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Luzerne County, PA

A Zoned Community


Phone: 570-333-5131

Fax: 570-333-5950

Road Dept: 570-333-4111

Emergency 911

State Police Wyoming Barracks: 570-697-2000


Spring Cleanup


SATURDAY April 27, 2019

8:00AM to 4:00 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 with volunteers will be available to assist you in emptying your vehicle.  PROOF OF RESIDENCY WILL BE REQUIRED.

The following conditions and limitations will apply:

  • FEES Residents First load is FreeSubsequent loads will be charged $50.00.  Trailers will be charged additional fees.  IN ALL CASES, residents are asked to have either the exact amount of cash or a check.
  • TIRES Each household will be limited to discard up to 4 tires with a $3.00 charge PER TIRE.  Tires must be removed from rims.  Tires MUST be clean, not cut or busted off rims. Must be normal automobile tires. No truck tires and no small tires.
  • 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, cinder blocks, shingles, sheet rock, or other building materials chain link fence, wire, filled or partially filled paint cans. Televisions and Electronics.
  • 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.

Contact Rick Melvin, Secretary/Treasurer







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