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RECYCLING

Salem Township now has recycling containers at the Municipal Garage at 101 Bell Bend Road for Salem Township Residents.  This is available 24/7.

 

Acceptable Recyclable items:

Paper-Dry & Clean, No Bags

  • Newspaper & Inserts
  • Magazines & Catalogs
  • Junk Mail, Envelopes, File folders, Shredded Paper
  • Office White, Colored and Computer Paper (Staples & Paper Clips OK)
  • Corrugated Cardboard boxes
  • Cereal & Gift Boxes (remove liners)
  • Paper Bags & Phone Books
  • Books

Containers-Empty & Clean, No Bags

  • Aluminum Cans (Beer & Soda)
  • Aluminum Foil & Foil Plates, etc.
  • Glass Bottles & Jars (food & drink only)
  • #1-#7 Plastics (plastic bottles, jars, tubs and rigid containers)
  • Metal Food Cans & Lids (Tin/Steel)
  • Metal Pots and Pans
  • Empty aerosol cans
  • Cartons - juice, milk, soup & broth, wine, soy milk
  • Composite (paperboard) cans

 

ITEMS NOT ACCEPTED include:

  • Drinking Glasses
  • Mirror, Ceramics or Pyrex
  • Window Glass
  • Light Bulbs, Plates or Vases
  • Waxed Paper
  • Waxed Cardboard
  • Napkins
  • Tissues
  • Paper Towels
  • Paper To-Go Containers
  • Stickers or Sheet of Address Labels (affixed address labels and stamps are ok)
  • Tyvek Envelopes
  • Plastic 6-pack Holders
  • Plastic Microwave Trays
  • Plastics other than those listed above on permitted items
  •  Styrofoam (including packing peanuts)
  • Scrap Metal
  • Propane Tanks
  • Needles &/or Syringes
  • Hazardous or Bio-Hazardous Waste
  • Food Waste, Garbage
  • Hangers
  • Electrical Cords; Garden Hoses
  • Bubble wrap

 

Electronics Recycling may be available through:

DMS Shredding, R. Fellows Avenue, Hanover Township, 570-819-3339

Brenner Recycling, 282 S. Wyoming St., Hazleton City 570-454-8706

Please call before bringing items in and inquire about the hours of operation and also if there is a charge for this service.