Water, Sewer and Garbage Rates
Water - $27.09 per quarter plus $.0045 per gallon thereafter
Sewer - $120.00 per quarter
Garbage - $74.00 per quarter
Water, Sewer and Garbage Bills
Borough Water, Sewer and Refuse bills are mailed out quarterly. January 1, April 1, July 1 and October 1. If you do not receive your bill, contact the Borough Office at 610-966-4777.
Late penalties will not be waived due to lost bills.
Payments can be made via U.S. Mail, at Borough Hall during regular business hours, or by placing your check or Money Order (no cash) in one of the two drop boxes located at the front and rear entrances of Borough Hall.
Garbage is picked up one time per week and recycling is now mandatory. Pickup days are every Friday for garbage and every other Friday for recycling.
Remember: Garbage should not be placed out at the curb until after 5:00 p.m. the night before.
Garbage and recycling bags and/or containers must be securely closed when placed out for collection.
The Covered Device Recycling Act
The Covered Device Recycling Act (CDRA), Act 108 of 2010, requires manufacturers to provide recycling programs for desktop computers, laptop computers, computer monitors, computer peripherals and televisions sold to consumers in Pennsylvania. This law bans the disposal of TV’s and Computers at transfer stations and landfills. Effective, 2013, local trash haulers are not permitted to collect these items.
The Borough of Alburtis and the Borough of Macungie have held an Electronic Recycling Event each fall on a Saturday at Macungie Park. The date for 2019 is November 9 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. In the event you have TV’s or e-waste you would like to dispose of prior to that, the following is a list of companies that can assist:
AERC Electronic Recycling
2330 SW 26th Street, Allentown
AERC Electronic Recycling
2591 Mitchell Avenue, Allentown
795 Roble Road, Allentown
Responsible Recycling Services (RRS)
805 Tomahawk Drive, Kutztown
Click HERE to view the current Trash and Recycling Calendar
Trash Collection Once a week Collection day is Friday, one time a week. Place trash cans out Thursday evening after 5:00 P.M.
NO TIRES, HAZARDOUS WASTE, LIQUID PAINT, OR MOTOR OIL. TEN 30 GALLON BAGS OR CONTAINERS LIMIT.
Recycling should be out the night before! Thursday Night, Recycables will be collected every other Friday shown on calendar in Green.
Questions About Service?
Call 1-800-333-4624 or on the web at www.jpmascaro.com.
If your collection day falls on a holiday it will resume the very next day.
New Year’s Day (January 1)
Independence Day (July 4)