Refuse and Recycling
Newport Township Residents are reminded that the 2020 Refuse and Recycling fee is now being collected at the base rate of $279.13 per unit. Payments can be made at the Municipal building located at 351 West Kirmar Ave Wanamie between the hours of 8:00AM and 3:00 PM Monday thru Friday. Acceptable payments are check, money order or credit card. Residents are also reminded that their Refuse sticker must be visible from the point of refuse pickup. If there are any questions please call the Municipal office at 570-735-4735.
BULK PICK UP INCLUDES:
FURNITURE; MATTRESS, BOX SPRING (MATTRESS AND BOX SPRING ARE TWO SEPARATE BULK ITEMS); CARPETS MUST BE CUT INTO 4’ LENGTHS, TIED/BUNDLED WITH TACKS REMOVED; MAJOR APPLIANCES; FRIDGE AND FREEZERS MUST HAVE DOORS REMOVED AND MUST BE TAGGED “FREON REMOVED”; AIR CONDITIONERS MUST BE TAGGED “FREON REMOVED”; GRASS CUTTERS MUST HAVE ALL FLUIDS REMOVED.
BULK COLLECTION IS ON THE FIRST FULL WEEK OF THE MONTH PICKUP DAY. LIMIT ONE ITEM PER MONTH.
CONSTRUCTION MATERIAL IS NOT INCLUDED (WOOD, SHEETROCK,CEILING TILES, ETC)
MISSED REFUSE AND RECYCLING:
THE REFUSE HAULER HAS UNTIL 5:00 p.m. TO COLLECT TRASH ON YOUR PICK UP DAY.
TO REPORT MISSED REFUSE OR RECYCLING CALL NEWPORT TOWNSHIP AT 570-735-4735. AFTER HOURS, PLEASE LEAVE A MESSAGE INDICATING DAY MISSED , ADDRESS, AND WHAT WAS MISSED (REFUSE OR RECYCLING).
HOLIDAYS ON A WEEKDAY WILL CAUSE YOUR TRASH TO BE COLLECTED ONE DAY LATE. PLEASE CHECK RECYCLING CALENDAR FOR PICK UP DAYS AS THE TOWNSHIP DOES NOT PICK UP RECYCLING ON THE WEEKEND.
PLOWING & SALTING TAKE PRECEDENCE ON THURSDAYS AND FRIDAYS DURING INCLEMENT WEATHER. PLEASE BE PATIENT, YOUR RECYCLING WILL BE COLLECTED AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.