Trash Collection & Recycling Schedule


Effective, January 1, 2017, the Borough of Swissvale will be handling all trash collection for Chalfant Borough.

Trash will now be collected on Friday mornings for the exception of the holidays listed below.   On these holiday weeks, trash collection will take place on Saturday and not Friday.

Per borough ordinance, please do not put your trash cans on the curb more than 24 hours in advance, and remove them within 24 hours of pick up.

Memorial Day Week:  Friday, May 31, 2019 to be collected on Saturday, June 1, 2019

Independence Day Week:  Friday, July 5, 2019 to be collected on Saturday, July 6, 2019

Labor Day Week:  Friday, September 6, 2019 to be collected on Saturday, September 7, 2019

Thanksgiving Week:  Friday, November 29, 2019 to be collected on Saturday, November 30, 2019

Christmas Week:  Friday, December 27, 2019 to be collected on Saturday, December 28, 2019

New Years’ Holiday Week: Friday January 3, 2020 to be collected on Saturday, January 4, 2020.


Recycling Information:

Chalfant Borough has “single stream” recycling bins in the Public Safety Building Driveway located off Rossmore which can accommodate glass, cans, plastic bottles, paperboard, and non-corrugated cardboard.

Newspapers, junk mail, catalogs, magazines, and office paper can be placed in the large green Abitibi bin.

Please do not put plastic bags, general trash, or food waste in these bins.