What Can I Recycle

Item Acceptable How to Prep Item Not Accepted
Batteries Household Batteries

Place in special battery bag, set beside recycle container.

Auto and utility vehicle batteries.
Corrugated Cardboard Includes packing and shipping boxes with fluted sheet. Also acceptable are CLEAN pizza boxes. Flatten boxes and remove packaging. Cereal & kleenex boxes.
Glass Clear, brown, and green bottles & jars. Rinse & remove lids. Place lids in your refuse. Dishes, drinking glasses or light bulbs.
Metal Food & beverage cans made from tin or aluminum. Rinse. Pots, pans & scrap metals.
Plastics Plastic bottles and jugs with necks. Remove cap, rinse, and crush. Plastic bags.
Tires Automotive tires. Attach extra service tag and place at curb. Tractor tires/tire rims.
White Goods Large appliances, over 50lbs. (washer, dryer, freezer, hot water heater, etc.)

Attach extra service tag and place at curb.

Large machinery/recreational vehicles.
Yard Waste Grass clippings, garden residues and sod. Place in biodegradable paper bag provided by the Borough, attach sticker. Containers/plastic bags.

Quick Reference Guide (PDF) on what you should recycle in Lancaster County.