Add/Change Solid Waste Collection

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Due to public health and safety concerns related to COVID-19 the Township is operating on a limited basis. You should still submit any changes to your subscription through this form. Changes will not be processed until after that date. If you have an urgent issue related to Solid Waste collection, please contact the Refuse Department at 610-667-1952 or email Please note that a return call/email may also be delayed due to limited staffing during this emergency. Thank you for your understanding and patience.  

Please complete this form to make changes to your Solid Waste collection subscription level. New Homeowners  should specify their desired level of service here. Please see the Refuse and Recycling page for more information on refuse and recycling collection rules, and the Fee Schedule for information on the cost of your subscription. If you are a new renter, you may only add cans/services to the subscription. Landlords are billed for changes to the Solid Waste account, and the bill cannot be sent to the renter.

If you do not know what day your trash/recycling will be collected, please see How to Determine your Refuse and Recycling Collection DayPlease note that recycling is collected every other week. Your recycling week will be noted on the Refuse Collection Day schedule.   

If you have additional questions about Solid Waste service, please email or call the Refuse and Recycling Division at 610-667-1952 Or 610-667-1953.


If you are an existing homeowner, you may only use this form to increase the number of cans collected at your residence or add Rear Yard pickup. You may not decrease your subscription with this form; requests to downgrade will not be processed. You may only decrease your service during the open enrollment period between November 20 and December 20 each year.  


Changes to Solid Waste subscriptions are pro-rated and billed on a quarterly basis. The bill may take 4-6 weeks to arrive in your mailbox. However, service will begin within 5 days of submitting your form. If you have questions about the interim bill, please email


Owner's Name
Property Address (ex. 75 E Lancaster Ave, Ardmore)
Phone number
Email address

Parcel Number (ex. 4000-XXXXX-XX-X)

If you do not know your parcel number, you can look up your address (do not search by owner if you are a new homeowner) on the Montgomery County Property Records site.

Number of refuse containers to be collected

Property owner provides containers of no more than 45 gallons. Do not include recycling containers in this count.


Collection Point

Customers who prefer to place their refuse/recycling further than five-feet from the curb line should choose Rear Yard Collection for an additional fee. Please see the Solid Waste FAQ for more information on this service and disability waivers.


Reason for change

New homeowners should simply select the New Homeowner option. There is no need to specify further details for those new to the Township.

Reason for change New homeowners should simply select the New Homeowner option. There is no need to specify further details for those new to the Township.

New Recycling Containers Requested

If your new home needs recycling containers, you may either pick them up at the Koegel Public Works complex (Lower Merion Township address must be on your ID/update), or the Township can drop them off at your residence. If you would like the Refuse Department to drop them off, please select the number of recycling cans you need.

Please separate paper from other recyclables. Please see What to Recycle for more information on recycling. 

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