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 2013
3/2/2014
Celebrate Earth Day with Free Tire Disposal
To help eliminate illegal dumping of tires and educate the public about proper tire management, the York County Solid Waste Authority (Authority) is offering free tire disposal at the York County Resource Recovery Center.   Pre-registration is required and will be accepted dur... [ READ MORE ]

1/2/2014
Recycle Your Electronics at these Collection Sites
The York County Solid Waste Authority conducts a free electronics recycling program from 9AM to 1PM the third Saturday of every month at its Yard Waste Transfer Facility located off of Flour Mill Road in Manchester Township.
 
All York County residents, businesses and ... [ READ MORE ]

01/1/2013
Don't Be a Pill! Authority Offers Free Medication Take-back Box Program; Eleven Police Departments Participating
The York County Solid Waste Authority (Authority) has launched a medication take-back box program to help provide a secure disposal option for unwanted medications from residential sources at no cost to the public.  The Authority  invited all York County police departments to par... [ READ MORE ]

 
 2012
09/8/2012
USEPA Announces Outcome of Five Year Site Review at York County Sanitary Landfill
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) initiated its regular "Five Year Site Review" of the York County Sanitary landfill earlier this year. 
 
The Landfill, a former Superfund Site, was removed from the Superfund List (also known as the Nat... [ READ MORE ]

02/22/2012
Hate Roadside Litter? Make It Disappear All Year!

To celebrate Earth Day every day and to promote a cleaner environment, the York County Solid Waste Authority offers a FREE litter disposal program. York County organizations, civic groups, schools and neighborhoods that want to clean up litter can dispose of it free of charge at the York... [ READ MORE ]


01/19/2012
Authority Announces Officers for 2012
The York County Solid Waste Authority has elected officers for 2012. They are as follows: Chairman—Joseph Hoheneder; Vice Chairman—Edward Heindel; Secretary—Clarence Nace; Treasurer—William Brenneman and Assistant Secretary/Treasurer—Noah Krout.
 
... [ READ MORE ]

 
 2011
12/22/2011
2012 Tour Scholarships Announced

The York County Solid Waste Authority has chosen the recipients of the 2012 Tour Scholarship Program.  Ten schools and nearly 700 students will participate in 2012.

The Tour Scholarship Program is offered by the Authority to local schools and pays the cost of a bus and a dri... [ READ MORE ]


12/21/2011
Recycle Your Christmas Tree
The York County Solid Waste Authority is conducting a free Christmas tree recycling program for all York County residents.  The program starts December 26, 2011 and continues through January 31, 2012. 
 
Residents may bring... [ READ MORE ]

12/07/2011
Illegal Dumpsite Cleanup Event: Volunteers Needed!
York, PA – (December 7, 2011) – Keep York County Beautiful (KYCB) is seeking volunteers to help clean up an illegal dumpsite. The event will be held on Saturday, December 17, 2011 from 8AM to 3PM. The dump site spans Newberry Township and Goldsboro Borough at locations on Stillhouse... [ READ MORE ]

11/02/2011
Authority Celebrates “America Recycles Day” with Free Assembly Programs

To promote recycling and celebrate "America Recycles Day" (November 15), the York County Solid Waste Authority is sponsoring puppet show recycling programs in 12 York County Elementary Schools.  The program, titled "Magic Pots and Recycled Bottles" was created by Kathleen Jacobs, of "... [ READ MORE ]


10/01/2011
Flood Debris Notification
Effective October 1, 2011, York County residents and waste haulers may deliver processible flood debris to the York County Resource Recovery Center(RRC). The fee to deliver flood debris is $56 a ton. The minimum fee to deliver flood debris to the RRC is $10 up to 340 pounds. After that, the fee is p... [ READ MORE ]

09/29/2011
Recycle Your Old Phone Books Now Through October 31

The York County Solid Waste Authority has kicked off its 19th annual phone book recycling program.  Residents and businesses can recycle their outdated phone books now through October 31.  Magazines and catalogs are also accepted for this program.

Phone books, magazines ... [ READ MORE ]


09/22/2011
York County Solid Waste Authority Approves 2012 Budget With $3 Per Ton Increase in the Cost for Waste Disposal

The York County Solid Waste Authority has approved its budget for fiscal 2012. The tip fee (cost for disposal) for York County processible municipal solid waste at the York County Resource Recovery Center (RRC) for 2012 will increase by $3 per ton from $56 per ton to $59 per ton.  With the... [ READ MORE ]


09/22/2011
York County Solid Waste Authority Approves Action to Ensure Future Capacity for York County's Waste

The York County Solid Waste Authority approved a motion at its public meeting last night authorizing staff to develop plans for modernizing the York County Resource Recovery Center (RRC).  These efforts will include various facility and site improvements that will ultimately provide... [ READ MORE ]


09/12/2011
Authority Announces Staff Appointments
The York County Solid Waste Authority recently appointed Amy Burkart to the position of part-time Community Services Specialist.
 
Amy is responsible for assisting in the development and implementation of educational programming for local schools and organizations, conducting tou... [ READ MORE ]

08/22/2011
Authority Appoints Municipal Waste Advisory Committee Members

The York County Solid Waste Authority recently appointed new Municipal Waste Advisory Committee (MWAC) Members.  The MWAC consists of individuals from all classes of municipalities, citizen organizations, private industry, solid waste businesses, and the recycling industry.  Th... [ READ MORE ]


07/07/2011
York County Recycling Rate for 2010
York County’s recycling rate for 2010 is 33.5 percent.
The recycling rate is the percentage of the municipal waste stream diverted from the total waste stream¹. York County’s rate includes recyclables collected from commercial establishments; municipal curbside and drop-off p... [ READ MORE ]

07/06/2011
Staff Appointment
Frank Kovacs has been appointed to the position of Operations Supervisor.
The York County Solid Waste Authority recently appointed Frank Kovacs to the position of Operations Supervisor.

Kovacs is responsible for coordinating and supervising daily operations and collecting and maint... [ READ MORE ]

05/16/2011
Board Member Appointed
Timothy S. Malinky has been appointed to the board of the York County Solid Waste Authority.
The York County Solid Waste Authority announces the appointment of Timothy S. Malinky as a member of the board of the York County Solid Waste Authority. Mr. Malinky’s appointment fills a two-year ... [ READ MORE ]

02/03/2011
Help clean up illegal dump sites in York County
Join the great PA clean up. Read How
Cleaning Up York County One Dumpsite at a Time
In July, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful released its report on illegal dumps in York County. The Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful survey of the county, done in partnership with the Penn State Cooperative Extension... [ READ MORE ]

01/20/2011
Authority Elects Officers for 2011
The York County Solid Waste Authority elected officers and approved annual appointments for 2011.
The York County Solid Waste Authority elected new officers at the January monthly meeting held at the York County Solid Waste Authority's Management Center. They are as follows:

Chairman... [ READ MORE ]

01/12/2011
Cross roads borough starts curbside recycling
Cross Roads Borough recently implemented a curbside recycling program for its residents becoming the 62nd York County municipality to initiate a curbside recycling program.
The York County Solid Waste Authority announces Cross Roads Borough has implemented a weekly curbside recycling program fo... [ READ MORE ]

 
 2010
01/21/2010
Authority Announces Officers For 2010
The York County Solid Waste Authority elected new officers at the January monthly meeting held at the York County Solid Waste Authority's Management Center. They are as follows:

Chairman—Norman Clouser
Vice Chairman—Clarence Nace
Secretary—Joseph Hoheneder [ READ MORE ]

01/11/2010
2010 Tour Scholarships Announced

The York County Solid Waste Authority has chosen the recipients of the 2010 Tour Scholarship Program.  Nine schools and nearly 800 students will participate in 2010.

The Tour Scholarship Program is offered by the Authority to local schools and pays the cost of a bus and a driv... [ READ MORE ]


01/11/2010
York County Solid Waste Authority Appoints Solid Waste Engineer
The York County Solid Waste Authority recently appointed Jeffrey Kozlowski to the position of Solid Waste Engineer.

Kozlowski is responsible for providing technical oversight, support and review of facilities owned or operated by the Authority. Primary duties include: monitoring day to d... [ READ MORE ]

 
 2009
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