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GARBAGE AND RECYCLING GUIDE

The Borough Council thanks you for participating in our recycling, clean-up, and trash removal programs.

 

The Borough of Milford has adopted single-stream recycling.  We hope that this will increase participation, efficiency, and flexibility while reducing transportation costs. All recyclables can now be co-mingled in the same container. Materials no longer need to be sorted, separated, or tied as in the past.  PLEASE SEE THE 

GARBAGE is collected every Monday.  If New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, or Christmas Day falls on a Monday, garbage will be collected the following day.  All residents should use the garbage and recycling containers provided by the Borough.  Please place garbage containers curbside the night before the scheduled pick-up.  

CHRISTMAS TREES – collection will start during the week of: JANUARY 3, 2024

ANNUAL CLEAN-UP DAY - is scheduled to be held on JUNE 22, 2024 (4TH Saturday)

LEAVES, LAWN CLIPPINGS, BRANCHES/TWIGS AND GARDEN MATERIALS

shall be cut, tied in bundles, and brought to the curb by 5 a.m. for collection on the following dates:

April 10                     June 12             August 14                  October 09, 23             December 11

May 08                      July 10              September 11            November 13, 26-Tues.   and 23-Mon.

*Note: brush may be picked up a few days after the scheduled date.* The Borough of Milford would encourage residents to use lawn paper bags for leaf pick up. 


*Note: brush may be picked up a few days after the scheduled date.* The Borough of Milford would encourage residents to use lawn paper bags for leaf pick up.

RECYCLING:  Recycling is collected every other Tuesday. Please place recycling out the night before your scheduled pick-up day.  Collections begin at 7 AM.  If your recycling is not out when the service personnel arrive, pick-up will not be made until the next collection day. 

Pick-up Dates

Recycling is collected every other Tuesday.

Please do not put your recyclable materials in boxes, plastic bags, or cans larger than 26 gallons.

Please try to help keep Milford clean by not overfilling receptacles.

SINGLE-STREAM RECYCLING

All recyclables can now be co-mingled in the same container. Materials no longer need to be sorted, separated, or tied as in the past. Recycling containers should not be larger than 26 gallons.


GLASS

Food and beverage container glasses with rings and caps removed will be accepted. All containers MUST be emptied and rinsed.


PLASTICS

Plastic bottles numbered 1 thru 7 are accepted for recycling. All containers MUST be cleaned and rinsed.


ALUMINUM, TIN and BI-METAL CANS

All food and beverage cans are recyclable. Please make sure that food and other residue are removed.


PAPER, NEWSPAPERS, MAGAZINES, JUNK MAIL, BOOKS

Unshredded junk mail and office paper, newspaper, paperback books, hard

covered books are all accepted. Please tie in bundles 8” – 12” high or co-mingle with other recyclables. Please protect from rain and snow.


CARDBOARD, CHIPBOARD, BROWN PAPER BAGS

Corrugated, chipboard (boxboard), and brown paper bags will be accepted.
Tied in bundles 8” – 12” high or co-mingled with other recyclables. Pieces
no larger than 30” x 30”
.

2024 RECYCLING DATES
Jan 2, 16, 30               Apr. 9, 23                    July 2, 16, 30               Oct. 8, 22

Feb.13, 27                   May 7, 21                    Aug. 13, 27                 Nov. 5, 19

Mar. 12, 26                  June 4, 18                   Sept. 10, 24                Dec. 3, 17, 31

2025-Jan. 14, 28

Not acceptable Recycling
Electronic Recycling
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