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Recycling & Solid Waste

 

Single Stream Recycling

Easier than ever, just mix together!


What is allowed?

Mixed Paper

  • File folders and office paper
  • Flattened paperboard and paper bags
  • Junk mail, magazines, newspapers
  • Paperback books
  • Paper towel and toilet paper rolls
  • White and colored paper

Plastics - Bottles, jars, jugs, tubs #1 - 7

  • Beverage bottles
  • Gallon jugs
  • Food bottles, jars, jugs, and tubs
  • Must be clean and dry.  Please discard all food and liquid.
  • NO styrofoam

Aluminum and Steel Cans

  • Beer, juice, and soda cans
  • Food cans
  • Aerosol cans (Must be completely empty.)
  • Must be clean and dry.  Please discard all food and liquid.

Glass - Bottles, jars, and jugs

  • Food jars
  • Beer, juice, and soda bottles
  • Wine and spirit bottles
  • Must be clean and dry.  Please discard all food and liquid.
  • NO plate glass (windows) or dinnerware (Pyrex, etc.)

Cardboard

  • Must be flattened and either bundled or placed inside another cardboard box for collection.
  • Do not mix trash and food waste with cardboard.

PLEASE NO TV'S OR COMPUTERS OR ELECTRONICS AT THE CURB.
For additional information regarding these types of waste can be found on the

Electronics Recycling Page
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WHAT DO I DO WITH?

Contact Information

Ann Saurman
Manager
610-437-8729
Ann.Saurman@AllentownPA.gov

Tom Harper
SWEEP Manager and
Animal Control Manager
Thomas.Harper@AllentownPA.gov

Eric Trobetsky
Operations Manager
Eric.Trobetsky@AllentownPA.gov

Kristin Baringer
Education Manager
Kristin.Baringer@AllentownPA.gov

Gabrielle Heiney
Office Manager
Gabrielle.Heiney@AllentownPA.gov

Stevie VanWagenen
Recycling Coordinator
Stevie.VanWagenen@AllentownPA.gov


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