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Recycling in York County

Most municipalities do offer a curbside or drop-off recycling service. So, your first step is to contact your municipality for those details. Items accepted for recycling may vary depending on the type of recycling program and/or where you live.

Most curbside recycling programs accept the following items:

NOTE: HANOVER BOROUGH has it’s own recycling guidelines. Click here for information on curbside recycling in Hanover.


The Authority has a Drop-off Center for residents.  Information is listed below.

York County Solid Waste Authority’s Public Recycling Drop-off Center:

Location: 2685 Blackthorne Court, York, PA 17406.

Click here to view a map

Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. & Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon.

Accepted Items:

  • Aluminum cans
  • Steel & bi-metal cans
  • Corrugated cardboard
  • Clothing and Shoes–Clean clothing and shoes ONLY are accepted in the Salvation Army drop-off bin

Directions to Recycling Drop-Off Center

For additional York County recycling locations (not affiliated with YCSWA)  click here.

York County Recycling at a Glance

Curbside Recycling Video