& RECYCLING INFORMATION
ABINGTON TWP 586-2111
As of 1/1/04, J P Mascaro & Sons (800-243-7575) is the new refuse hauler for SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP. If your old collection day was Friday it will remain Friday, any other collection days will switch to Thursdays.
Also, residents can now bring cardboard to the Township Building recycling
dumpster if they wish it to be recycled.
The more we get the more grant money we receive. If it is placed at the curb with their refuse it will not be recycled.
SOUTH ABINGTON TOWNSHIP or the County
Recycling Center at 963-6868 for a location to dispose of the following items:
Hazardous waste, liquids, paints or chemical thinners
Non-compactible items (bricks, concrete, blacktop, etc)
Car parts, batteries, tires or oil
|WHAT TO RECYCLE||WHAT TO DO|
|GLASS CONTAINERS: All colors accepted.||Rinse; Labels may remain; Place Lids in Refuse; Place in round bin.|
|PLASTIC CONTAINERS.||Rinse; Labels may remain; Flatten lids in refuse; Place in round bin.|
|METAL & BI-METALLIC CONTAINERS||Rinse; Labels may remain; flatten containers if possible; place lids in refuse; place in round bin.|
|NEWSPAPERS, FLYERS, INSERTS, CATALOGS, MAGAZINES & PHONEBOOKS||Set in rectangular bin.|
not set out your paper items during inclement weather, save for next week.
other items not listed above for recycling should be placed in your refuse.
dates will be set at each particular time of year and posted in local newspapers
for special items removal, such as leaves and holiday trees and decor.
Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection suggests leaving lawn
trimmings on the lawn which acts as a natural mulch and suggests mulching the
fall season leaves into your lawn with a mulching lawnmower if at all possible.
leaves in biodegradable paper bags supplied by the Township at the curb on
specified dates. Bags are to be used on these dates only. Please
only take as many as you need -- do not use them throughout the
trees at the curb on specified dates
Last Update January 22, 2008