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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.

Visit their website for
interesting and valuable information!

Click here for their
Red Lion Borough page.

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make sure to sign up at the bottom of their page
for email updates.

Recycling Video

Professional Recyclers of Pennsylvania

Every year, the
Professional Recyclers of Pennsylvania (PROP)
holds a recycling film festival.
Anyone can enter – a municipality, a school,
a church, a group of individuals,
or an individual of any age.
Take a look at the
2016 winning video!

Recycling Guidelines

  • Click here to view Penn Waste's printable 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.
  • Please know that included in your recyclable items are Paper, Paperboard and Cardboard!  Recycle Any Size. Any Quantity.
  • The following items MUST be recycled in Red Lion Borough:


Click here to view Penn Waste's printable Recycling Guidelines!

How to Prepare your Metal, Glass & Plastics:
Remove caps/lids.
Rinse thoroughly.
It is okay to leave the labels and neck rings on bottles.

METAL: Aluminum beverage cans
Steel food and beverage cans
Aerosol cans
Paint cans
GLASS: Clear, brown and green glass food and beverage containers
PLASTICS: #1 - #7 containers and bottles 

How to Prepare your Paper, Paperboard & Cardboard:
Remove all packaging.
(styrofoam, peanuts, plastic, bubble wrap, plastic liners., etc.)
Flatten ALL boxes and cardboard.
Bundle all cardboard that does not fit into the recycling bin.
Cover loose paper with heavier items to prevent it from blowing away.
If the weather forecast calls for high winds or rain, keep your recyclables inside until the following week if possible.  Wet paper products are difficult to process.


Any Size;
Any Quantity.

All sizes of cardboard boxes
CLEAN pizza boxes
Food boxes (i.e. cereal & gelatin boxes)
Paperboard juice and milk containers
EMPTY paper towel & toilet paper rolls
Paperboard packaging (i.e. tissue boxes)
Office paper (any color)
Shredded paper (in clear plastic bags, PLEASE!)
Newspapers & inserts
Magazines, catalogs & brochures
Envelopes & junk mail
Paper bags
Phone books & other soft cover books
Cartons (i.e. milk, juice, broth cartons, etc.)




NEEDLES & Medical Waste
(Do NOT place used needles or any other medical waste with recycling!
This is a serious health hazard to everyone!)

Packing Peanuts

Drinking glasses

Broken glass Windows, mirrors, ceramics Aluminum foil
Scrap metal
Plastic tableware
(knives, forks, spoons, etc.)
Plastic grocery bags

Light bulbs

Plastic bubble wrap
Pool chemicals Food-soiled material Wet papers or cardboard
Plastic food wrappers Used paper towels or tissues


Clothing hangers
(plastic & metal)


Christmas lights

Diapers   Food waste



Upcoming Events

25 Jun 2018
06:00PM -
Redevelopment Commission Meeting
25 Jun 2018
07:00PM -
Recreation Commission Meeting
27 Jun 2018
07:00PM -
Red Lion Municipal Authority Meeting
30 Jun 2018
09:00AM - 12:00PM
Farmers Market