New Residents

New Resident Information

  Trash CollectioNew PA Law  – No Electronics To Curb

PA Act 108 of 2010 effective January 1, 2013 bans the disposal of TV’s, computers, computer equipment, printers, scanners, keyboards, mouses, speakers, cables etc.
THESE ITEMS WILL BE LEFT AT THE CURB IF PLACED OUT FOR TRASH.
For disposal alternatives contact the Berks County Solid Waste Authority 610-478-6362 or go to their website www.co.berks.pa.us/swa

Recycling Collection

Township of Spring 2022 Recycling & Trash Schedule

Beginning January 1, 2018, there will be two different trash and recycling haulers traversing the Township on a daily basis as a result of the recently awarded five-year trash and recycling contract. Eagle Disposal of PA, Inc. has been awarded the curbside trash collection portion of the contract and Waste Management will remain as our curbside recycling collection contractor.

YOUR TRASH AND RECYCLING COLLECTIONS DAYS WILL NOT CHANGE UNDER THE NEW CONTRACT.

Under the new contract, each residence will receive ONE (1) GREEN 96 Gallon Toter for Recycling  and ONE (1) BLUE 96 Gallon Toter for Trash. Please note that these toters are the property of the trash and recycling haulers and not the Township itself. They must remain at the property location if you would vacate the residence for any reason.

All items (except an allowed large bulk trash item) MUST be placed inside the toters in order for it to be collected by the haulers.

Please place the new toters out by the curb/grass area of the street the evening before your corresponding collection day as the new trash hauler might assume a different route than the old trash hauler and collection times may differ.


Latex, Water Based or Acrylic Paint Disposal

  1. Remove and discard the paint can lid.
  2. Make sure the paint can is 1/2 full or less.
    (if the can is more than 1/2 full, pour excess into another container, like a milk jug or coffee can.)
  3. Add clay-based kitty litter or absorbent material so that the can is about 3/4 full.
  4. Stir paint/kitty litter mixture.
  5. If liquid paint remains, add more kitty litter.
  6. Allow paint/kitty litter mixture to air dry until hard.
    (Should take approximately 1-2 days)
  7. Dispose of can in the garbage without the lid.
    NOTE: DO NOT PUT THE LID BACK ON THE PAINT CAN! Cans will not be picked up by your trash hauler if they can’t see the paint is dry.

Still have questions? Please call the Business Office at 610-678-5393 or the Berks County Solid Waste Authority at 610-478-6362 or their website at www.co.berks.pa.us/swa

 


New PA Law  – No Electronics To Curb

PA Act 108 of 2010 effective January 1, 2013 bans the disposal of TV’s, computers,
computer equipment, printers, scanners, keyboards, mouses, speakers, cables etc.

THESE ITEMS WILL BE LEFT AT THE CURB IF PLACED OUT FOR TRASH.

For disposal alternatives contact the Berks County Solid Waste Authority 610-478-6362 or go to their website www.co.berks.pa.us/swa

 

 Holiday Schedule

Holidays are as follows:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Good Friday
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas Day.

In those weeks with a Holiday, collection of trash and recyclables will take place ONE DAY LATER THAN USUAL beginning on the holiday through the remainder of the week. All collection schedules will return to normal beginning Monday of the next week.

Sewer Bills / Census Information

New Residents should call the Township to register for Sewer Billing and the Township Census.
(610) 678-5393.  Downloadable Census Form

  • When calling be prepared to give the following information for each member of the household:
    • Name
    • Date of Birth
    • Employer or School Attending

2010 Federal Census Records indicate that 27,119 residents live in the Township of Spring.

Important Telephone Numbers:

  • Township Police Department: 911 (For Emergencies Only)
  • Police Non-Emergency: 610-678-3431
  • Township Municipal Office: 610-678-5393
  • Park and Recreation Department: 610-678-5399
  • Tax Collector – Lillian Cramsey: 610-678-1287
  • Berks Earned Income Tax Bureau: 610-372-8439
  • Fire Department: 911 (For Emergencies Only)
  • Township of Spring Central Fire Station: 610-898-1452
  • Emergency Management: 610-898-8060

Water Companies

  • Pennsylvania American Water Co. 800-462-7279
  • Shillington Water Co: 610-777-1338

Other Information

  • Western Berks Ambulance: 610-678-1545
  • Wilson School District: 610-670-0180
  • PP&L: 800-342-5775
  • UGI: 610-375-4441
  • Comcast Cable: 610-378-4600
  • Verizon Telephone: 800-483-4000 M-F 8am – 5pm

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