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Important Curbside Recycling Information

Participating Municipalities

  • Alexandria
  • Mapleton
  • Mill Creek
  • Mt. Union
  • Orbisonia
  • Petersburg
  • Rockhill
  • Saltillo
  • Three Springs Boroughs
  • Shirley Township
  • Walker Township

Curbside Recycling Sponsors

Garbage haulers serving the participating municipalities sponsor this Curbside Recycling Program.

For more information Park's Garbage ServicesRETURNS 404

Curbside Recycling Collection Days

Collection times will be every other week and containers are to be at the curb no later than 7 a.m.

Collection Days started June 2, 2008.

  • Monday- Mount Union Borough
  • Tuesday- Mapleton and Mill Creek Boroughs
  • Wednesdays- Alexandria and Petersburg Boroughs and Walker Township
  • Friday- Orbisonia, Saltillo, Rockhill and Three Springs

Recyclable Materials

Cardboard Boxes

Do's and Do Nots of Recycling Cardboard


  • Cardboard boxes
  • Pizza boxes
  • Food boxes (cereal and jello boxes)
  • Paper towel and toilet paper rolls
  • Paperboard packages (tissue and shoe boxes)
  • Remove all packaging (Styrofoam, peanuts, bubble wrap, etc).
  • Flatten all boxes.
Will NOT Accept
  • Plastic bags
  • Food soiled cardboard
  • Wax-coated cardboard  (milk cartons)

Containers to be Recycled

Do's and Do Nots of Recycling Containers


  • Aluminum beverage cans
  • Steel food and beverage cans
  • Aerosol cans
  • Plastic bottles with necks smaller than their base
  • Clear, green, and brown glass food and beverage containers
  • Remove caps/lids.
  • Rinse thoroughly.
  • It is okay to leave on labels and neck rings.
Will NOT Accept
  • Aluminum foil
  • Scrap metal
  • Plastic tubs, cups, trays, and bags, deli/take-out containers, broken glass, windows, mirror, ceramics, light bulbs, and drinking glasses

Paper to be Recycled

Do's and Do Nots of Recycling Paper


  • Office paper of any color
  • Single cut shredded paper
  • Newspaper and inserts
  • Magazines and catalogs
  • Junk mail and envelopes
  • Paper bags
  • Phone books
  • Remove non-paper objects from paper items.
  • Cover paper with heavier objects to prevent it from blowing away.

Will NOT Accept
  • Plastic bags