Schedules

Trash Pick up

Recycling Program & Schedule

Borough wide recycling change…..
Beginning on Tuesday, October 5, 2020 Throop Borough will implement the following change to it’s recycling program: Recycling will now be collected each Tuesday in all wards and will only include cardboard and paper products such as corrugated cardboard, flat unwaxed cardboard, newspaper, office paper and shredded paper. Cardboard and paper must be separated at the curb. Cardboard boxes must be broken down and flattened and have all foam and or plastic packing material removed.

Grass / Leaves – Seasonal – Must be in open receptacles or in leaf bags  with the property
address legibly written on the bag with an indelible marker

1st & 3rd Wards – 1st & 3rd Mondays
2nd & 4th Wards – 2nd & 4th Mondays

Recycling Collection = Commingled (Aluminum, plastic) Bottles & Cans
Corrugated, Pressed Cardboard (broken down & flattened) &
Paper Collection (Newspaper, Office Paper & Junk Mail)

1st & 3rd Wards – 1st & 3rd Tuesdays
2nd & 4th Wards – 2nd & 4th Tuesdays
No recycling on 5th Tuesdays.

Trash Collection

Wednesday: Portions of 1st & 2nd Wards
Thursday: Portions of 2nd & 4th Wards
Friday: 3rd Ward (Boulevard Section and Portion of 1st Ward – Schoolside)

Brush (excluding grass or leaves) will be collected with trash. All items must be bundled and may not exceed 2 feet in length

Appliance/Metal Pick-up
Residents must call in advance.

Electronic Pick-up
First Monday of the month.
Residents must call in advance
REMINDER: No TV’s will be collected with tubes – the Recycling Center will no longer take them.

Tire Collection
Last Tuesday of the month – May through October. Residents must call in advance.


Due to the Recycling Center no longer accepting televisions with tubes the Borough will no longer be able to collect television’s with tubes.

From the Lackawanna County Recycling website:

COMPUTERS & ELECTRONIC MATERIAL

NOTICE: At this time, due to legislative needs to correct the electronic recycling law, there are problems recycling TVs and MONITORS throughout the Commonwealth of PA. You can help by contacting your State Representative and Senators.