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Recycling & Waste Hauling

Waste Hauling in Charlestown Township is handled by private contract. If you live in a larger community that has a Homeowners’ Association, in some cases your HOA secures the contract for waste hauling & recycling services for your entire development.

Guidelines:

Mixed Paper

  1. Newspaper – including inserts, may be placed in a paper grocery bag, rigid container, or bundle with string into a stack.
  2. Residential Mixed Paper – place this material in a paper grocery bag, including: junk mail, magazines, envelopes, catalogues, phone books, cereal boxes, notepaper, etc. It is OKAY to mix with newspaper.
  3. Corrugated Cardboard – flatten and separate from other paper materials. Cardboard may be bundled with string.

Commingled materials:

the following may be mixed together in the same bin:
  1. Glass–all colors. Rinse, remove lids and rings. Labels are OK.
  2. Aluminum – rinse
  3. Bi-metal steel cans – rinse
  4. Plastics - #1 through #7. This number is found in a triangle on the bottom of the container.

Call your private hauler for additional information on how to prepare your recyclables for curbside pick up.

Revised: June 1, 2009.

 
Charlestown Township, 4030 Whitehorse Road, P.O. Box 507, Devault, PA 19432
Phone: (610) 240-0326
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