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Please Note: Plastic recyclables will no longer be accepted at the Twin Boroughs Recycling center due to a large increase in Non-recyclable refuse being deposited in the plastic bins. Curbside pickup of plastics will continue for all residents of the Borough.
DISPOSAL OF ELECTRONICS
Please be advised that disposal of electronics curbside for weekly trash pickup is prohibited. These materials should be disposed of at the Twin Borough Recycling Center located on Lincoln Avenue. Electronics include but are not limited to televisions, computers and accessories, and audio and video devices.
Thank you in advance for your cooperation.
Click on the following links for more information about the East Stroudsburg Borough:
- Borough Council
- Borough Manager
- Borough Solicitor
- Borough Treasurer
- Zoning and Codes Enforcement Office
- Fire Department
- Public Works Department
- Parks and Recreation
- Police Department
- Boards and Commission
The Borough of East Stroudsburg was created by an Act of the Pennsylvania State Legislature and incorporated as a Borough in 1870. Our municipality includes an area of approximately 2.5 square miles and a resident population of over 10,000.
East Stroudsburg Borough originally was the industrial center of Monroe County due to the railroad. Now it is home to the two largest service institutions in the county, East Stroudsburg University and Lehigh Valley Hospital – Pocono.
The Borough operates under the provisions of the Borough Code of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Borough Council (the legislative branch of the local government) is made up of six (6) members, who are elected by wards. The administrative branch of the Borough government is directed by a professional administrator (Borough Manager) appointed by Council. The elected Mayor serves as the official “Head of State”. A separately elected Tax Collector is responsible for collecting borough and county real estate taxes.