Waste Management

waste-managementWhat is it?
PA definition
Any garbage, refuse, industrial lunchroom or other material including solid, liquid, semi-solid or contained gaseous material, resulting from operation or residential, municipal, commercial  or institutional establishments and from community activities and any sludge not meeting the definition of residual or hazardous waste in the Solid Waste Management Act from a municipal, commercial or institutional water supply treatment plant, wastewater treatment plant or air pollution control facility. This term does not include source separated recyclable materials.
Your definition
Commonly known as trash or garbage and consists of everyday item examples such as product packaging, grass clippings, furniture, clothing, bottles, food scraps, newspapers, appliances, paint, and batteries.
Who do I contact about my weekly garbage pick-up? 

Contact your local waste hauler (example: Waste Management, Inc.);
if you do not know, please contact your township or borough.