Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Schuylkill County Sponsoring Fall Cleanup and Recycling Event

Schuylkill County has scheduled a Fall Cleanup that will be open to all County residents.

The Cleanup is scheduled from September 11th, 2017 through September 23rd, 2017.  The event will be funded through the County Commissioners Office and the State Department of Environmental Protection.


The Clean-Up will accept various items such as bulky items, appliances, scrap tires, and scrap metal.  

NO ELECTRONICS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE (I.E. PAINTS, SOLVENTS, CLEANERS, POISONS)
WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. QUESTIONS CONCERNING DISPOSAL OF SUCH ITEMS SHOULD BE DIRECTED TO

THE SCHUYLKILL COUNTY OFFICE OF SOLID WASTE & RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AT (570) 628-1220


There will be 14 collection sites throughout the county, listed below with the date scheduled:

WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 11th:


SCHUYLKILL HAVEN BOROUGH – ST CHARLES STREET, COMPOST SITE, (570) 385-2841; MONDAY SEPT 11TH TO FRIDAY SEPT 15TH FROM 10:00 A.M. TO 6:00 P.M. & SATURDAY SEPT 16TH FROM 8:00 A.M. TO 12:00 P.M.

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C.E.S. LANDFILL -¼ MILE EAST OF I-81 AND RT. 25 INTERSECTION, PHONE (570) 695-3590; MONDAY SEPT. 11TH THROUGH FRIDAY SEPT. 15TH FROM 9:00 A.M. TO 3:00 P.M.

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CITY OF POTTSVILLE - CITY GARAGE, E. RAILROAD ST., PHONE (570) 622-7690; MONDAY SEPT. 11TH THROUGH FRIDAY SEPT. 15TH FROM 7:00 A.M. TO 3:30 P.M., & SATURDAY SEPT. 16TH FROM 8:00 A.M. TO 12:00 P.M. 

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RINGTOWN BOROUGH – W. APPLE ST., NEAR DROP-OFF RECYCLING SITE, PHONE (570) 889-3095; THURSDAY SEPT. 14TH & FRIDAY SEPT 15TH FROM 9:00 A.M. TO 4:00 P.M., & SATURDAY SEPT 16TH FROM 9:00 A.M. TO 1:00 P.M.

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NORTH MANHEIM TOWNSHIP – TOWNSHIP BUILDING, 303 MANHEIM RD., PHONE (570) 385-2778; THURSDAY SEPT. 14TH & FRIDAY SEPT. 15TH FROM 8:00 A.M. TO 6:00 P.M., & SATURDAY SEPT. 16TH FROM 8:00 A.M. TO 12:00 P.M 

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MAHANOY TOWNSHIP -  TOWNSHIP BUILDING, 1010 W CENTRE ST, PHONE (570) 773-1553; THURSDAY SEPT 14TH 8:00 A.M. -3:00 P.M., FRIDAY SEPT 15TH 8:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M. & SATURDAY SEPT 16TH: 8:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.

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WEEK OF SEPTEMBER 18th:


MINERSVILLE BOROUGH - N. DELAWARE AVE. COMPOST SITE, PHONE (570) 544-2149; MONDAY SEPT. 18TH THROUGH FRIDAY SEPT. 22ND FROM 10:00 A.M. TO 5:00 P.M., & SATURDAY SEPT. 23RD FROM 8:00 A.M. TO 12:00 P.M.

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TAMAQUA TRANSFER STATION - SEWAGE PLANT ROAD, PHONE (570) 668-4515; MONDAY SEPT. 18TH THROUGH FRIDAY SEPT. 22ND FROM 7:00 A.M. TO 4:30 P.M., & SATURDAY SEPT. 23RD FROM 7:00 A.M. TO 11:00 A.M.

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GIRARDVILLE BOROUGH – BEHIND THE “A” ST. SCHOOL, PHONE (570) 276-1635; THURSDAY SEPT. 21ST & FRIDAY SEPT. 22ND FROM 9:00 A.M. TO 5:00 P.M., & SATURDAY SEPT. 23RD FROM 9:00 A.M. TO 1:00 P.M. 

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PORTER TOWNSHIP – TOWNSHIP BUILDING, 309 W. WICONISCO ST., MUIR, PHONE (717) 647-4656; THURSDAY SEPT. 21ST & FRIDAY SEPT. 22ND FROM 2:00 P.M. TO 6:00 P.M. & SATURDAY SEPT. 23RD FROM 7:00 A.M. TO 2:00 P.M. 

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HEGINS TOWNSHIP – TOWNSHIP BUILDING, 421 S GAP STREET,VALLEY VIEW, PHONE (570) 682-9133; THURSDAY SEPT 21ST AND FRIDAY SEPT 22ND FROM 8:00 AM TO 2:00 P.M. & SATURDAY SEPT 23RD FROM 8:00 A.M. TO 12:00 P.M. 

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WAYNE TOWNSHIP - TOWNSHIP BUILDING, RT. 183 AND MUNICIPAL ROAD, PHONE (570) 739-2629; THURSDAY SEPT. 21ST FROM 4:00 P.M. TO 7:00 P.M. & SATURDAY SEPT. 23RD FROM 7:30 A.M. TO 12:00 P.M. 

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TREMONT BOROUGH – BOROUGH BUILDING, 139 CLAY STREET, TREMONT, PHONE (570) 695-2199; FRIDAY SEPT 22ND FROM 8:00 A.M. TO 12:00 P.M. & SATURDAY SEPT 23RD FROM 8:00 A.M. TO 12:00 P.M. 

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NEW RINGGOLD BOROUGH: BOROUGH BUILDING, 25 N RAILROAD ST, PHONE (570) 640-5455; FRIDAY SEPT 22ND FROM 8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. & SATURDAY SEPT 23RD 8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.

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A cost may be associated with some items.

Exact locations and further information will be listed on the county website at www.co.schuylkill.pa.us/Offices/Recycles


Consumers in Schuylkill County with electronic items they want to recycle have other options.

The county’s website lists several companies that will recycle items, including Vertigo Systems, Bloomsburg Recycling Center, Responsible Recycling Services, etc.

http://co.schuylkill.pa.us/Offices/Recycles


WHERE TO RECYCLE
Policies about what items are eligible may vary, and some places may offer free recycling, so it is wise to call ahead:

Vertigo Systems
376 Centre Avenue, Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972

MUST Call for appointment 
Phone: (570) 385-3358

-Accepts All Office & Household Electronics & Computers
-ALL TVs including Flat Screen $45
-NO Large Projection TVs/ Wooden Console
-CRT Computer Monitors $10
-Printers $10



Vertigo Systems
912 Schuylkill Mall Frackville, PA 17931
MUST Call for Appointment
Phone: (570) 874-3358

-Accepts All Office & Household Electronics & Computers
-ALL TVs including Flat Screen $45
- NO Large Projection TVs/ Wooden Console
-CRT Computer Monitors $10
-Printers $10



Goodwill Keystone Area              
1544 Route 61 Highway South
Phone: (570) 385-8261

-Only accepting specific types of electronics (no televisions)


Salvation Army Family Store       
206 N Centre Street, Pottsville
Phone: (570) 628-3552

-Only accepting specific types of electronics (no televisions)



Responsible Recycling Services
805 Tomahawk Drive
Kutztown, PA 19530
Phone: (484) 641-5156

Acceptable Items for Recycling – NO CHARGE: Desktop/Laptop Computers, Keyboards & Mice, Cables & Cords, Computer Parts

Small Office & Household Scanners & Fax Machines, Small Office & Household Printers, Toner & Ink Cartridges, Projectors, Telephones & Telephone Systems & Cell Phones, Calculators / Adding Machines, Laptop Batteries, UPS Battery Back Ups, Filing, Cabinets, Microwaves / Small Counter Top Appliances, DVD Players & VCRs/ Gaming Systems, Stereos & Speakers, Exercise, Equipment, Bed Frames (Metal), Rain Spouting

Acceptable Items for Recycling – FEES DO APPLY: Televisions, Large Copiers & Large Machines

Computer Monitors (CRT & LCDs), Large Appliances, Air Conditioners / Dehumidifiers, Car Batteries, Smart Boards



Bloomsburg Recycling Center   
901 Patterson Dr., Bloomsburg, PA 17815
Phone: (570) 784-4532

-Accepts various types of electronics
-$10 per TV


Staples                          
6104 Cressona Mall Pottsville, PA 17901
Phone: (570) 385-7360

Staples Accepted Materials: Cell Phone Accessories, Cell Phones, Computer Peripherals - External, CRT Computer Monitors, Desktop Computers, Digital Cameras, GPS Systems, Inkjet Cartridges, Laptop Computers, LCD Computer Monitors, Lithium-ion Batteries, MP3 Players, Nickel-cadmium Batteries, Office Machines, Paper Shredders, Printers, Tablets, Toner Cartridges



1 comment:

  1. The legislature needs to revamp its laws regarding electronics recycling. Can't put it at the curb, but no provisions for recycling in many areas. That's like telling Houston residents that they're not allowed to have water on their lawns.

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