Recycling Program Changes--Please Read

CALL WENDY ELASSER AT 717-463-2381 FOR QUESTIONS OR COMMENTS ABOUT THE CHANGES TO THE RECYCLING PROGRAM.

MANY CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE TO ACCEPTABLE ITEMS AND COLLECTION ROUTES.

PLEASE DO NOT PLACE BAGS AT INTERSECTIONS, BRING THEM TO THE DUMPSTER AT 50 RAMBO HILL ROAD--A SECOND DUMPSTER WILL BE DELIVERED TO THE AMBULANCE BUILDING ON RICHWINE ROAD SOON FOR YOUR USE.  DUMPSTERS ARE ALSO AVAILABLE AT CENTRE, SPRING, AND OLIVER TOWNSHIPS AS WELL AS MILLERSTOWN BORO.  CONSULT HAULERS WEBSITE OR CALL 717-463-2381 TO DETERMINE OTHER ACCEPTABLE LOCATIONS.


Bags currently cost $2.75 each and can be purchased at the Municipal Building (during office hours), and at local retailers such as:  Ugo, the Market Place, and Karn's Food.  For additional locations to purchase bags, refer to the hauler's website www.cocolamuscreekdisposal.com.

***As of March 1, 2022 the cost of the bags will increase to $4.00.***

Materials that can be recycled:
 (Consult hauler's website for changes to the program, we just learned 1/27/22 of changes to the program and acceptable items, noted below)

Aluminum Cans
Rinsed and crushed.  Foil is also accepted.
 
Bi-Metal (tin) Cans
Rinsed and Crushed.
  
Cardboard
Flattened cardboard boxes/cereal and shipping.  No packing material.

Plastic Bottles
Rinsed, no caps or lids, and CRUSHED, if possible.
ONLY plastic bottles with a neck, #1 and #2 such as milk, water, juice, soda, detergent, fabric softener, shampoo bottles

Items that CANNOT  be recycled:
Glass food and beverage containers-no glass of any kind
Newspapers
Construction paper
Magazines, Junk Mail
Wax Coated cardboard
Plastic containers without a neck, such as yogurt and butter containers, etc.
Plastic bags of any kind
Batteries
Styrofoam
Light bulbs
Aerosol cans
Wood and Yard waste
Un-numbered plastics
Coat hangers
Diapers/Depends/Femine hygiene products
Cat Litter
Food waste
Coal Ash
Household Trash