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New recycling rules that took effect in June 2018.        PDF      DOC


Effective January 24, 2013, Under Act 108, trash haulers will not accept electronic devices as part of the trash stream. This includes answering machines, compact disc players, fax machines, computer hard drives, laptops, mobile phones, modems, microwave ovens, pagers, PCs and peripherals, printers, printer circuit boards, radios, remote controls, stereos, tape players, telephones, televisions, and VCRs. Best Buy (717) 0840-4530) offers free recycling of covered devices. Check with retail outlets prior to delivering items to ensure acceptance and limit of specific items.
The York County Solitd Waste & Refuse Authority also accepts electronic devices free at its facility on Flour Mill Road on Monday through Friday from 8 AM to 4 PM, and Saturdays 8 AM to noon. See more information here.


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As of February 1, 2019, Penn Waste is our trash and recycling hauler. For details, please click here.




Only clean clothing and shoes are to be placed in the Salvation Army bin.  Residents who have furniture, appliances or other large items for the Salvation Army need to contact the Salvation Army at 1-800-95-TRUCK.  Other items accepted at the recycle drop-off area include: aluminum, steel, and bi-metal cans; any color glass; plastic bottles, containers and jugs; newsprint and cardboard.


Click here  for more information. It's mandatory and penalties have been authorized for anyone failing to do so.


Recycle Your Clothes and Shoes at Our
Public Recycle Drop-Off Area


   The York County Solid Waste Authority's public recycle dropoff area now contains a Salvation Army collection bin for clothing and shoes.


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Used motor oil.
It's always a challenge to dispose of your used motor oil properly.
White's Garage, on the Trail just north of Shrewsbury Borough will take your used oil.
So will the Shrewsbury True Value on SR851 east of I-83
and the Wal*Mart at Exit Four.

Aero Oil in New Freedom takes old propane tanks.

Does anyone know of other dropoff points in the area?
Click here and let us know.