What is Recyclable?
Cartons: Juice, milk, soup, broth, wine, soy milk, etc. They are easy to recognize and are available in two types - shelf-stable and refrigerated. Please see attachments for more information: carton images - Frequently ask questions
Clear, Brown, and Green Glass: Remove caps, lids, tops, etc and rinse the inside. Labels may be left on. Do not break glass. Blue glass may be recycled with Green glass. Not acceptable: plate glass, mirrors, auto glass, ceramics, window glass, TV picture tubes, fiberglass, China, earthen ware, pottery, pyrex/cooking glass, drinking glasses or light bulbs.
Aluminum and Tin Cans: Rinse thoroughly. Labels may be left on.
Plastics: #1 PETE - soda bottles and other food containers. Rinse thoroughly and flatten. #2 HDPE - gallon milk jugs and detergent bottles. Rinse thoroughly and flatten. Labels may be left on. Not acceptable: Oil or anti-freeze containers.
Newspapers and Magazines: Separate into bundles or bags. Should be dry.
Corrugated Cardboard: Clean and dry, breakdown boxes. Not acceptable: Styrofoam or packaging materials.
Chipboard: Cereal boxes, soda cases, dry food boxes, paper towel rolls. Not acceptable: Plastic or foil liners.
Junk Mail: Envelopes, credit card applications, flyers, glossy ads, office paper, notebook papers.
Wrapping Paper / Cards: Wrapping paper and cards may be placed in the cardboard containers at the drop off sites. Foil gift wrap is not acceptable.
White Goods / Appliances: Appliances are accepted free of charge except those containing refrigerant. Items containing refrigerant are accepted at a charge or $15/unit at the Landfill and $20/unit at the Transfer Station. ** Exception: Dishwashers with a steel interior are recyclable, those with thermo-plastic interiors are not, they are considered trash.
Electronic Devices: TVs, Computers and Computer Peripherals (mice, keyboards, speakers, printers) - Drop off containers are located at the Landfill in Montgomery and the Transfer Station in Williamsport.
Automobile Waste / Used Motor Oil: The Landfill accepts tires and batteries for recycling. A fee is charged for tire recycling. Used motor oil is also accepted in small volumes. A listing of retailers and service stations who also accept used motor oil, filters, batteries, scrap metal and tires for recycling are as follows:
Carrs Trailers and Supplies
1739 John Brady Drive, Muncy
(waste oil, oil fitlers, batteries, scrap metal and tires (fee of $4.00 per tire)
Dave's Pro Auto Service
124 South Market Street, South Williamsport
(used oil, used oil filters, used anti-freeze and used tires - call for fees.)