We’re here to help you find the Lower Merion trash pickup schedule for 2023 including bulk pickup, recycling, holidays, and maps.
The Township of Lower Merion is in Pennsylvania with Allentown and Bethlehem to the north, Upper Darby to the south, Philadelphia and Camden to the southeast, Lancaster to the west, Abington to the northeast.
If there’s a change to your normal trash collection schedule then there’s a good chance your street sweeping schedule has changed too so make sure to check for updates.
Lower Merion Trash Collection Calendar 2023
For normal trash collections schedules, visit https://www.lowermerion.org/departments/public-works-department/refuse-and-recycling
Trash Pick Up Holidays
Here you can see the city-observed holidays.
- New Year’s Day
- Martin Luther King, Jr’s Birthday
- Memorial Day
- Independence Day
- Labor Day
- Thanksgiving Day
- Christmas Day
Please note that the Refuse Division of the Public Works Department does collect Refuse and Recycling material on Presidents’ Day and Good Friday during regular pickup schedule.
To determine your holiday pickup schedule, please use the Address Lookup on the homepage to find the information.
Lower Merion Trash Collection Map
Bulk Waste Pickup Calendar 2023
To find your bulk item pickup schedule visit: https://www.lowermerion.org/departments/public-works-department/refuse-and-recycling/refuse-and-recycling-faqs for find the collection day for your bulk waste.
Acceptable Items for Bulk Pickup
Bulky items and large appliances may not be placed out for regular refuse collection. You may obtain a Special “pick-up” application at the Public Works Department on the first floor in the Township Administration Building, 75 E Lancaster Avenue, Ardmore, or at the Public Works Complex, 1300 N Woodbine Avenue, Penn Valley or by download here(PDF). There will be an additional charge for this collection based on the amount or size of the item. You can save the pick up fee by bringing these items or additional refuse beyond your subscription level to the Public Works Complex where you will only be charged a disposal fee.
Bulky items, large appliances and other items normally collected with a special pickup are:
- Air Conditioner
- Antenna (TV)
- Auto Parts (150 lb. limit)
- Barbeque Grill
- Bed Frame
- Box Spring (wrapped in a mattress bag)
- Carpet (rolled)
- Couch or Sofa
- Freezer (door removed)
- Golf Clubs
- Lawn Furniture
- Laundry Tubs
- Luggage or Trunk
- Lawn Mower (with gas removed)
- Metal (misc.)
- Mattress (wrapped in a mattress bag)
- Padding (rolled)
- Pipes (4′ maximum length)
- Refrigerator (doors removed)
- Trash Can(s)
- Water Heater
Unacceptable Items for Bulk Pickup
- Hazardous waste
Have bulky items the city won’t pick up? You need a junk removal service.
If you have large items that the township won’t take from you, you may need to hire a junk removal service.
Junk removal services are not be as picky about the items they’re collecting so if the city won’t take the item, this may be your best bet. There’s usually a fee involved with junk removal but most companies can tell you ahead of time approximately what it’s going to cost.
There are a number of junk removal services in Lower Merion and I’m sure many of them will be able to help you out.
Recycling Collection Calendar 2023
Here’s the link to the recycling collection calendar: https://www.lowermerion.org/departments/public-works-department/refuse-and-recycling/lower-merion-trash-recycling-guide-and-schedule
Frequently Asked Questions
When is bulk pickup in Lower Merion?
To find your bulky item pickup in your area visit: https://www.lowermerion.org/departments/public-works-department/refuse-and-recycling/refuse-and-recycling-faqs
What day is trash pickup?
To find trash pickup on your street visit: https://www.lowermerion.org/departments/public-works-department/refuse-and-recycling
What time does trash collection start?
Trash collection starts at 7 a.m. Make sure to have your bins on the curb by then.
How can I contact the Lower Merion Public Works Department?
Main Phone Number: 610-667-1952 or 610-667-1953
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