Lower Pottsgrove Township now participates in Single-Stream recycling collection. Single stream allows residents to place all recyclables in one container. There is no need to separate. Single-Stream recycling will be collected by a compaction truck, only recyclables will be collected by this vehicle.
Lower Pottsgrove Township requires all waste haulers to recycle the following materials:
Chip board (cereal boxes)
Newspapers and all inserts
Accepted food and beverage cans:
No foil or food trays, aerosol or paint cans will be accepted.
Accepted food and beverage containers:
No blue glass, light bulbs, mirrors, window glass, or ceramics.
Number 1 through Number 7 food and beverage containers and laundry bottles. The number is typically found on the bottom of the product.
Food and beverage cartons such as milk, juice, broth, etc.
Paper items such as pizza boxes are not accepted.
How to Recycle
To recycle an item, please rinse all materials and remove lids. Labels do not need to be removed.
Commingled materials can be placed together in the recycling bin.
Paper items must be no larger than 2 feet by 2 feet and should be placed on the bottom of the recycling bin. Paper can be tied in bundles or bagged with paper grocery bags.
All commercial and private haulers that operate in Lower Pottsgrove Township are required to report waste and recyclable tonnages to the Township on a quarterly and annual basis.