Longswamp Township does not provide rubbish/garbage collection. Property owners are responsible to contact a private collection contractor. Please refer to the telephone directory for these providers.
Longswamp Township does not provide curbside recycling pick-up or drop-off.
The County does provide roll-off recycling containers in certain areas of the County. Call Berks County Recyclng Office for additional inquires, 610 478-6362 or click on the Recycling Center web site below.
Please refer to the following links for additional Trash/Recycling Information:
Please click on event below for more details:
SOLUTIONS TO SAVING OUR PLANET AND FUTURE:
In today's tough economic climate, U.S. cities and states are struggling to pay for vital services while also trying to create jobs and curb their Climate Footprints. But, is it possible for states to
generate environmental sustainability and economic stability in a fair and equitable way for their citizens? Good News. Yes!
RECYCLING SAVES ENERGY
Recycling saves impressive amounts of energy which, in turn, reduces greenhouse gas emissions.
||Reduces Greenhouse Gas
||Energy Equivalent of |
| 1 Car
||502 Gallons of Gasoline|
||36 Gallons of Gasoline|
|1 Computer & CRT Monitor
||27 Gallons of Gasoline|
|1 Washing Machine
||24 Gallons of Gasoline|
||18 Gallons of Gasoline|
||8 Gallons of Gasoline|
|10 lbs. of Aluminum Cans
||7 Gallons of Gasoline|
|10 lbs. of Corrugated Boxes
||2 Gallons of Gasoline|
* Source: U.S. EPA Durable Goods Calculator, WARM Calculator
Another recycling idea: