Welcome to Upper Macungie Township!




ATTENTION RESIDENTS: Upper Macungie Township has awarded a three-year contract to Whitetail Disposal, Inc. of Perkiomenville, PA as our new refuse and recycling hauler effective January 1, 2021. Waste Management will cease to be our hauler after January 1, 2021. A letter was mailed to residents informing them of this change. 

  • Service details can be found on  Whitetail Disposal’s website 
  • Put your Refuse & Recycling out the night before! Whitetail is keeping the same pick-up day schedule but time may arrive earlier than our previous hauler. We recommend residents put their refuse and recycling carts out the night before their designated pick-up day to ensure it is out in time.
  • Christmas Trees will now be picked up on your regular refuse pick-up date beginning 1/11/21- 1/30/21 (3 weeks)
    • Residents can still drop off Christmas trees at the UMT Yard Waste Drop off site if they prefer.

For issues or questions regarding Refuse and Recycling Pick-up Contact:

Whitetail Disposal (click to go to website)
610-754-0103, Choose Option 2
Email: umt@whitetaildisposal.com


Recycling & Refuse Services: Keeping UMT Clean & Green!

Upper Macungie Township
8330 Schantz Road
Breinigsville, Pa 18031
Phone: (610) 395-4892

A convenient spectrum of services for the regular disposal or recycling of standard household wastes are provided to Upper Macungie Township residents. Guidelines for the proper usage of these services are detailed in this section of the website. Should you have any questions, please email Upper Macungie Township’s Refuse/Recycling Departments; Donna Flisak dflisak@uppermac.org.


THE ELECTRONIC RECYCLING EVENT- for Residents ONLY ID will be required. Yard Waste Cards not accepted

  • October 10, 2020
  • At Grange Road Park from 9am-1pm
  • Accepted Items:  TV Monitors (max of 3), computers & monitors, microwaves, household batteries, fluorescent light bulbs (NO APPLIANCES).
  • Item Drop Off Instructions- load your items into your trunk, arrive wearing a mask, stay in your car and staff will get items out of your trunk.

THE SHREDDING EVENT- for Residents ONLY ID will be required. Yard Waste Cards not accepted

  • 2nd Event Added- October 24, 2020
  • At Grange Road Park from 9am-1pm
  • Accepted Items: PAPER DOCUMENTS ONLY. NO Photo Negatives, X-Rays, or heavy plastics. Staples do not need to be removed, limit 5 bags/boxes per person.

Thank you Senator Pat Browne, and Rep. Gary Day for Sponsoring our Shredding Event at Grange Park!









Lehigh County

Lehigh County has rescheduled it’s Household Hazardous Waste Event for Saturday, November 14, 2020.

You must pre-register for this event. Pre-Registration will be available starting October 1, 2020 at the Lehigh County Website Hazardous Waste page.


If you missed the UMT Electronic Recycling event, below are two other options:

  • AERC — 2591 Mitchell Avenue, Allentown, PA (off Emmaus Ave.) Open to Public on Fridays only from 9-4.  Small fee for TV’s *** Does not accept Appliances.
  • FreeCycle– 795 Roble Rd,Allentown (Near LV International Airport) 610-217-3868    Drop off Monday, Wednesday or Friday from 9-12 and 1-4.   Also the 3rd Saturday of each month  from 9-12 noon.  There may be a fee.



New Year’s Day – Friday, January 1st: Friday service moved to Saturday, all other service days unaffected
Memorial Day – Monday, May 31st: All service days delayed by one day
Independence Day – Sunday, July 4th: No service days affected
Labor Day – Monday, September 6th: All service days delayed by one day
Thanksgiving Day – Thursday, November 25th: Thursday and Friday service delayed one day, all other days unaffected
Christmas Day – Saturday, December 25th: No service days affected


Requirements to protect the quality of our groundwater and other important environmental concerns are also addressed here. Please review them all carefully and abide by them. By following the rules of responsible environmental stewardship, we can all work together to keep our home community clean and green. Thanks for doing your part!

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