How do I use the Joint Compost Facility?

The Joint Compost Facility, which is only for yard waste, is available to Mechanicsburg Borough and Silver Spring Township residents only. Contractors may not utilize the facility.  The annual access card fee is $15 per calendar year, Jan 1 – Dec 31 and is not prorated.  The facility is currently open 7 days a week during daylight hours (days/times of operation are adjusted seasonally, Questions about the facility, obtaining the renewable access card (proof of residency required), or renewing, please call 717-766-0178 x3001.  This is a self-serve facility.

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1. Can I be exempted from weekly trash pickups?
2. Where do I go to get a recycling bin?
3. What items may be recycled?
4. Where can I go to recycle electronics and digital devices?
5. How do I use the Joint Compost Facility?
6. What can I do with grass clippings?
7. Who provides trash pickup/recycling services in the Township?
8. What is the new cost?
9. What are the size options for regular volume service carts?
10. What are the size options for low volume service carts?
11. How many additional trash carts may residents have under the regular unlimited service?
12. Can I still purchase orange bags for extra trash?
13. Can I still place bulk items out for pickup?
14. Will we still have yard waste and Christmas tree pickup?
15. Who do I contact if I have questions or problems?
16. Where can I get a copy of the Penn Waste Informational Flyer