Recycling

The Borough's Residential & Commercial program consists of the following materials:

RESIDENTIAL
  • Glass (Amber, Green, Clear)
  • Aluminum
  • Tin
  • Bimetal (Tin & Aluminum)
  • Plastics (HDPE & PETE-with Recycling Logo 1 & 2; examples-soda, milk, juice, water & cleaning bottles)
  • Newspaper (Place along side to recycling container in tied bundles or place in paper bags).
  • Christmas Trees
  • Lehigh County Solid Waste
  • Electronic Recycling

Collection varies depending on your Zone.

  • South Side Recycling is picked up every two weeks on the first pick up of the week (Tuesday);
  • North Side Recycling is picked up every two weeks on the first pick up of the week (Monday).

Materials can be commingled in your official recycling container. Need one? Call Borough Hall (610-867-0301) for a new or a replacement container. Cost: 20 gallons ($10); 10 gallons ($8). Remember to rinse materials before disposing them. Please adhere to the recycling preparation by rinsing cans and removing caps & lids. Any problems with collection, please call the Hauler (Raritan Valley Disposal) at 610-432-7574.

COMMERCIAL

  • Glass (Clear, Colored)
  • Aluminum Cans
  • Steel & bi-metal Cans
  • Leaf Waste
  • High grade office paper
  • Corregated Cardboard
  • Plastic Bottles (labeled as #1 and #2)
  • White Goods (appliances)

Click HERE for the Code of Ordinance for Recycling

 

 


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