For all information on recycling and yard waste, please see the information and links in the photos below. Additionally, the 2023 Recycling Collection Calendar can be found if you scroll down.
Maidencreek Township provides curbside brush pickup in the Spring and Fall at designated times. This includes branches with a diameter no greater than 18". Ornamental grass and garden plants should not be put out for brush pick-up, these items should be placed out for leaf collection. Leaf collection takes place in the Spring and Fall at designated times. For all those times in between, the Township provides a drop-off site at 61 Lakeshore Drive, next to the Township building. The drop-off site
Receive access to the Yard site Form, which can be filled out and turned in to the Township Building for a keycard to the Yard Waste Site.
Please MAKE SURE to place your car at the gate or bring your car into the site with you. There is a 3-minute automatic timer that will count down unless you obstruct the gate with your vehicle or re-open it by bringing your car up to the gate.
The Township provides curbside recycling pick-up twice a month for all residential dwellings except apartment buildings with more than four units.
Recycling must be placed by the road the evening before pick up. Extra containers and lids are available at no cost at the Township building.
We do not take back old or damaged recycling bins when you need new ones.
Please place the following items in the blue recycling bins: plastic bottles (1-7), steel and aluminum cans, and all colors of unbroken glass jars and bottles. Rinse food from cans and bottles and remove the caps and lids before placing them in the bin. Newspapers, magazines, paper, and cardboard should all be placed in the recycling bin as well. Your recycling will NOT be picked up unless it is in a Maidencreek Township-issued recycling bin.
The Berks County Solid Waste Authority was established by the Berks County Commissioners on August 19, 1992. The role of the Solid Waste Authority is to protect the health and welfare of the residents of Berks County and to provide a means whereby Berks County can effectively and efficiently manage and implement the Solid Waste Plan.