD Tuesday and Saturday of each month from March through December. Hours of Operation are 8:00AM to 1:00PM.

Open March April May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec.
1st & 3rd Sat. Tue. Sat. Tue. Sat. Tue. Sat. Tue. Sat. Tue. Sat. Tue. Sat. Tue. Sat. Tue. Sat. Tue. Sat. Tue.
Tues. & Sat. C C 5 1 3 6 7 3 5 1 2 5 6 2 4 7 1 4 6 2
22 18 19 15 17 20 21 17 19 15 16 19 20 16 18 21 15 18 C C
29 29 30 C

Located on Devonshire Road, near the Elementary and Middle Schools, across the street from Western Salisbury Jerusalem Church.


Franko Drop Off
- Open the SECOND and FOURTH Tuesday and Saturday of each month from March through December. Hours Operation are 8:00AM to 1:00PM.

    Open March April May June July Aug. Sept. Oct. Nov. Dec.
 2nd & 4th
Tues. & Sat. 
Leaves Accepted
at Franko Only
Sat. Tue. Sat. Tue. Sat. Tue. Sat. Tue. Sat. Tue. Sat. Tue. Sat. Tue. Sat. Tue. Sat. Tue. Sat. Tue.
C 12 8 10 13 14 10 12 8 9 12 13 9 11 14 8 C 13 9
29 25 26 22 24 27 28 24 26 22 23 26 27 23 25 28 22 25 C C
        31           30           C      
                                       


LEAVES ONLY ACCEPTED AT FRANKO FARM - MUST BE CLEAN AND NOT MIXED WITH GRASS OR YARD WASTE
CUT LAWN GRASS ACCEPTED AT BOTH LOCATIONS - MUST BE CLEAN AND NOT MIXED WITH YARD WASTE

Located off East Emmaus Avenue. At the Eastern Salisbury Fire Company, turn south onto Honeysuckle Road, 1/4 mile up on Honeysuckle Road on the left side.

Evening Hours - MONDAY & THURSDAY from 3:00PM to 6:00PM May, June & July
Note that the 5th Monday or Thursday will be open, check for location.

Franko
Open 1st & 3rd
Mon. & Thur.
May June July
Mon. Thur. Mon. Thur. Mon. Thur.
5 1 2 5 7 3
19 15 16 19 21 17
30   31
Devonshire
Open 2nd & 4th
Mon. & Thur.
May June July
Mon. Thur. Mon. Thur. Mon. Thur.
12 8 9 12 14 10
C 22 23 26 28 24
29

* C - Drop off Centers are closed.

SPRING BRANCH COLLECTION
The 2014 Spring Branch Collection is scheduled to take place April 14th - 18th. Residents should place the branches at the curb on Sunday after 6 p.m. Branches may be no longer than 5 feet long and 5 inches in diameter. Branches should be bundled and tied with twine. Open containers (no lids) can be used for small branches.

ITEMS ACCEPTED:
Yard Waste - Plants & Trimmings, NO roots, rocks, concrete, or newspaper.

Branches - Branches no more than 5' long, maximum 5" diameter, NO stumps or felled trees.

Leaves - Accepted ONLY at Franko Site.

Grass - Grass must be clean, not to be mixed with other yard waste. Containers/Bags will be checked.

* Only Grass allowed - No commingling with your yard waste or other plant waste.

* Grass clippings must be separated and transported by residents to the drop off centers.

* Proper ID will be required to determine residency.

* Bags and other containers used to transport the grass clippings will be checked to make sure that they contain only grass clippings and no other waste. Contaminated bags will not be accepted and will be returned to the resident. Bags that contain grass clippings only will be dumped into the grass containers and empty bags will be returned to the residents. The Township will not accept any bags after being emptied. Residents that utilize trailers to transport the grass must be able to shovel the grass into the containers, which will be equipped with doors. No Township personnel will be permitted to shovel grass from trailers.

* The Township Drop Off Centers for grass clipping collection will be for grass clippings generated only from home owners mowing their own grass. Residents that currently use a commerical landscaper for mowing their grass must make their own arrangement with the commerical landscaper to dispose of grass clippings. NO COMMERCIAL LANDSCAPER GRASS CLIPPINGS WILL BE ALLOWED.

* NO ILLEGAL DUMPING OF GRASS WILL BE TOLERATED. RESIDENTS MUST USE THE DROP OFF CENTER FOR DUMPING GRASS. ANYONE CAUGHT DUMPING GRASS ON ANY PUBLIC RIGHT OF WAY OR PUBLIC PARK OR PROPERTY WILL BE CITED ACCORDINGLY.

RESIDENT IDENTIFICATION: People using the Centers will be required to show a current year Salisbury Township utility bill receipt and their Driver's License to certify Township residency.

RESTRICTIONS: The Centers will be open for residential use ONLY, Commerical landscapers and other non-residential use will not be allowed.

NO DROPPING OFF OF ANY MATERIALS WHEN THE CENTERS ARE CLOSED.

NO DUMPING ALLOWED!!! VIOLATORS WILL BE PROSECUTED!!!


HOME RENOVATION/CONSTRUCTION REFUSE

For information on disposal of home renovation/construction materials, please contact IESI Landfill located in Bethlehem.

For directions, click here.