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Recycling

Recycling has become a way of life for the residents of Abington Township. Abington has one of the strongest waste reduction and recycling programs in the state. Abington Township is preventing tons of material from unnecessary landfill disposal every day.

Curbside Pick Up
Curbside is the area between the curb and property line, not to exceed 4' feet from the road.

When:
Place these recyclables curbside by 7 AM on your collection day.  In the event your collection day occurs on a holiday, paper/junk mail will be collected on the township's next working day.

Paper/Paper Products Recycling Guidelines

Material

Including

Additional Instructions

Container

When & Where

Newspaper Newsprint   Recycling cart Place curbside by 7 AM on normal collection day.

Paper

bond, computer, construction, fax, office, shredded, adding machine, wrapping and copy, cups, plates, hand towels, napkins and lunch bags .

Recycling cart

Place curbside by 7 AM on normal collection day.

Books

shopping catalogs, telephone, paperback and hard back with or without intact covers

Recycling cart

Place curbside by 7 AM on normal collection day.

Boxes

corrugated or cardboard, shoe, cereal, pizza, gift, laundry soap, video game, cookie, cake mix, toothpaste and tissue boxes,  toilet paper rolls, paper egg cartons, etc. break down cardboard, & remove insert from cereal Recycling cart

Place curbside by 7 AM on normal collection day.

Cards

greeting and time .- Recycling cart Place curbside by 7 AM on normal collection day.
Containers carrier and milk/juice cartons .- Recycling cart Place curbside by 7 AM on normal collection day.
Envelopes window, standard and manila   Recycling cart Place curbside by 7 AM on normal collection day.

Fiber board

Brown wrappers for packaging materials, grocery bags, multi wall sacks (e.g. pet foods, lawn and garden seed, fertilizer, yard/leaf compost, cement bags and construction paper .- Recycling cart Place curbside by 7 AM on normal collection day.

Junk Mail

magazines, periodicals, fliers, all types of glossy paper. .- Recycling cart Place curbside by 7 AM on normal collection day.

Manila Folders

. .- Recycling cart Place curbside by 7 AM on normal collection day.

Materials not included in paper/paper products recycling:

  • carbon paper
  • photographs

Should your recycling cart become damaged telephone the department at (267) 536-1038 for information on a replacement.

Remember if a holiday falls on your regular collection day your paper will be collected on the township's next working day.

Commingle Recycling Information

Recycling Tips


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