Trash, Litter, Rubish,
Codes and Laws
TOWNSHIP CODE SECTION 108
108-1. Prohibited acts.
Disposition of rubbish.
A. No paper, trash, rubbish, ashes, junk, waste or discarded
materials of any kind shall
be thrown, deposited or dumped into any ravine, ditch or gutter,
upon any road, street
or highway or on any public place within the limits of the
Township of Abington.
A. No house refuse, offal, pomace,
garbage, dead animals, decaying vegetable matter
waste substances of any kind shall be thrown or deposited
or allowed to
drain into any ravine, ditch or gutter, upon any road,
street or highway, into any waters
of the Township of Abington or on any public place within
the limits of the township, or
upon private property, vacant or occupied,
and be permitted to remain exposed upon
the surface of the ground; and no
putrid or decaying animal and vegetable matter shall
be kept in any house, cellar or
adjoining buildings in an unsanitary manner on any
B. Refuse receptacles shall not be
placed at the curb for collection more than 12 hours
before disposal time and must be
removed from the curb at least 12 hours after the
same have been emptied.
is illegal :)
throw, drop or place, or cause to be
thrown, dropped or placed, upon any
of the public highways, sidewalks
or public places within the township, or
upon any porch, step or yard of any house or store along
any of the public highways within the township, any
posters, circulars, bills, handbills or other advertising
matter of any kind or description whatever.
(It is illegal :) To
throw, drop or place, or cause to be thrown, dropped or placed,
upon any of the highways, sidewalks or
other public places within the township,
any paper, paper boxes or literature of
like kind or nature, or waste matter of any kind
Pa.C.S.A. § 6501.
(a) Offense defined.--A
person is guilty of an offense if he: 1) causes any waste paper,
......or rubbish, ....... upon the land