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Allentown Recycles
At Home
At the Yard Waste Sites
At the Drop Off Center
At Work
At School
The average glass bottle and jar contains 20-30% recycled glass.
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Recycling Drop Off Center

Allentown provides curbside trash, recycling and yard waste collection for residents who live in homes and most apartment buildings with less than 26 units.
Trash is collected twice a week from every home.
Recyclables and yard waste are collected once a week on one of your
two trash nights.
Place your trash, recyclables and yard waste out after 5:00 p.m. and before 10:00 p.m. on your collection nights. Trash and recyclables should be collected by noon the next day. Please call the Hotline if collections are late or missed.


Need recycling bins? Not sure of your nights of collection? Call the Hotline or
Click here for the collection zone MAP.
Holidays -Trash is not collected on the nights of July 4, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve. Recycling pickup is delayed one day.
Apartment buildings with private collection are required to recycle. Landlords must provide tenants with recycling bins and collection.

Allentown residents may bring yard trimmings to the two yard waste drop off sites. Check locations and schedules.

The Allentown Recycling Drop Off Center, on Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive next to the 15th Street bridge, is open to everyone, 24/7/365. Check out everything you can recycle!

Businesses, non-profits, and institutions must recycle.

Schools are required to recycle. How well is your school recycling?
Education programs are available for all Allentown schools and other groups, too!

Trash & Recycling in Allentown
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