Trash Collection

— Trash pick up for Goldsboro is Monday mornings —

Item Pickup Policies

Oversized and Large Item Pickup

Penn Waste offers our residential customers the opportunity to dispose of large or oversized items that do not fit in a traditional waste receptacle.

Please visit your Municipality Page [] to determine if large-item pick-up is part ofy6ur municipality’s contract.

Policy for Large Item Pickup

For large items to be acceptable, they must be able to be lifted into a truck by two people. Loose piles are not able to be accepted. You must call Penn Waste to arrange your large item pickup.

Acceptable Items

Appliances such as Refrigerators and Washing Machines Carpet (48″ max. length, rolled and tied)


Mattresses & Box Springs

Car Tires (TIRES ONLY. Must be removed from rims)

Tree Branches & Brush (48″ max. length, bundled and tied) Scrap Metal (48″ max. length)

Non-Acceptable Items

Paints, Stain, Chemicals and Liquids Batteries

Automobile Parts

Household Hazardous Waste Tires on Rims

Commercial and Industrial Waste Construction Materials or Debris, including:

Drywall Brick Block

Treated Lumber Roofing Shingles

Ceiling Tiles Concrete

If you have questions about large item pickup in your area, contact the Penn Waste Customer Service team or call (717) 767-4456 to speak with a Penn Waste representative.

Covid 19 Mandates

In order to protect our employees and reduce the spread of the virus, Penn Waste will be enforcing the following mandates:

All trash must be bagged and tied. If you are in a municipality that has a mobile cart for collection, all trash must be placed in tied bags.

All recyclable materials must be placed inside your recycling container(s). Flattened cardboard may be placed next to your recycle bin or cart.

We will enforce the bag and/or cart limits as designated by your municipality.

Other best practices to limit exposure:

Please limit your interactions with your waste and recycling teams when you see them in your neighborhoods. Consider utilizing our pay your bill function on our website, pay over the phone (717-767-4456), or mail in your payment to help limit face-to-face interaction with our team members.

All of the above actions are being put in place to help protect the health and safety of our team members.
Please continue to check our website and social media pages for any further updates. We appreciate your help, understanding, and patience as we all navigate these unprecedented times together.


*** Please Note: The Borough has an abundance of open-top recycling bins. If any resident would like one please contact the office***