New Britain Township is pleased to offer our residents a drop-off container for leaf waste. The container will be located directly behind the Municipal Building at 207 Park Avenue, within the fenced area.
Please drop off plant materials only! Do not mix trash or other debris with leaves and plant material. Non-vegetative debris does not decompose! You may use 40-gallon biodegradable paper bags available at most hardware and grocery stores.
November 15th - November 19th
Tuesday - Friday
7:30am - 2:30pm
8:00 - 12:00pm
Remember that recycling is extremely important.
It helps the environment and keeps our Township clean.
For additional information call 215-822-1391.
New Britain Township and Chalfont Borough are pleased to announce their Annual Community Shredding Event! The event is limited to Township and Borough Residents Only, no businesses. The event will be held at the New Britain Township Administration Building, located at 207 Park Avenue, Chalfont, PA 18914.
May 7, 2016
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Shred One Security Corporation will be onsite to perform the shredding, with a mobile shredding unit that will provide shredding service that is the safest and most secure way to dispose of your important personal documents. If you plan to attend the event, here are a few things to remember:
Limit 5 bags per Household (No larger than a kitchen trash bag)
Residents will need to provide a valid Driver’s License upon arrival
Paper Items Only! No Metal, Binder Clips, or Binders
If you have any questions about the shredding event, call #215-822-1391.
To view the Shred Event flyer CLICK HERE.
Many household products contain chemicals that cause contamination to the environment if disposed of improperly. The Bucks County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program provides the opportunity for residents to get rid of unwanted hazardous chemicals, such as oil-based paints, pesticides, herbicides, caustic cleaners, pool chemicals, mercury, and automotive and rechargeable batteries, by offering a safe and easy disposal solution.
Residents can drive to any of the collection sites listed, between 9:00 am and 3:00 pm, rain or shine, and their household hazardous waste will be removed from their vehicles and sorted for safe disposal.
To view the flyer with dates and additional information CLICK HERE.
Below is a current list of haulers.
731 E. Reliance Road
Telford, Pa. 18969
2690 Howertown Road, Suite 1
Northampton, PA 18067
Leaf Collection Dates for Advanced Disposal:
April 30, 2016
November 15, 2016
December 3, 2016
PO Box 2609
Ivyland, Pa. 18974
2650 Audubon Road
Audubon, PA 19403
Residential and Commercial Hauler
P.O. Box 37
Quakertown, Pa. 18951
400 Progress Drive
Telford, Pa. 18969
Ordinance No. 2006-11-2 enacted a revised recycling ordinance to implement DEP Municipal Waste Planning Act 101. This ordinance outlines the various materials required to be recycled in New Britain Township.
Recyclable materials shall be placed at the curb separated from solid waste. Materials include aluminum cans, glass containers (clear and colored), bimetal containers, plastic containers, leaf waste, newspapers, magazines, high-grade office paper and corrugated paper.
Leaf Waste shall be separated from other municipal waste generated at their homes, apartments and other residential establishments until collection, unless those persons have otherwise provided for the composting of leaf waste. A schedule for curbside leaf waste pickup and leaf waste drop off will be distributed yearly.
Collection receptacles shall be placed in all buildings, in areas where food is served or
consumed. Recyclable materials shall be stored in accordance with state Fire code
regulations and all Federal, State or local health laws. Recyclable materials shall be
collected at least once a month. Recyclable materials include aluminum cans, glass
containers (clear and colored), bimetal containers, plastic containers, leaf waste,
newspapers, magazines, high grade office paper and corrugated paper.
For more information, please DOWNLOAD our Recycling Facts Document.