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Luzerne County, PA

A Zoned Community


Phone: 570-333-5131

Fax: 570-333-5950

Road Dept: 570-333-5131

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State Police Wyoming Barracks: 570-697-2000


Spring Cleanup



Friday June 9 - 8 AM - 5 PM

Saturday June 10 - 8 AM - 12 Noon


CLEAN UP for Franklin Township residents will be held Friday, June 9, from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM and Saturday, June 10, from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM.  Residents are asked to bring items they wish to discard to the Franklin Township Municipal Building during the above hours.  The Township’s Road Department along will be available to assist you in emptying your vehicle.  PROOF OF RESIDENCY WILL BE REQUIRED.

The following conditions and limitations will apply:

  • FEES – A charge of $25.00 will be assessed for carload.  A charge of $30.00 will be assessed for the first pickup load.  A second load will be charged $35.00.  Trailers will be charged additional fees.  IN ALL CASES, residents are asked to have either the exact amount of cash or a check.
  • TIRES – No tires will be accepted this year.
  • NON ACCEPTABLE ITEMS – Hazardous waste, chemicals, any type of wire or cable, coils of any kind, propane tanks or bottles, compressed cylinders or closed cylinders of any kind, drums with any liquids, containers with any liquids, batteries, brush, trees, stumps, leaves, grass, animal or human waste, household garbage or food items, cinder blocks, shingles, sheet rock, or other building materials, chain link fence, bed springs, filled or partially filled paint cans.
  • NOTE -Televisions and electronic items WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.
  • APPLIANCES – A charge of $5.00 each for refrigerators, stoves, freezers, air conditioners and dehumidifiers, MUST HAVE DOCUMENTATION that all freon and other gases have been removed.  In addition, all doors must be removed from refrigerators and freezers.
  • OTHER – Small items and broken glass must be placed in cardboard boxes.  Metal must be separated from landfill items.

ACCEPTANCE OR REJECTION OF ANY ITEMS not listed above is at the discretion of the Franklin Township Supervisors and officials. Volunteers are needed for Spring Cleanup – 1-2 hours at various times would help tremendously. 

Contact Rick Melvin, Secretary/Treasurer
Franklin Township 570-333-5131





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