How should I dispose of...
My old and unwanted electronic itemsA close option is Silverback Recycling located right here in Red Lion at 800 W Maple St. Call them for more info at 717-455-9777 or you can visit their recycling site https://silverback-recycling.business.site/.
Another option is The York County Solid Waste Authority (717) 845-1066 www.ycswa.com
In Pennsylvania certain electronics are restricted by law from being disposed of in the trash due to the toxic metals they contain. The Covered Device Recycling Act (CDRA), Act 108 of 2010, requires the following “covered devices” to be recycled in Pennsylvania:
-Computer Peripherals (keyboard, mouse, printer, etc.)
Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 a.m. to noon at the York County Resource Recovery Center (YCRRC) located at 2651 Blackbridge Road in York. There is no tipping fee for loads consisting solely of electronics. If delivering other wastes in addition to electronics during the same visit, the entire load will be subject to the YCRRC tipping fee.
Large items such as a sofa, chair, mattress, etc.
You may dispose of one bulk item per week through curbside collection.
For large items to be acceptable, they must be able to be lifted into a truck by two people. Loose piles are not able to be accepted.
Appliances such as Refrigerators and Washing Machines
Carpet (48“ max. length, rolled and tied)
Mattresses & Box Springs
Car Tires (TIRES ONLY. Must be removed from rims)
Tree Branches & Brush (48“ max. length, bundled and tied)
Scrap Metal (48“ max. length)
Paints, Stain, Chemicals and Liquids
Household Hazardous Waste
Tires on Rims|
Commercial and Industrial Waste
Construction Materials or Debris, including:
If you have questions about large item pickup in your area, contact the Penn Waste Customer Service team or call (717) 767-4456 to speak with a Penn Waste representative.
Office paper, junk mail, magazines, catalogs
Continental Paper Grading, 3350 Concord Rd., York, PA 17402
Visit their website at http://www.cpgco.com/waste-paper-scrap-metal-plastic-broker/ or contact them by phone at 717-885-7881 for complete details in regards to their recycling rules.