TRASH & RECYCLING

PRIVATE 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

Click here for the Recycling Guide 2020 from the County to find places to bring all types of recyclable materials, including paper, old computers, TVs, tires, old appliances and other hard to recycle items.

BUCKS COUNTY HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION EVENTS

Click here for the 2020 Schedule for the County Hazardous Waste Collection Events. The events are held 9:00 am to 3:00 pm rain or shine.

DUE TO THE COVID-19 EMERGENCY MANY EVENTS HAVE BEEN POSTPONED OR CANCELLED. PLEASE VISIT WWW.BUCKSCOUNTY.ORG/RECYCLE TO CONFIRM EVENT DATES AND TIMES.

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. Click here for frequently asked questions.

RECYCLE USED 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!

WHAT TO DO WITH:

Leftover Paint: Click here to learn how to properly dispose of latex and oil-based paint.

Single Use Plastic Bags & Drycleaning Plastic: Most grocery stores, such as Giant and Acme, have boxes at the front of the store for grocery bags and dry cleaning bags. Return dry cleaner hangers to the dry cleaner.

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, tvs, computers, printers, boilers, gutters, tires, cars, trucks and more. Call 267-221-6924 or go to www.611metals.com

Appliances That Contain Freon For more information on proper disposal of air conditioners, refrigerators, freezers and dehumidifiers, click here.

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.

  • Fluorescent Bulbs Bethlehem Apparatus Company in Hellertown (610) 838-7034 will recycle your fluorescent tubes. Home Depot will recycle the spiral light bulbs, but not the fluorescent tubes. Consider using LEDs in the future - they don't contain mercury.
  • Ink cartridges & toner cartridges can be recycled at Staples stores.
  • Cell phones and cell phone accessories can be returned to any cell phone carriers, such as Verizon, Sprint or Best Buy. Also check with www.awomansplace.org, www.cellphonesforsoldiers.com, or other charities.
  • Styrofoam Packing Peanuts (polystyrene) can be taken to places such as Parcel Place, 4387 W Swamp Rd, Doylestown (215) 345-4930.

DOCUMENT SHREDDING AND RECYCLING

RECYCLING BATTERIES

  • Alkaline Batteries, which are ordinary household batteries (AAA, AA, C, and D), 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.
  • Automotive Batteries, lead acid batteries from cars, boats motorcycles, etc. can be taken to 611 Metals, Pipersville (267) 221-6924 www.611metals.com.
  • Lawn Tractor Batteries can be can be returned to place of purchase or at 611 Metals, Home Depot or Lowe's.
  • Rechargeable Batteries labeled Nickel Cadmium (Ni-Cd), Nickel Metal Hydride (Ni-MH), Lithium Ion (Li-ion) and Nickel Zinc (Ni-Zn) can be recycled at Warehouse Battery Inc. in Quakertown (215) 538-3112 or Call2Recycle www.call2recycle.org 9800) 822-8837. Contact your local Lowe's, Home Depot, and Staples.
  • Button Cell Batteries (silver oxide, mercuric oxide, lithium) still contain mercury. Battery Solutions www.batterysolutions.com/start-recycling (800) 852-8127 and contact jewelry or department stores for button type battery recycling, or a Bucks County’s Household Hazardous Waste event.

GOOD STUFF THRIFT

Good Stuff Thrift, located at 3633 N. Easton Rd., Doylestown, PA 18902, accepts donations of new or gently-used clothing and accessories, jewelry, shoes, kitchenware, lamps, furniture, CDs and more. Sales go to help kids in need within the community. Good Stuff can arrange to pick-up furniture or large items or you can drop off items up to a half hour before closing time. For more info go to www.goodstuffthrift.org or call 267-454-7951.

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. Donated items are tax deductible. 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.

revised 2/13/2020