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4/4/2024
The York County Solid Waste Authority Sponsors High School Earth Day Recycled Art Contest

To promote recycling and celebrate “Earth Day” (April 22), the York County Solid Waste Authority (YCSWA) is sponsoring a Recycled Art Contest for York County High School students. Participating schools…

2/14/2024
York County Solid Waste Authority Safely Destroyed 3.57 Tons of Medication in 2023

In 2023, the York County Solid Waste Authority (YCSWA) disposed of a total of 3.57 tons of unused and expired residential medication collected via the YCSWA’s secure Medication Return Box…

2/1/2024
2024 Tour Scholarships Announced: More than 470 York County Students to Learn How Garbage is Managed

The York County Solid Waste Authority is pleased to announce that eight school groups totaling approximately 470 students will participate in the Authority’s Tour Scholarship Program in 2024. The Tour…

1/24/2024
YORK COUNTY SOLID WASTE AUTHORITY ANNOUNCES OFFICERS FOR 2024

The York County Solid Waste Authority has elected officers for 2024. They are as follows: Chairperson                            Patrick Ball Vice Chairperson                    Felicia Dell Secretary                                 John Klinedinst Treasurer                                 Chick…

12/14/2023
RECYCLE YOUR CHRISTMAS TREE AFTER THE HOLIDAY SEASON

The York County Solid Waste Authority will hold a FREE Christmas Tree Recycling Program for all York County residents. Beginning December 26, 2023, residents may bring their tree to the parking…

10/25/2023
The York County Solid Waste Authority Sponsors Recycling Assembly Programs in Eight York County Elementary Schools

To promote recycling and celebrate America Recycles Day (November 15), the York County Solid Waste Authority (YCSWA) is sponsoring puppet show assembly programs in eight York County Elementary Schools.  The…

10/2/2023
Hauler Appreciation Day Recognizes Waste Haulers for their Hard Work

The York County Solid Waste Authority (facility owner) and Covanta York Renewable Energy, LLC (facility operator) are hosting “Hauler Appreciation Day” at the York County Resource Recovery Center on Thursday,…

9/21/2023
YORK COUNTY SOLID WASTE AUTHORITY APPROVES 2024 BUDGET FEE INCREASE TO FUND LONG TERM COUNTY NEEDS

The York County Solid Waste Authority has approved its budget for fiscal 2024, including a tipping fee increase to fund projects for long term system stability. The tip fee for…

3/15/2023
York County Solid Waste Authority Will Hold A Free Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event

3/15/2023 The York County Solid Waste Authority’s FREE Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Event will be held on Saturday, May 6th from 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. The event will be…

3/1/2023
The York County Solid Waste Authority Sponsors High School Earth Day Recycled Art Contest

3/1/2023 To promote recycling and celebrate “Earth Day” (April 22), the York County Solid Waste Authority (YCSWA) is sponsoring a Recycled Art Contest for York County High School students. Participating…

1/25/2023
YORK COUNTY SOLID WASTE AUTHORITY ANNOUNCES OFFICERS FOR 2023

1/25/2023 The York County Solid Waste Authority has elected officers for 2023.  They are as follows:                      Chairman— Patrick Ball                         Vice Chairman— Matt Sommer                         Secretary—Felicia Dell                        …

1/19/2023
2023 Tour Scholarships Announced: More than 540 York County Students to Learn How Garbage is Managed

1/19/2023 The York County Solid Waste Authority is pleased to announce that seven school groups totaling approximately 540 students will participate in YCSWA’s Tour Scholarship Program in 2023. The Tour…

1/12/2023
York County Solid Waste Authority Safely Destroyed 2.62 Tons of Medications in 2022

1/12/2023 In 2022, The York County Solid Waste Authority (YCSWA) disposed of a total of 2.62 tons of unused and expired residential medication collected via YCSWA’s secure Medication Return Box…

12/12/2022
RECYCLE YOUR CHRISTMAS TREE AFTER THE HOLIDAY SEASON

12/12/2022 The York County Solid Waste Authority will hold a FREE Christmas Tree Recycling Program for all York County residents. Beginning December 26, 2022, residents may bring their tree to the…

11/17/2022
Disposal of Hazardous Waste From a Business

  11/17/2022 York County businesses and institutions can contact the following companies regarding management of hazardous waste:   Batteries Plus Bulbs 96 Sofia Drive, #103, Shrewsbury    Phone: 717-996-4100 984…

9/27/2022
YORK COUNTY SOLID WASTE AUTHORITY APPROVES 2023 BUDGET WITH $2.00/TON INCREASE IN THE COST FOR WASTE DISPOSAL

9/27/2022 The York County Solid Waste Authority has approved its budget for 2023. The tip fee (cost for disposal) for York County processible municipal solid waste at the York County…

4/25/2022
The York County Solid Waste Authority Announces Winners of High School Earth Day Recycled Art Contest

4/25/2022 To promote recycling and celebrate “Earth Day” (April 22), the York County Solid Waste Authority sponsored a Recycled Art Contest for York County High School students. Participating schools included…

3/24/2022
York County Solid Waste Authority Will Hold A Free Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event

3/24/2022 The York County Solid Waste Authority’s FREE Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection Event will be held on Saturday, May 7th from 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. The event will be…

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