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City of Reading Adjusts Trash and Recycling Pick-Up Schedule Due to Heat Advisory

Reading, PA: Due to forecasted temperatures in the mid-90s and a heat advisory in effect for the week of June 17th through June 21st, the City of Reading will begin trash and recycling pick-ups one hour earlier than usual. This adjustment aims to protect staff from excessive heat and prevent heat-related illnesses or injuries.

We appreciate your understanding and cooperation.

For more information, please contact the Citizen Service Center: 1-877-727-3234 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.