*UPDATE: THE BINS WERE REMOVED MONDAY NOVEMBER 23!
Contact your garbage hauler for information on their recycling pick up. By law all garbage haulers must also pick up recycling.
More information on area recycling programs is available in the Heidelberg Township Newsletter and below:
The Lynn Township Transfer Station at 6450 Scholler Road accepts recycling from non-residents for a cost of $1.00 per trip. It is open Friday and Saturday from 8 am-3 pm. They do not accept garbage from non-residents. For more information please call Lynn Township at 610-298-2645
If you do not have a garbage hauler you can use the Whitehall Township Recycling Drop off Center at the corner of Eberhart Rd. and Range Rd. It is open to all Lehigh County residents. The Drop-Off Center, is located at the corner of Eberhart and Range Roads, and they will take comingled recyclables, as well as: scrap metal, four tires without rims, clothes and textiles, telephone books, etc. For more information go to www.whitehalltownship.com/recycling
The Center is for residential use only and is NOT to be used by businesses!
Tuesday and Thursday – 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Saturdays – 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
The Recycling Drop-Off Center is closed on holidays and during periods of inclement weather.
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 (TVs, computers, microwaves, etc); CDs, DVDs, other techno trash; Fluorescent & Mercury bulbs, ballast, batteries, : A.E.R.C. Recycling Solutions., 2591 Mitchell Ave., Allentown: 610-797-7608; or see their drop-off Friday program information or www.aerc.com
Lawn Equipment, Propane Tanks: Plaza Hardware, Route 309, New Tripoli: 610-767-6500
Oil, transmission fluid, antifreeze, vehicle batteries, used cooking oil: 309 Auto, New Tripoli: 610-298-8855
Packing peanuts (clean): Shipping Plus, Schnecksville: 610-799-6610
Slate, bricks, blocks, rock, concrete: Crushcrete: 610-865-1898
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. Open M-F 9AM-5PM, Saturday 9AM-4PM, and Sunday 11AM-4PM.
Paints, chemicals, antifreeze, smoke detectors, hazardous waste: Lehigh County Hazardous Household Waste: Call 610-782-3073 for information.