Click on the link directly above this section for a printable Recycling Guideline Flyer.
Penn Waste's Holiday Collection Information & Schedule Change Notices:
If a collection is missed due to a holiday, collection shall be made upon the next regularly scheduled day.
Holiday notices are advertised in the following papers: York Newspapers, Harrisburg Patriot, Hanover Evening Sun, Delta Star.
6 major Holidays are observed as follows: New Year's Day, Memorial Day , 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas Inclement Weather Policy: Penn Waste broadcasts on the following stations for weather related emergencies: Operation Snowflake: WSBA 910 AM, WARM 103 FM Storm Watch: WHP 580 AM, 97.3 RIVER FM, 94.9 BOB FM, 99.3 KISS FM, WHP TV-21 CBS, WLYH- TV-15, WGAL TV-8
Large Item Information (as received from Penn Waste, Inc.):
Tree Branches & Brush must be Bundled & Tied; 48" Maximum Length
Scrap Metal; 48" Maximum Length
Carpet; 48" Maximum Length
One Mattress and one Box Spring = 1 Large Item
2 Standard Vehicle Tires = 1 Large Item/Call Penn Waste for further information on Truck Tires
1 Piece of Furniture
** Please scroll to bottom of page for Penn Waste's Recycling Guidelines
OTHER TYPES OF RECYCLING ~ CONTACTS & INFORMATION ·Household Hazardous Waste - Several collections p/year by York County Solid Waste Authority(YCSWA) and are advertised in your local newspaper. For more information call 717- 845-1066 or click on the "YCSWA" link below.
·Electronic Equipment - YCSWA- Mon. through Fri., from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Sat. from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00
p.m. @ its Yard Waste Transfer Facility located off of Flour Mill Road in
Manchester Township at 2651 Blackbridge Road.
The program is available to all York County residents and businesses.
For more information click on the "YCSWA" link below. SCROUNGE - Call 717-771-8421; E-mail: ‘email@example.com’ or visit the website at www.yk.psu.edu/scrounge; This is a student-run, non-profit program at Penn State, York Campus.
Visit York County Solid Waste Authority's (YCSWA) website for detailed information on waste materials & other topics by clicking on this direct link: YCSWA
Penn Waste Recycling
'Green & Single Stream' AND "Back-to-Basics"
What does this mean for Penn Waste customers?
Paper products may be put in recycling bins with containers. Just be sure paper is covered by heavier material so it doesn’t blow away!
Penn Waste will accept any size of cardboard if it is flattened and any quanity.
Check out the list below to learn how to recycle successfully.
PLEASE DO NOT RECYCLE ITEMS SPOILED BY FOOD OR LIQUID!!!
Pizza Boxes Steel Food and Beverage Cans & Aerosol Cans
Food Boxes (i.e. cereal & gelatin boxes)
EMPTY Paper towel & toilet paper rolls Glass
Paperboard Packaging (i.e. tissue boxes) Clear, Brown & Green Glass Food and
Office Paper (any color) Beverage Bottles and Jars
Shredded Paper (in clear plastic bags, please)
Newspaper & Inserts Plastics
Magazines, Catalogs & Brochures #1, #2 and #5 Bottles and Jugs with
Envelopes & Junk Mail necks smaller than their bases
Phone books & other Soft Cover Books
How to Prepare Recyclables:
Remove caps/lids Rinse thoroughly It is OK to leave on labels and neck rings Remove all packaging (styrofoam, peanuts, plastic, bubble wrap, plastic liners, etc. Flatten ALL boxes and cardboard Bundle all cardboard that does not fit into the recycling bin Cover loose paper with heavier items to prevent it from blowing away Check weather forcast: If forecast calls for high winds or rain, keep your recyclables inside until the following week if possible. Wet paper products are difficult to process.
NEEDLES! (Do not place used needles with recycling! This is a serious health hazard to everyone!)
Plastic Tubs, Cups & Trays Broken Glass Window, Mirrors, Ceramics Drinking Glasses Aluminum Foil Scrap Metal Tupperware or Disposable Plastic Containers Plastic Bags; Grocery or Other Light Bulbs Solvent, Oil & Chemical Containers Food Soiled Material Wet Papers or Cardboard Plastic Food Wrappers Styrofoam Pool Chemicals
NO garden hoses, clothing, diapers, food or liquid!!
WHEN IN DOUBT, THROW IT OUT!!Or contact Penn Waste, Inc. at 717-757-4456.