Recycling and Cleanup Event sponsored by the Rural Preservation Association of Northwestern Lehigh County (PO Box 91, Germansville 18053)
Saturday, April 11 8 AM – 12 noon
Lowhill Township Building, Route 100
The RPA-NLC helps to fund educational opportunities for students in the Northwestern Lehigh school district with proceeds remaining after expenses.
Auto & Pick up Tires $2 each
Auto Tire on rim $3 each
Truck Tire on rim $5 each
Non-auto Tires $5 each (golf cart, motorcycle, ATV, wheelbarrow)
Tractor/Oversize tires $5 per ply (large tractor, OTR, etc- ply on sidewall)
Refrigerators/freezers $20 each
Appliances w/ Freon $10 each (A/Cs, dehumidifiers)
Appliances w/o Freon $5 each (stoves, washers, dryers)
Trash calculated: $40.00 per pick up load
Fluorescent Lamps (4’) 50 cents each
Fluorescent Lamps (8’) $1 each
Propane Tanks $5 each
Power Tools $2 each
Household Batteries $1/pound
TVs $25 each
CRT Monitors $10 each
LCD Monitors $5 each
Other Electronics Free Will Donation Appreciated!
(Phones, copiers, answering machines, CDs and DVDs, cameras, cell phones, calculators, clocks,
coffee makers, cords and cables, CPUs, fax machines, keyboards, laptops, microwaves, modems, printers, radios, razors, stereos, tape recorders, toaster ovens, VCRs, items containing mercury)
Also accepting: scrap metals (please remove all non metal parts, gas and oil from motors)
auto batteries used motor oil transmission fluid cooking oil pet carriers cages pet supplies ink cartridges newspapers bicycles strings of holiday lights extension cords baling twine
Via will be on-site to accept donations of useable household items, bedding, towels, curtains, furniture, books, toys, stuffed animals, clothes, craft items, and working appliances.
No paints, chemicals, antifreeze, smoke detectors, hazardous waste!
Lehigh County Hazardous Household Waste Call 610-782-3073 for information.
Questions? Call Janice at 610-767-9297 M-F 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM
The RPA-NLC is sponsoring Cleansweep. The four Northwestern Lehigh townships are not providing waste disposal facilities or financial help for the event, and while Lowhill Township is allowing the use of its facilities, it is not sponsoring the event. Donations are not tax deductible.
You may recycle throughout the year at these locations:
Antiques: or old architectural items, claw foot tubs, radiators, moldings and trim, doors, hardware, light fixtures: Allentown Preservation League, 1518 W. Walnut St, Allentown: 610-437-1989
Bicycles: Community Bike Works: 235 N. Madison, Allentown: 610-434-1140; or see www.communitybikeworks.org
Electronics; CDs, DVDs, other techno trash; Fluorescent & Mercury lamps: A.E.R.C Recycling Solutions., 2591 Mitchell Ave, Allentown: 610-797-7608; or see www.aerc.com
Lawn Equipment, Propane Tanks: Plaza Hardware, Route 309, New Tripoli: 610-767-6500
Oil, transmission fluid, antifreeze, batteries, used cooking oil: 309 Auto, New Tripoli: 610-298-8855
Packing Peanuts (clean) and Styrofoam Packing Materials: Shipping Plus, Schnecksville: 610-799-6610
Slate, bricks, blocks, rock, concrete: Crushcrete: 610-865-1898
Smoke Detectors: Sioux Services, 2912 Filbert Ave, Reading 19606. Call 484-638-1126 for information and prices.
Styrofoam (clean, dry, no peanuts or meat trays) and Paper Shredding (free, call for details): Liberty Recycling, 526 N 3rd St, Allentown: 610-433-0129
Allentown Recycling Center: 1400 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr, Allentown (610-437-8729, www.allentownrecycles.org) will recycle clean glass bottles and jars, aluminum cans, tin and bimetal cans, cardboard, office paper and magazines, newspapers, paperboard, telephone books, good used clothing, hardback and paperback books, #1 and #2 plastics, scrap metals. Open 24 hours a day.
Bethlehem Recycling Center: Illick’s Mill Rd between Schoenersville Rd and Center St, Bethlehem (610-865-7082, www.bethlehem-pa.gov/recycle/) will recycle clean glass bottles and jars, aluminum cans, tin and bimetal cans, aerosol cans, cardboard, paperboard, office paper, glossy magazines, newspapers, Styrofoam, plastics #1 through #7, telephone books, clothing and textiles, hardback and paperback books, scrap metals. Free paper shredding. Open M-F 9AM-5PM, Saturday 9AM-4PM, and Sunday 11AM-4 PM.