Bulky Waste Day POSTPONED for April 18, 2020 until further notice.

Hopewell Township, Cumberland County, PA BULKY WASTE DISPOSAL scheduled for April 18, 2020 has been postponed.  Further information will be given about the September 12, 2020 date.  Time 7:30AM-11:30AM At the Cumberland County Landfill 620 Newville Road, Newburg.   

Bulky waste disposal days are free to Hopewell Township Residents ONLY.  Bulky waste from any business will be rejected.  Non- Hopewell Township customers will be charged the gate rate fees for regular household trash and bulky waste disposal. Residents MUST present their WSI card sent previously. 

Cumberland County Landfill will NOT accept any hazardous wastes (automotive/household/outdoor/paint products, etc.) liquid waste, yard wastes (grass/tree clippings, etc.), batteries, closed containers, construction materials, computer equipment or vehicles. NO WIRE of any kind!

ACCEPTED will be white goods (stoves, refrigerators/freezers/hot water heaters/dishwashers/air conditioners, etc.) Furniture, construction materials, (boards/block/bricks), lawn mowers, bicycles and tires (10 regular-light truck/car and 2 large tractor). Tires must be off rim and be free of calcium, stones, mud and water. Any inquiries should be directed to the Landfill at 496-9351.

Date – April 18, 2020

Date – September 12, 2020


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Shippensburg residents can get local public safety alerts by text, email.

SHIPPENSBURG —One of the ways the Shippensburg Area Emergency Task Force will issue local public safety alerts about the novel coronavirus pandemic is by text and email messages.

Residents can sign up by texting 888777 and entering the Shippensburg ZIP code, 17257.

In addition, every page on the Shippensburg Borough website has a link at the bottom to register phone numbers and email addresses with Nixle, the platform used to issue the alerts.

Task force members encourage all local residents to register for the alerts, even if they don’t live in the borough. Any pandemic-related alert will apply to everyone in the Shippensburg Area School District, noted David Lindenmuth, borough emergency management coordinator.

The primary location for task force information on social media will be the Shippensburg Fire Department pages on Facebook (@ShippensburgFireDept), Twitter (@ShipFire) and Instagram (@shipfiredept).

To register for statewide alerts, go to the AlertPA signup website.

Cumberland County PA Recycling and Waste – Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Event is canceled on April 4 – Read More….

Cumberland County Household Hazardous Waste disposal event originally scheduled for April 4, 2020, has been canceled.  Furthermore, we have temporarily suspended registration for the remaining three events planned in 2020 to allow time for guidelines and recommendations to further play out. 

We will keep you informed with future updates as soon as we know the next steps.  Thanks for your understanding.

ATTENTION – COVID-19 IMPACT at Hopewell Township Office

As COVID-19 (coronavirus) continues to impact Pennsylvania and now Cumberland County, Hopewell Township is responding to comply with Governor Wolf’s directions to protect the health and safety of our community.  
Please be assured that township staff will remain available to you. Our office will be staffed; however, we encourage you to communicate with us by phone (717-423-6582) or email ( If in-person service is required, please make an appointment to meet with us so we may serve you in the safest manner possible.

We encourage you to practice social distancing to protect your health.
As this situation continues to develop, we will keep you informed of any changes to these temporary measures as well as important information passed on to us by the Cumberland County Department of Public Safety.