Seal of North Whitehall Township

Trash Collection and Recycling

North Whitehall Township does not hold a contract for garbage collection.

All residents are required to have a contract for garbage collection, as required by Township Ordinance 2008-01.

Current information on licensed trash haulers in the Township can be obtained by calling the Township office.

FREE recycling labels are available at the Township office for your own purchased recycle container.

You may recycle at these locations: HERE.

Yard Waste Facility

The Yard Waste Facility is located at the rear of the Municipal Building at 3256 Levans Road.

Every North Whitehall Township resident is REQUIRED to register for a sticker to be able to use the Township Yard Waste Center for 2023. You may register up to two vehicles per household. Upon registration, your sticker will be mailed out within ten business days after being processed. Processing will start on December 1, 2022. When placing your sticker on your windshield, clean the area and let it dry before applying. Stickers should be displayed at the lower left of your vehicle’s windshield (If you choose to not adhere your sticker, then your sticker and photo ID must be shown to the yard waste attendant)

2023 Online Application

Hours: April - October

  • Tuesday and Thursday: 9 am - 6 pm
  • Wednesday, Friday and Saturday: 9 am - 3 pm
  • Closed: Sunday, Monday, and Holidays

Hours: November - March
  • Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday: 9 am - 3 pm
  • Closed: Sunday, Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Acceptable Items


  • Wood/ Tree Limbs - up to 12 inches in diameter and 8 feet long
  • Christmas trees (December 26, 2022 - January 31, 2023)
  • Wood chips
  • Pine cones
  • Pine needles


  • Leaves
  • Shredded leaves


  • Grass Clippings - Green, dry and odor free (April 19, 2022 - October 1, 2022)
  • Yard vegetation - (free of dirt)
  • Flower/garden plants - (free of dirt)

Unacceptable Items


  • 2 X 4s, etc.
  • Stumps
  • Logs or Branches over 12" in diameter
  • Railroad ties
  • Telephone poles
  • Pressure treated wood
  • Construction materials
  • Plywood
  • Sod
  • Bamboo
  • Hay
  • Straw
  • Treated Fence Post or fence
  • Walnuts and other type of nuts
  • Mulch (Old or Used)


  • Decomposed - Foul odor
  • Hay
  • Straw
  • Manure
  • Ornamental Grass
  • Cattails, Rushes, Sedges or Restios


  • Soil
  • Inorganic material - rocks, stone, brick, cinder block, concrete
  • Household Waste
  • Metal (of any type)
  • Fruit or Vegetables (Loose or attached to plant)
  • Bags of any type (including compostable)

Additional Information

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