Recycle Drop-Off Center

Directions to the York County Solid Waste Authority’s Public Recycle Drop-Off Center:

The Authority’s Public Recycling Drop-Off Center has RELOCATED TO: 2685 Blackthorne Court, York, PA 17406.  From Rt. 30:  Proceed north on Toronita Street.  Toronita turns into Blackbridge Road.  Proceed approximately 3/4 of a mile and turn left onto Blackgum Court.  Make the first left onto Blackthorne Court.  The new Recycling Drop-Off Center will be on your left.

Hours of the Recycle Drop-Off Center:

The Recycle Drop-Off Center is open 7 days a week during daylight hours.

What Types of Recyclables Are Accepted at the Recycle Drop-Off Center:

Glass:
• Clear, blue, brown and green glass food & beverage containers
√ Rinse thoroughly to ensure they are free of contaminants and residue.
√ Remove caps or lids and dispose of them in the trash.
√ It is not necessary to remove labels and neck rings

Metal:
• Aluminum beverage cans
• Steel and bi-metal food & beverage cans, aerosol cans, paint cans
√ Rinse thoroughly to ensure they are free of contaminants and residue.
√ Remove caps or lids and dispose of them in the trash.
√ It is not necessary to remove labels

Plastic:
• Plastic containers #1 through #7
√ Rinse thoroughly to ensure they are free of contaminants and residue.
√ Remove caps or lids and dispose of them in the trash.
√ It is not necessary to remove labels and neck rings

Paper, Paperboard & Cardboard:
• All sizes of cardboard boxes
• Clean pizza boxes
• Paperboard packaging (i.e. cereal and tissue boxes)
• Shelf-stable and refrigerated food and beverage cartons (rinse cartons and remove and dispose of caps)
• EMPTY paper towel and toilet paper rolls
• Office paper (any color)
• Shredded paper (in CLEAR plastic bags)
• Newspapers and inserts
• Magazines, catalogs and brochures
• Envelopes and junk mail
• Paper bags
• Phone books and other soft cover books
√ Remove packaging (Styrofoam “peanuts,” plastic bubble wrap, liners, etc.)
√ Break down and flatten ALL boxes.

Clothing and Shoes:
Clean clothing and shoes are accepted in the Salvation Army drop-off bin.  If you have furniture, appliances or any other items for the Salvation Army, DO NOT BRING THEM TO THE RECYCLE DROP-OFF CENTER.  Contact the Salvation Army directly for information on donating these items.

Thank you for Recycling!  At the York County Recycle Drop-Off Center, more than 1,000 tons of material are collected for recycling annually.

 

 

  • Directions to the York County Solid Waste Authority Recycle Drop-off Center

    2685 Blackthorne Court, York, PA 17406
    From I-83:
    Proceed on I-83 to Exit 21 (Arsenal Rd/Route 30E). As you come off the exit ramp, get immediately into the far left turning lane and proceed to stoplight at intersection of Toronita Street and Route 30E (you will see the "Round the Clock Diner" at this intersection.) Turn left onto Toronita Street (Toronita turns into Blackbridge Road). Proceed approximately ¾ of a mile to Blackgum Court. Turn left onto Blackgum Court and proceed up the hill to Blackthorne Court. Turn left onto Blackthorne Court and the entrance to the Recycle Drop-off Center will be on your left.

    From Rt. 30:
    At the stoplight at the intersection of Toronita Street and Route 30 (you will see the "Round the Clock Diner" at this intersection), turn north onto Toronita Street (Toronita turns into Blackbridge Road). Proceed approximately ¾ of a mile to Blackgum Court. Turn left onto Blackgum Court and proceed up the hill to Blackthorne Court. Turn left onto Blackthorne Court and the entrance to the Recycle Drop-off Center will be on your left.