Flooring used in building construction may be able to be donated. An internet search such as “donate flooring York PA” will show businesses that accept this material for donation.
Flooring may be able to be recycled by certain businesses. Consult our C&D Reuse-Recycling Outlet List here or conduct an internet search such as “recycle (carpet, flooring, etc.) York PA” to pursue this option.
Wood and vinyl flooring can be disposed in the regular trash or at the York County Resource Recovery Center (YCRRC). Tile flooring disposed of in the trash or at the YCRRC is limited to two 42 gallon contractor bags per disposal. Carpet and carpet padding disposed of in the trash or at the YCRRC is limited to no more than six feet in length and must be able to be carried by one person. Click here for information on YCRRC rates and hours. Your waste hauler may have additional requirements for bulk waste disposal. Contact them directly for more information.
Tile flooring, flooring that contains asbestos or carpet that exceeds the quantity and size limits listed above must be disposed of at Modern Landfill (717-246-2686).
For more information regarding the management of construction materials, click here.