Shredding Events & Clean Out Weeks

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 “Free Shredding Event”
Abington Township Residents’ Only


  • Saturday, April 13, 2019 - Highway Yard - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Saturday, July 20, 2019 - Highway Yard - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Saturday, October 19,  2019 - Highway Yard - 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Residents of Abington Township are encouraged to bring personal and confidential documents and files to Abington Township’s shredding event. No need to remove binder covers, paper clips or staples. All material will be recycled. There is a limit of 4 boxes or bags per car. The boxes can be no bigger then 1.2 cubic foot. Whatever container used, it cannot weigh more than 30 lbs.

Examples of What to Bring:
Obsolete Tax Documents, Bank Statements/Cancelled Checks, Sensitive information, Birth dates, Social Security Information, Signatures, Passwords and Pins, Credit Card Statements and Receipts, Credit Card Offers, Reports and Histories, etc.

Do not bring: newspapers, books or magazines, plastic covering or cardboard, CD’s or floppy discs.

For more information call: Abington Township Public Works Department at (267) 536-1034 or (267) 536-1038.

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Bi-Annual Township-Wide Clean-Out

During the below weeks, the Township will collect everything you place in your trash cans PLUS any additional normal trash placed in store bought refuse bags you put out with your regular trash on your SCHEDULED trash collection day. 

NO electronics, hazardous waste, construction material or large items will be accepted. 


  • Week of April 8 to April 12, 2019
  • Week of October 7 to October 11, 2019


For a list of electronic recycling collection dates, visit:

For a list of Montgomery County Household Hazardous Waste Collection dates, visit: