Residential Trash and Recycling


Penn Waste provides recycling containers at your residence. If your bin was broken by the waste hauler, please contact Penn Waste at 717-767-4456 and they will replace it at no charge. For additional information, please visit our FAQ page.

Please remember that RECYCLING IS THE LAW!


Additional Recycling Resources:

Save Magazines for Ronald McDonald House! - Support RMHC-CP and go green by collecting and donating your glossy magazines! Anything glossy counts – that means magazines, catalogs and annual reports. Unfortunately we cannot use newspapers or telephone books.Containers are marked “magazines only” so that other non-glossy paper, plastic bags and trash are not deposited. All glossy paper is acceptable. 

 Wheels for Wishes♦ “Wheels for Wishes is a car donation program benefiting Make-A-Wish® Greater Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Make-A-Wish is proud to offer an easy way to recycle or donate unwanted cars, trucks, motorcycles, SUVs, RVs, or even boats, by turning them into a wish for a local child. Visit to watch a video and learn more.

Vehicles for Veterans ♦ Vehicles for Veterans is a nonprofit car donation program that benefits disabled veterans with the proceeds from donated vehicles. For additional information, please visit their website,

 Dart Styrofoam/Foam Recycling locations available in Lancaster and Leola. Recycling available for foam items with the 6 PS number. Please click "Dart Foam Recycling Locations", call 1-800-288-CARE (2273) or visit for additional information. 

Mattress Disposal Guide from - Tuck Sleep Foundation is a non-profit community devoted to improving sleep hygiene, health and wellness through the creation and dissemination of comprehensive, unbiased, free web-based resources. 

Waste Management's At Your Door Special CollectionSM service collects and manages household hazardous waste materials that may may not be disposed of in the regular trash or recycling bins. To determine if a specific item may be collected or to schedule a collection please visit HERE or call 1-800-449-7587 (M-F 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM)

♦  Composting Basics

♦  Penn Waste 

♦  York County Recycling Markets

♦  Pennsylvania Dept. of Environmental Protection - Recycling and Disposal Information