Public Works

BOROUGH RECYCLING PROGRAM

Recycling in West Chester follows the same schedule as trash collection. The Borough's recycling program is now a single stream curbside collection program, meaning that the following recyclables may be mixed together in your blue 20 gallon recycling container: Clear, green, and brown glass, Plastic containers #1-7, Aluminum beverage cans, clean aluminum foil and take out containers, empty aerosol cans, steel food and beverage cans, mixed paper (i.e. newspaper, junk mail, office paper, etc.), and cardboard. Cardboard boxes must still be broken down and flattened to be placed in your bin. If you do not have a bin, you may pick one up at the Public Works Department at 205 Lacey Street for a charge of $6.00 per container. There is no limit to the amount of recycling you may put out each week, so we encourage you to purchase extra bins if needed. Remember to print your address on the container in the space provided.

Click here to view the Recycling Program Monthly Calendars.

Click here to see a Five Year Trend of the Borough's Trash and Recycling tonnages

Household Hazardous Waste

2014 Collection Schedule
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West Chester Borough's 7th Annual Electronics Recycling & Shred Event

The Borough now collects fluorescent & CFL bulbs for residential drop-off. Please bring these bulbs to the Public Works Department, 205 Lacey St. Flourescent & CFL bulbs cannot be recycled through our curbside program and are a hazardous material that should not be placed out in the regular trash.

For further information on the Borough of West Chester Recycling Program, or if you wish to obtain copies of the household recycling guide, contact the Public Works Department at 696-5282.

Remember recycling is not just a good idea, it's the law!

CLICK ON THE PICTURES TO FIND OUT WHERE TO RECYCLE THESE ITEMS!

Junk Mail

Automotive Wastes

Batteries

Cell Phones

Computers

Ink Cartridges

Smoke Detectors

Miscellaneous

Freon Recovery

Paint Disposal

Bulk Items
 

For more information on recycling please visit the following links: www.chestercountyswa.org
www.earth911.org
www.dep.state.pa.us
www.proprecycles.org

CONTACT US

Department of Public Works
Borough of West Chester
Phone: (610) 696-5282
205 Lacey Street Fax: (610) 436-1383
West Chester, PA 19382 E-mail: publicworks@west-chester.com

 
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