Trash & Recycling 2021

Dates, Locations & Schedules for 2021
Township-wide Recycling Collection Dates 2021
Bern Township Recycling District Locations
Trash District Collection Dates
Leaf and Yard Waste Curbside Collection Dates
(click on the links above for PDF)

Aseptic cartons will now be accepted for recycling. These cartons are made from multi-layer packaging that combines layers of paper, plastic, and metal to make food containers, especially for liquids such as orange juice and soups. This material is recyclable, once it is sorted to a pure stream and baled.

Electronic Recycling 
    Free for residents of Berks County 
    Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 8:00 AM – Noon
    (1316 Hilltop Road, Bern Township)  

Tire Collection
    Fees apply
    Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 8:00 AM – Noon
    (1316 Hilltop Road, Bern Township)

Berks County Solid Waste Authority
    To visit their website for more information click on the above link

Here are some of the events
Berks County Solid Waste Authority
will be holding in 2021.
Pre-registration on their website is required :

   Click here for more info: Household Hazardous Waste
        Free to Berks County Residents 
(Pre-Registration Required)
        October 23, 2021
        Berks County Ag Center, 1238 County Welfare Road,
        Leesport, Pa. 19533
        (8 AM – 2:00 PM) 
        All residents must pre-register to participate in our
        hazardous waste collection event.
       Register here for this on the Berks County Solid Waste Website 

    Absolutely no Latex Paint will be accepted

    Pharmaceutical Waste
        – Medication Drop Box Program
        Free to Berks County Residents 

  Paper Shredding (NO plastic bags will be accepted!)
 Free to Berks County Residents 
(Pre-Registration Required)
        October 16, 2021
        Berks County Ag Center, 1238 County Welfare Road,
        Leesport, Pa. 19533
        (8 AM – 2:00 PM) 
        All residents must pre-register to participate in Berks paper shredding event.  Register here for this on the Berks County Solid Waste Site 

        Other Shredding Services (click here)