Beginning January 1, 2023, garbage collection fees will increase to $115.15. An online payment option will be available soon. Bills are generated by Packer Township. If you receive a bill for garbage collection from another company, report it to the Township. Every dwelling, whether inhabited or vacant, shall be subject to and pay fees for garbage disposal.
Garbage service is billed quarterly. Bills are mailed on or about January 1st, April 1st, July 1st, October 1st and are due within 30 days and payable by check or money order. Call 570-427-8969 for billing inquiries or send a message.
Regular weekly pick up is Thursday. Use he County Waste/GFL cart with green lid for Recycling. See Recycling Flyer for information on recycling. Garbage should be placed at roadside by midnight Wednesday in containers provided by County Waste/GFL. Call 1-800-832-1332 for pick-up inquiries. Choose 1 for PA. then 1 for Mt. Top, then 3 for Residential Services. You may also call or email the Township for assistance.
HOLIDAY SCHEDULE: If a holiday falls on Monday through Thursday, pick up will be Friday. If the holiday falls on Friday through Sunday pick up is Thursday.
The following holidays will alter the regular pick up schedule.
2020-Memorial Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving
2021-Memorial Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving
2022-Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving
Mattresses must be wrapped in plastic.