Free Electronics Recycling and Shred Event

Date: Saturday November 3, 2019 Time: 9am-12pm Location: West Goshen Township Municipal Complex, 1025 Paoli Pike Document Shredding:  Shred Events are for paper shredding only. All material is 100% recycled and we maintain a 0% landfill policy. Wiggins Shredding will let you watch the shredding take place on their TV monitor in the truck. The […]

Household Hazardous Waste Collection

The Chester County Recycling Coordinator, Nancy Fromnick, announced the fifth Chester County Household Hazardous Waste Collection event for 2019. Residents from Chester County municipalities may participate on Saturday, September 7 at the Oxford School District Administration Building, 125 Bell Tower Lane, Oxford, PA 19363. Proof of residency may be required. This event is for Chester, […]

Greening West Goshen: Pool Closing Safety Tips

The end of summer also usually means the end of swimming season for families with backyard pools. In the northeast, many pool owners partly or entirely drain their pools to reduce maintenance and potential damage from freezing during winter. Pool water, however, has high levels of chemicals, particularly chlorine, that may be harmful to wildlife […]

Renewable Energy Planning

100% Renewable Energy use in a community – is it possible? The answer at the Renewable Energy Public Workshop for residents of the West Chester Area was a resounding “YES”.   Worldwide, the energy industry is undergoing one of the most dramatic transformations in history, with changes in networked power delivery, distributed generation, and cost trends […]

Greening West Goshen: Summer Yard Tips

With summer time weather comes the mowing and gardening season. It is important to remember not to blow grass clippings into the street. Grass clippings in the street ultimately end up in a storm drain were they can build up and cause drainage issues and localized flooding. It is also a violation of Township Code […]

Be Courteous With Your Cardboard

With our automated recycling not being able to accept cardboard outside of your recycling toter or a toter jammed with large cardboard pieces which cannot be emptied, the Township has a cardboard dumpster for your use.  This dumpster is for CARDBOARD ONLY, no other waste. For your convenience the dumpster is located in the front […]

Tips For Recycling and Waste Collection

In West Goshen Township, recyclables are comingled in a single recycling container. These comingled recyclables are brought to a sorting center in Valley Forge where they are separated and processed. Paper, cardboard, metals, and plastics are crushed and baled before further processing. West Goshen residents can take two easy but important steps to facilitate processing […]

West Goshen Township Recycling Requirements

There are varying recycling requirements for homeowners, businesses and multi-unit residencies within West Goshen Township. Please refer to the guidelines below for your individual recycling requirements. Homeowners in West Goshen Township who receive residential trash service will have curbside recycling collections on Mondays as described on page 18. Each owner, operator, or administrator of a […]

The Do’s and Don’ts of Stream Maintenance

  West Goshen Township is committed to keeping its creeks and streams clean and safe. You can do your part by following these guidelines:   DO Plant native trees and shrubs along your stream. The roots of woody plants stabilize the banks and reduce erosion. In addition to  shading, cooling and improving water quality, the […]