Trash & Recycling Service Alert - July 15, 2024

Waste Management will be collecting Trash and Recycling approximately one (1) hour earlier than normal the week of July 15th Tuesday-Wednesday due to the forecasted heat. Please be sure to place all bins at the curb the evening prior. Collections may occur as early as 5 AM. We appreciate your understanding as steps are being taken to protect the well-being of our sanitation workers.

For more information about our trash and recycling collection, please visit our Trash & Recycling webpage.  To report a collection issue, please call Waste Management’s customer service line for Middletown residents at 1 (800) 255-8479.

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Weatherization

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Weatherization

Weatherization or weatherproofing is the practice of protecting a building and its interior from the elements, particularly from sunlight, precipitation, and wind, and of modifying a building to reduce energy consumption and optimize energy efficiency.  A weatherized home uses less energy to heat and cool the home seasonally, which can save homeowners hundreds of dollars per year. Along with saving money, weatherization can also improve the comfort of your home.  Applying a variety of weatherization techniques to existing structures is a critical way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and lessen demand on the energy grid.

On Thursday, December 2, 2021, Middletown Township hosted a Sustainability Webinar on weatherization to equip residents with information about weatherizing their homes.  Presentations were made by the following individuals:
   • Bahareh van Boekhold, Program Manager, Applied Energy Group and Vice Chair of Green Building United
   • Kathy MacWilliams, Manager of Marketing Programs, PECO
   • Kevin Deeny, P.E., Middletown Township Environmental Advisory Council

The full video of this webinar is available below.  To view the slides presented by the speakers, please click here.