Types of Service

Types of Trash Service

  • A 95-gallon tote and recycling tote will be provided by Apple Valley Waste ( Parks ). ALL TRASH MUST BE IN THE TOTE.
  • Trash bags can be purchased from the township or your municipality. This option benefits the customers who do not have enough trash to collect each week. These are blue bags to be identified by the trash truck driver. A minimum of 12 bags @ $5.00 per bag must be purchased per year. For each trash bag that is put out, the weight should not exceed 35 pounds.
  • Recycling totes will also be provided to these regular service customers.
  • Bag customers are not eligible for the recycling program. If they want to include recycling, they must pay the extra fee. Additionally, bulk pickup is not included with bag customer service.

Trash/Garbage Defined

Trash/garbage shall include all matter and materials which are discarded or rejected by the owners. Included are garbage, rubbish, trash, and other refuse materials, but shall exclude human body waste, medical waste, hazardous waste, any debris or construction materials, dirt, rock, concrete, lead pipe, limbs, tree trunks, any vegetation, including grass clippings.

Bulk Items Pickup

The contract also provides for one bulk item per week.  Contact the Township Trash Office prior to setting out any bulk item.  The regular route pickup driver will not pick up a bulk item.  Contact Southampton Township Trash at (717)-532-9646 – Ext 102 to schedule a pickup.

BULK ITEMS: Must be called into the trash office two business days prior to your regular collection day. Unacceptable materials: Construction waste, batteries, tires, paint, and hazardous materials. Large bulk items do not include appliances ( white goods )

Types of Recyclables

Please refer to the Park’s Guidelines for Recycling. Please note, Apple Valley Waste LLC reserves the right to accept or reject recyclables placed for collection due to contamination, and the company may also amend as required the list of approved recyclable items.

Bag customers are not eligible for the recycling program.  If they want to include recycling, they must pay the extra fee.



If you have any questions, you can contact the
Southampton Township Trash Office
200 Airport Road
Shippensburg, Pa 17257
(717)-532-9646 – Ext 102
Email: twptrash@southamptontwp.com