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Red Lion, PA 17356

Red Lion, Pennsylvania

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Penn Waste

Penn Waste collects 
residential 
trash
& recycling 
in Red Lion Borough.

www.pennwaste.com
717-767-4456
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Why did our trash bill increase?


Our contract with Penn Waste was set to expire at the end of 2020. Red Lion Borough put the trash service out for competitive bid and by law, must take the low bid. Penn Waste was the lowest bidder for trash service. Increases for tipping fees, labor and recycling disposal all add to the cost of business and is out of the control of the trash hauler. 

Rates are as follows (some fees not included):

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Recycling Guidelines

The recycling bin is the property of Red Lion Borough and MUST stay at the property if you move!
Place recyclables at your normal collection site no later than 6AM on your scheduled collection day.
For information and complaints about your service, call Penn Waste at 717-767-4456 or visit their website.
Reject purchasing items in excessive packaging; buy those not in a package or in the smallest package possible.  
Reduce the number of items purchased; only buy those that are needed and will be used.  
Reuse items that can be repaired.
Recycle - it is good for you and the community, and it is the law.

 
 

General Information

 
In need a new recycling bin? Please stop at the Borough Office on the 2nd floor to recieve one!
For a new trash can, please contact Penn Waste at 717-767-4456.
Penn Waste collects the garbage and recycling in Red Lion Borough.
 
There are two (2) services available. The first is “Full-Service” which is a weekly collection and includes up to six (6) bags of trash, unlimited recycling, and one (1) large (bulky) trash item. The second option is the “Pay Per Bag,” which includes 26 bags for the year and unlimited curbside recycling. Large (bulky) trash items can be collected under this program, but requires the use of one (1) trash bag (attached to the item).
For billing questions, to sign up for new service, or to change you current level of service, call Penn Waste at 717-767-4456.

Rates are as follows (some fees not included):
2021
“Full-Service” (weekly) service – $297.00/year
“Pay Per Bag” service – $208.00/year ($8.00/bag)
2022
“Full-Service” (weekly) service – $309.00/year
“Pay Per Bag” service – $218/year ($8.40/bag)
2023
“Full-Service” (weekly) service – $321.00/year
“Pay Per Bag” service – $228.80/year ($8.80/bag)
2024

“Full-Service” (weekly) service – $334.20/year
“Pay Per Bag” service – $240.00/year ($9.25/bag)
2025

“Full-Service” (weekly) service – $347.40/year
“Pay Per Bag” service – $252.20/year ($9.70/bag)

Recycling is Mandatory in Red Lion Borough! 

How should I dispose of...


My old and unwanted electronic items

A 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:
-Computers
-Computer Peripherals (keyboard, mouse, printer, etc.)
-Computer Monitors
-Televisions

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.

Acceptable Items
Appliances such as Refrigerators and Washing Machines
Carpet (48 max. length, rolled and tied)
Furniture
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)

Non-Acceptable Items
Paints, Stain, Chemicals and Liquids
Batteries
Automobile Parts
Household Hazardous Waste
Tires on Rims|
Commercial and Industrial Waste
Construction Materials or Debris, including:
Drywall
Brick
Block
Treated Lumber
Roofing
Shingles
Ceiling Tiles
Concrete
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.

 

Grass Clippings

The preferred option is for residents to dispose of grass clippings by using a mulching mower, composting, or another environmentally acceptable means.  If you have no other options, grass clippings can be thrown in the trash.

 

Leaves

Please visit our Public Works Department's Leaf Collection page. 

 

Branches and Limbs

Please visit our Public Works Department's Branch & Limb Collection page.
Penn Waste will also collect branches & limbs every friday as long as they follow these guidelines:

48 max. length, bundled and tied

 

My cut Christmas tree after the holidays

Please visit our Public Works Department's Christmas Tree Collection page.

 

Fluorescent Lamps, Ballasts & CFL's

Fluorescent lamps are considered hazardous because they contain mercury. To properly dispose of these items, call the York County Solid Waste Authority at  717-845-1066.

 

Household Hazardous Waste

To properly dispose of these items, call the York County Solid Waste Authority at  717-845-1066.
 

Batteries and cell phones

To properly dispose of these items, call the York County Solid Waste Authority at  717-845-1066.