The Shaler Township refuse / recycling and green waste contract is with Republic/Allied Services.
The 2015 Contract price is as follows:
|Regular Rate||Senior Rate|
$18.35 per month
|$14.88 per month
"Extended Travel" Billing Waiver Request Clause - Six month time period only Customers who temporarily leave their permanent residence for more than 30 days in the Township shall be permitted by the Contractor to cancel service temporarily for a period not exceeding six (6) months. Requests for this exception must be made to the Township or to the Contractor at least 10 days prior to the requested date to stop service.
Republic Services new E-Waste and Household Hazardous Waste pick-up Service
Your Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) and E-Waste can now be safely collected from each home by making a call to a special toll free number: 1-800-464-2120 or e-mailed to:
Residents who call will be asked to describe the items they wish to be collected. They will be told how to package this Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste in a special HHW Kit, which will be sent to residents. Each kit will include a 42-gallon clear plastic bag and detailed instructions on how to package the items to be collected safely and securely. They will also be given a collection date. Such items must be kept in a secure location, NOT at the curb, until collected. The only exception is a single item that weighs 50 pounds or more, such as a large television which must be placed at the curb.
On the appointed date of collection, Republic Services personnel will arrive at your home to collect the packaged items to be taken for recycling or disposal.
This service is available throughout the year by merely making a call and describing the items to be collected at your home.
The following is a list of items that Republic Services will collect (5 gallons or less)
|HOUSEHOLD HAZADOUS WASTE||E-WASTE||E-WASTE|
|Paint - latex & oil based||Televisions||Cassette Players|
|Paint Thinners, gasoline, solvents||Computers, monitors||Answering Machines|
|Oil, Petroleum-based lubricants||Telephones, including cell phones||Calculators|
|Ethylene Glycol, antifreeze||Mouse, Mice||Satellite receivers|
|Pesticides, Herbicides||Keyboards||Video cameras|
|Mercury, Mercury debris||Printers||Record players|
|Light bulbs - fluorescents, compact fluorescents (cfl), high-intensity||VCR's||Audio amplifiers|
|Discharge (HID) lamps||DVD players|
|Batteries - lead acid, alkaline, NiCad||CD players|
|Pool chemicals||Fax machines|
|Cleaners - acidic & basic||Disk drives|
|Resins and epoxy||Copiers|
Call Republic Services Customer Services at 412-429-2600 to sign up for service.
Republic Services conducts service operations on a three-day a week schedule. Please refer to the street listing to find out what day the contractor will pick up your trash and recycling Place your trash and recycling out by the curb weekly for collection the night before your designated collection day. If you are a senior (age 65 or older) and your invoice does not reflect the senior rate, you may bring proper identification into the Township office to register for the reduced rate.
Holiday Schedule for 2015
New Year's Day Labor Day
Memorial Day Thanksgiving Day
Any service issues, contact the customer service department:
Monday through Friday from 7:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. at: