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Recycling Drop-off Center

The Drop-off Center is open 24 hours per day, every day of the week. It is open to everyone.

Items that may be dropped off include:

  • Corrugated cardboard
  • Paperboard (cereal & food boxes, tissue & shoe boxes, paper egg cartons, paper drink carriers, etc.)
  • Mixed color paper & magazines
  • Newspapers
  • Books and phone books
  • Glass bottles and jars
  • Cans, aluminum foil and pie plates
  • ALL plastic bottles, tubs, buckets & containers marked #1 through #7 (water, soda, laundry, yogurt, margarine, ketchup, shampoo, etc.)
  • Metal items (washing machines, aluminum siding, bicycles, metal fences, small metal appliances etc.)
  • Clothing, shoes, hats, drapes, etc.

Office paper accepted for shredding Monday-Friday 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, and Saturday 8:00 am-12:00 pm. Documents are shredded into a locked container. The City hauls the confidential shredded documents to Liberty Recycling for destruction.

For more information, please call our office at 610-437-8729.

Location
Allentown Recycling
Drop Off Center


Martin Luther King Jr Drive
Next to the 15th St. bridge

Questions: 610.437.8729 or
Contact Form