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Recycle Electronics And Other Items With Retrievr

Retrievr provides an easy way to declutter your home by recycling electronics and clothing. It’s as simple as scheduling a pickup and then leaving items on your porch or outside your door or garage.

Retrievr works with municipalities throughout Montgomery County. Click here to learn more and to schedule a pickup. A convenience will apply for items such as microwaves and televisions.

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Be on Alert For Seed Packages Arriving By Mail

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture is warning residents to properly discard and report unordered and mislabeled seeds shipped from overseas.

Citizens across the nation have received seeds in packages labeled as jewelry and other items. The exact origin and nature of these seeds remain unknown and officials have expressed concern that they may contain plant diseases, weeds or invasive plants that could harm Pennsylvania’s agriculture industry and ecosystem.

If you receive unsolicited seeds, the Department of Agriculture recommends keeping them in the package. If the seeds are opened, double bag and seal the seeds. Do not plant or discard the seed.

You can report the package to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) confidential Anti-smuggling Hotline, by phone at 800-877-3835 or email Mail@aphis.usda.gov.

Montgomery County Says “Keep It Up” In Fight Against COVID-19

Montgomery County on Wednesday reported a COVID-19 test positivity rate of 3.46 percent, below a watched metric of 5 percent. The county encourages residents to continue to wear masks and practice social distancing to maintain progress in limiting spread of the coronavirus.

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Remember To Look Before You Lock Your Car

In 2019, 52 children died of heatstroke because they were left or became trapped in a hot car. Children are more vulnerable to heatstroke. All hot car deaths are preventable. Please be sure to look before you lock your car.

Click here for more information and resources from the National Highway Safety Transportation Administration

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Resources Available To Combat Spotted Lanternfly

The Spotted Lanternfly is an invasive insect that is once again active in the region. Penn State Extension has developed a list of resources for learning about the Spotted Lanternfly and tips for how you can help stop its spread.

Click here for the Penn State Extension resource website

Township Staff Remain Available By Appointment

The Lower Gwynedd Township Building is open but appointments are necessary. Please call 215-646-5302 to schedule a visit. If possible, please conduct business online or by phone to for the health and safety of yourself and staff.

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Lower Gwynedd Township

Administration Building
1130 N Bethlehem Pike
PO Box 625
Spring House, PA 19477

Phone: (215) 646-5302
Fax: (215) 646-3357

*COVID-19 Restrictions: Access to the Township Building is by appointment only.