Construction and Demolition Waste

PLEASE NOTE: If you are disposing of Construction and Demolition Waste from a York County Business or Organization, please call 717-845-1066 regarding quantity of material.

Construction and Demolition Waste from York County Residents (Homes)

Construction and Demolition Waste contains a wide variety of materials used in the construction of or resulting from the demolition of buildings, homes and other structures.

Disposal Options:

1. Donate: Unused construction materials and some salvaged materials can be donated. An internet search such as “donate (drywall, lumber, sink, etc.) York PA” will provide options of organizations that accept these donations. 

2. Recycle the metals: Ferrous and nonferrous metals separated from other wastes can often be recycled at metal scrap yards. An internet search such as “recycle (metal fencing, pipe, wire, etc.) York PA” will provide these options.

3 .Call your waste hauler: Many construction and demolition materials can be picked up by your waste hauler. However, your hauler may have additional requirements for bulk waste disposal, so please call them or visit their website for further information.

4. York County Resource Recovery Center on Blackbridge Road, Manchester Township: We accept certain construction and demolition materials, with some being accepted in limited quantities. If you are choosing this option, click here for our list of materials accepted, not accepted and accepted in limited quantities.  

5. Modern Landfill in Lower Windsor Township: Materials that are not accepted by your hauler or at the York County Resource Recovery Center can usually be accepted at Modern Landfill.  Modern Landfill can be contacted at 717-246-2686.

Disposal Fee for the York County Resource Recovery Center:

Our disposal rate is $65 per ton. The minimum fee to dispose of waste is $20 (up to 600 pounds). From 600 pounds the cost is assessed proportionately. For example, the cost to dispose of 1/2 ton of waste is $32.50.