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During this time of year, waste can be put out as part of your normal Borough refuse collection as long as it does not exceed your three bag limit. Effective 10/01/2019 the bag limit becomes four (4).
No, it can be placed for disposal in any open container. No lids, please.
If you had your recycling out the night before and it was not collected, please contact the Business Office at 717.738.9222 between 8:00am and 4:30pm.
Tags can be purchased at the Ephrata Borough Business Office between 8:00am and 4:30pm or they can be purchased through the mail. For more details please call the Business Office at 717.738.9222.
No, the Borough provides recycling services only for residential properties. However, commercial properties are required to recycle. If you would like more information concerning commercial recycling, please call the Recycling Coordinator at 717.738.9222, extension 127.
Vehicle batteries can be disposed of at the Lancaster Solid Waste Authority located along Harrisburg Pike in Lancaster. The Waste Authority can be reached at 717.397.9968 or you can visit their website here,
Hazardous materials can be disposed of at the Lancaster Solid Waste Authority located along Harrisburg Pike in Lancaster. The Waste Authority can be reached at 717.397.9968 or you can visit their website here,
Yes, all residential customers in the Borough are required to have recycling services and are encouraged to participate in the program.
The hauler will make every attempt to pick up your recycling. Please try to put it out at the scheduled time. If they do not collect it on the designated day, they will attempt to pick it up the following day. Prolonged inclement weather conditions could delay your service to the following week. The Borough will post updates on our website.