RECYCLING

WASTE HAULERS AND RECYCLING SERVICES
To handle day-to-day garbage and recycling needs, residents in Tinicum Township contract with private waste haulers:

DelGuerico's, Inc.
2895 Grouse Lane, Suite 100
Riegelsville, PA 18077
(610) 346-9500
www.delguericosinc.com
Republic Services of Bucksmont, Allied Waste Division
731 E. Reliance RD
Telford, PA 18969
(215) 723-0400
www.republicservices.com
Holland Disposal Co
307 Upper Tinicum Church Rd
Upper Black Eddy, PA 18972
(610) 982-5779
Waste Management
400 Progress Drive
Tel ford, PA 18969
800-869-5566
www.wm.com
Leck Waste Services
PO Box 2609
237 Jacksonville Rd
Ivyland, PA 18974
(215) 675-8000
www.georgeleckandson.com
Chrin Hauling Inc.
635 Industrial Drive
Easton, PA 18042-7339
(610) 258-8737
www.chrin.org

PLACES TO RECYCLE IN BUCKS COUNTY

The Bucks County Planning Commission has provided a valuable new resource for residents: Click here for the Recycling Guide 2018 to find places to bring all types of recyclable materials from "A to Z" near you, including paper, old computers, TVs, tires, old appliances and other hard to recycle items.

BUCKS COUNTY HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION EVENTS

Click here for the 2018 Schedule and more information on where to find a Hazardous Waste Collection Event in Bucks County near you. The event will accept household products containing toxic chemicals, like pesticides, oil-based paints, solvents, cleaning products, weed killers, pool chemicals, rust/paint remover, antifreeze, and automotive batteries can be a threat to people and the environment if improperly discarded. Never throw these materials in to the trash, as toxic chemicals may harm sanitation workers, or result in fires in collection vehicles. It is also not safe to pour them into a sink or storm drain as they can end up in environment polluting the air, water, or soil.

RECYCLE CLOTHING AT THE DELAWARE VALLEY FIRE CO.

Clothes, coats, shoes, boots, sneakers, belts, purses, blankets, pillows, sheets or stuffed animals can be recycled at the new clothing shed at the Delaware Valley Fire Company at 75 Headquarters Rd. in Erwinna. Tax-deduction forms are available on site.

RECYCLE APPLIANCES, METAL, TIRES, and JUNK

611 Metals at 6776 Easton Road, Pipersville will take metal, household appliances, computers, printers, boilers, gutters, tires, cars, trucks and more. Call 267-221-6924 or go to www.611metals.com

FirstEnergy/Met-Ed will pick up your old refrigerator or freezer and give you a check for $50! An old refrigerator or freezer in your basement or garage could run up a utility bill by an average of $150 a year. Call 877-270-3521 or visit www.energysavePA.com.

Junk Hauling companies can come to your house and haul away appliances, refrigerators, mattresses, TVs, tires, carpets and more:

  • 1-800-GOT-JUNK
  • College Hunks Hauling Junk 215-660-3930
  • Junk Luggers 1-800-584-5864
  • E-Waste Experts at 1-800-328-2927

RECYCLE CFL BULBS, INK CARTRIDGES, CELL PHONES, ETC.

  • CFLs (Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs) can be recycled at Home Depot, Lowes, True Value Hardware, & ACE Hardware stores. Consider using LEDs in the future. They don't contain mercury.
  • Ink cartridges & toner cartridges can be recycled at Staples & Office Max stores.
  • Cell phones and cell phone accessories can be returned to any cell phone carriers, such as Verizon or Sprint.
  • Styrofoam Packing Peanuts can be taken to places such as Box It, 1776 South Easton Road, 1776 Plaza, Doylestown, PA 18901 (215) 348-9269.

RECYCLING TECHNOLOGY PRODUCTS

Recycle desktop & laptop computers, tablets, eReaders, monitors, desktop printers, copiers, scanners, faxes, shredders, mice, keyboards, modems, routers, PC speakers, digital cameras, MP3 players, mobile & cordless phones, hard drives and small servers can be recycled for free at Staples and Best Buy stores. Televisions may be recycled for a $25 fee at Best Buy and Gigabiter (866-944-2248).

DOCUMENT SHREDDING AND RECYCLING

RECYCLING BATTERIES

  • Alkaline Batteries, which are ordinary household batteries (AA, AAA, etc.), are now manufactured with less mercury and fall below Federal and State hazardous waste standards allowing them to be disposed of in the regular trash.
  • Rechargeable Batteries found in cordless power tools, cellular and cordless phones, laptop computers, digital cameras, two-way radios, camcorders, and remote control toys should be recycled. Rechargeable batteries CAN be recycled at participating retail locations including the following: Radio Shack, Best Buy, Staples, Target, Office Max, Lowes, Home Depot, Sears, WalMart and Verizon Wireless. Rechargeable batteries sometimes look like regular alkaline batteries. The label on the battery will indicate if it is rechargeable. Recycle all rechargeable batteries labeled Nickel Cadmium (Ni-Cd), Nickel Metal Hydride (Ni-MH), Lithium Ion (Li-ion) and Nickel Zinc (Ni-Zn). If it says “Alkaline”, dispose of it in the regular trash.
  • Button Cell Batteries (silver oxide, mercuric oxicide, lithium) still contain mercury. These batteries can be brought to place of purchase, or to a Bucks County’s Household Hazardous Waste event.
  • Car or Lawn Tractor Batteries can be can be returned to place of purchase or at 611 Metals, Home Depot or Lowes.

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF BUCKS RESTORE

ReStore, located at 31 Oak Ave., Chalfont, PA 18914, accepts donations of new or gently-used building materials, furniture, home decor and working or non-working appliances. Sales go to help fund the construction of Habitat houses within the community. Restore can arrange pick-up or you can drop off items up to a half hour before closing time. For more info go to www.habitatbucks.org/restore or call 215-822-2708.

ENGINE OIL

Engine Oil: You can safely dispose of used engine oil at the Public Works Building 237 Hollow Horn Road, Pipersville, PA. But please, NO gas, transmission fluid or anti-freeze!

revised 7/6/18