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Recycling

PLEASE NOTE:  THE VOLUNTARY DROP OFF CENTER WILL BE AVAILABLE UNTIL JANUARY 2, 2015.  ALL DROP OFF CONTAINERS WILL BE REMOVED AFTER THAT DATE.  CURBSIDE RECYCLING WILL BEGIN ON WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 7, 2015. 

SEE BELOW FOR CURBSIDE SINGLE STREAM RECYCLING INFORMATION.

Voluntary Drop-off Center is located at the Borough Garage - 125 Liberty Street (go under the underpass on Main Street, turn at the first right, the garage is a short distance on the left.)

  • Commingled: Plastic Jugs and Bottles (limited to #1 through #5 and #7 noted on the recycle symbol), Glass Bottles and Jars, Tin and Aluminum Cans
    *We cannot accept No #6 -Styrofoam, also known as Polystyrene
  • Paper Bin: Newspapers, Mixed Paper, "Cereal Box" Type Cardboard
    NO CORRUGATED CARDBOARD

CURBSIDE RECYCLING          
Click here for a recycling brochure.


Effective on January 7, 2015 the borough will start curbside collection of single stream recycling . All recycled material can be mixed together in the recycling container to be provided by A.J. Blosenski Inc. The 35 gallon container has an attached lid and is on wheels for easier handling. All residents will receive a container sometime in mid December. Recycling will be picked up on Wednesday the same day as your trash. Place both your trash and your recycling container out for curbside service. All recycled material can be mixed together and placed in the recycling container. All plastic containers from # 1 through #7, glass bottles and jars , metal cans , newspaper and mixed paper and cardboard can be placed in the recycling container. Breakdown and cut up large cardboard packaging to allow the material to fit into the recycling container.

What is NOT Collected
Plastic bags or plastic food wrap.  Styrofoam or any other form of foam packaging (including meat/produce trays and egg cartons).

  • Scrap metal, Disposable diapers
  • Hazardous Waste (See FAQ #7)
  • Paper towels or tissue paper
  • Textiles, fabric or clothing
  • Ceramics, chinaware porcelain or Pyrex dishes
  • Books, Toys, Liquids
  • Mirrors, WIndow glass
  • Light Bulbs, Batteries
  • Syringes/Needles
  • Computer and Electronic equipment  (See FAQ #7 - Electronic Waste)

A recycling container for Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs is located in vestibule of the Borough office, 120 Main Street

For a listing of where you can take most items to be recycled or for more information about recycling in general, please visit www.chestercountyswa.org.
When you visit the site, click the Recycling Tab and then the Resources Tab, you will then be able to choose the category of the item you wish to recycle. 

 

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120 Main Street
P O Box 250
Atglen, PA  19310

610-593-6854
610-593-6508 (fax)

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