Jenkintown Borough uses single stream recycling. Recyclables are collected everyFriday at curbside. Items should be placed at the curb before 6:00 AM.
Jenkintown Borough distributes recycling stickers to designate the recycling bins versus trash bins. Residents are welcome to pick them up at their convenience at Borough Hall.
Acceptable items include: plastics #1-7 (excluding 3 and 6), aluminum & metal cans, office paper, junk mail, newspaper, glass bottles and jars, and cardboard. The following items are NOT allowed: plastic bags, scrap metal, window panes or mirrors, ceramics, hazardous waste, electronic waste, food waste, waxed paper, Styrofoam, PVC, or yard waste.
The office is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. and on Wednesday evenings until 7 p.m. Borough Hall can be reached at 215-885-0700 or please feel free to stop in person.